They're calling for a high of 81F today but it will get hotter later in the week. I haven't been feeling well so I've been inside the house most of the time for months and the temperature doesn't mean a whole lot to me at this time. :-(
Quite a few showers, very little wind and quite humid. Thunderstorms and flash flood warnings and watches up the other end of the island chain a couple of days ago. The upper low that caused those problems is moving away and we should be back to normal by the weekend.
No fall colours to look forward to here so have to watch out for your photos.
60's For tonight here , no rain yet though .
I remember a young teenager in front of some Beautiful Rabbits , She was so proud and happy and filled with expectations !!! It was delightful ,
I'm a concrete madness , but I know ...
Hi Jnette,yes..As long as my son has a blast thats all that matters.At the fair this year the only animal you could win is a fish.They didn't have the Rabbits this year.The fair gets smaller and smaller each year.
Kelli in Canoga Park is closer to you Jen , and in Sunny California too !!!
iT'S HOT today fall or not ,,
Although I'm sure everyone would make you comfortable here , let's see roll away's or Hammocks from the ceiling LOL
Couldn't you here DH now ...lol
Well another day shot here. It was hot and humid with windy conditions too. But my old cat bit me yesterday when I touched a sore spot so my hand is only semi useful and since I planted 2 trees yesterday and broke up a bunch of roots my right arm is sore. I still need to bring in tender plants. Grrrr...
rained beginning at 4am , Rained hard with lightning and thunder for early this morning .
Rainy , cloudy now . with 17 to 25 mph S wind .
Humidity 74% currently .
Good for yesterday and all fall plantings so far
Rain overnight and til about 5:30am this morning then cloudy til mid morning. Temps only reached high 50s. Tonight we will get down to 40 so my tender plants are in temporairly til I get some cut back and condensed. Gotta spray em too!!
We may have seen the last of the hot Hawaiian summer. Trade winds are continuing but blowing in lots of shower clouds. Very little sun and on off moderate showers. Another upper level low is approaching from the west and will give heavier showers and possible thunder showers to Kauai and Oahu. Down our end of the island chain we are expecting frequent heavier showers until possibly next Friday. We have lost our inversion layer that caps the cloud tops and keeps the showers pleasant. Cold air aloft will allow the clouds to grow into towering cumulus hence the heavier showers. At least that's how the experts put it. Where we are it means wetter weather.
Weather started raining at 4am yesterday morning a few hours of a break since then
T- storm at this hour , suppose to rain steady until about 7 pm Sunday according to the forecast ,
Severe weather warnings and flash flood warnings through today , As much as 2 inches of rain per hour are possible with these storms moving through .
So far just under a couple of inches here according to weather reports ,
Currently 66 Degrees Rather a nice fall rain with some thunder and lightning at the moment
King Euro says Saskatchewan will indeed be sharing lots this winter. The months of the Wolf will be c*o*l*d Southeast of here (worst below Manitoba to the Great Lakes ... including lots of States below that area). So definitely get your parkas/snowshovels/snowblowers ready!
The Months of the Wolf will reach right down to Texas and the Atlantic coast (though not as bad as for those in the mid section of the U.S.).
the map doesn't show Florida in the blue but everywhere else (except the far West) will definitely be cooler/really cold.
Now the ? is how accurate will it be (I'm betting it will be).
79°F and a bit humid here in NW Pennsylvania today. Last warm day for a while as the 10 day forecast shows highs only in the 60's.
Just finished picking 4 bushels of Ida Red apples and easily have 3 or 4 more bushels still on the tree. While not as "cosmetically" pretty as the ones on the supermarket shelves, after peeling they are perfect! Haven't touched the Red Romes, Wine-saps or Red Delicious yet. Also picked several bushels of Yellow Delicious and still have a boatload left to pick! What a great year for apples! Especially welcome after getting none last year due to multiple freezes in the spring!
My daughter and family are packed and ready for their move from Darby MT. back to Pa. but the blizzard has delayed them.
The leaves are turning here, and will be prime by the middle of Oct. My favorite time of the year! Time to take a week's vacation and do some photography!
Love those homegrown apples. When I was a kid, I loved to eat apples while green. My parents told me I will get a belly ache, but I never did.
It all started on Sept. 3, 2013 with all day rain that turned to snow over night. It snowed all day with accumulation of 18" of wet and heavy snow. Never in all my years, have I witness anything so spectacular and scary. I thank God that I had my diseased hybrid elm removed years ago or I would have lost my garage. I did lose my 6-year-old smoke tree. No other trees on my property.
All around, large limbs were heading towards the ground. I can hear ripping noise of the limbs as they tore loose from their mooring. The electricity flickered off then on. Finally it went off around 8 and stayed off. I was prepared with a kerosene lantern. My computer was off. So decided to go to bed.
It was spectacular from a photographers point of view. I was able to get some good photos from my front and, and back door of neighboring trees. Luckily when I parked before the storm, my car was out of reach of neighbor's tree limbs.
All was due to the amount of snow, and the heaviness of it---perfect for making a snowman. Most of the trees are huge hybrid elm.
Today it is sunny and 42 degrees. Snow is melting.
Snow is pretty much gone---all 18" of it. Snow sort of flattened my iris and daylily leaves. I had trimmed them down to 5". Cleanup have begun. The town sent out manpower to remove peoples limbs and branches. I did my share with the sedum, smoke tree, and Hibiscus. Snow demolished my Datura plants.
that upper level low is slowly approaching the islands from the northwest but has weakened. We are getting frequent light showers gentle easterly winds but very little sun. Temps in low 70s. Low is forecast to strengthen Thursday and move towards the east down the island chain giving us the chance for heavier showers. Being an upper low the tradewinds are still blowing lightly from East under the low bringing in the showers.
Today was the first day I drove through town. I couldn't believe how so many trees and limbs were laying on lawns. Unbelievable sight. Most trees were planted near houses. Some limbs landed on cars, but I saw none on houses---a blessing!
Most likely, it was due to leaves still on the trees. What people fail to notice when they clean up and think they are done, there are limbs still hanging by the "thread" so to speak. With our strong winds, it would not take much to tear them loose.
A beautiful day today with blue skies and 58 degrees. It is 46 as I write this.
the upper level low was a non event. A dry layer of air wedged itself between the upper low and the incoming trade showers and prevented the showers from developing into thunderstorms. Looks like we are in for a couple of days of light SE winds with the possibility of some showers. Nice and quiet right now.
Nice to have lower humidity in the South. My mums are eye candy as well although there are some lovely ones planted out around the neighborhood. The yellow and lavender are an especially eye-catching duo. I just haven't gotten it together to do that yet. :/ I do like the Celosias. And the bees do as well.
I had a wonderful day today.I go to a Cowboy Church and you will never believe who came and put a concert on for us.The Famous Country Singer T Graham Brown.It was so awesome.I was able to get a hug and have two pics taking with him and he signed a cd of his.Thats the first time i ever meet a Country Singer in person.I wish i could post a pic,but i can not,because of him being famous.
That's a pretty flower pic pepper .. My mums don't look good enough to post a pic of.
As you said last years drought and I didn't water them enough this year ,
I will add some new soil and mulch them real good though and they will be back .
Nice fall flowers
My red mums bloom all season nearly when their happy ..
Going to pick all big, green tomatoes. We will put them in the basement on tables. Use them as they ripen. Growing season will end this week. Predicted frost every night starting Thursday.
Not bad as average frost date is Sept 25.
Still no color in trees & forest. No wind has taken lots of leaves off. Strange fall!
Updated: 5:51 AM PDT on October 16, 2013
Dew Point: 20 °F
Wind: 15 mph from the North
Wind Gust: 23 mph
Pressure: 29.99 in (Rising)
Visibility: 10.0 miles
UV: 0 out of 16
Pollen: 5.30 out of 12
Still muggy, hot, humid and still. Thunder rumbling over the interior of the islands. Working in the yard without a shirt does not help.
If weathermen are correct (50/50 chance) then tomorrow could be very wet with upper level low still lingering and an area of moist low level pressure coming at us from the east. Heavy rain forecast.
Funnel clouds over Honolulu these last couple of days with heavy showers and thunderstorms over Oahu.
Interesting news - two years City of Honolulu spent $2 million to haul sand off the ocean floor back onto the beaches in Waikiki.. Variations in the tides and ocean swells this last summer has eroded all that sand back into the ocean and uncovered even more rocks and old breakwaters. Some beach areas are roped off and beach boys are having to move their businesses. May be the rising ocean levels are having an impact. Estimates are that by end of century Waikiki will be under water.
I was successful on an online auction last evening. I bought a 26 x 36 greenhouse frame for about ¼ the price of new. It also included planks for along the bottom sides. A good deal, I think.
We will use this one for growing lettuce.
We have 4 others for growing tomatoes.
cooling but okay 63 this Sunday afternoon 46 tonight after 42 early this morning ,
Partly sunny very windy 15 to 25 mph
When the wind stays at sunset it's very cold .
Plants dying back in dormancy , usual fall clean up , lots of little things to do and be done ,
Will get to about half or so of them )lol
Seems gardens are never complete and never incomplete either , interesting infinitive ...
I have friends that live in Aussie.They are fighting wild fires.The fires has gone to both sides of the road.It is very heart breaking that they are losing their homes to the wildfires.I have been watching it on CNN.
We have had several frosts, and now are in a period of beautiful sunny days and highs mid 60s, lows at night right above freezing. Trees are gorgeous in color, and I just bought me a B&D 32v leaf vacuum/blower to get some garden mulch going. I have my backyard gardens totally cleaned up and cultivated-only have a few carrots and 24 newly transplanted Butterhead lettuce growing. I know the weather will get bad just any day now, and I do not enjoy garden chores in the cold!
Summer like weather here the past five days, humidity back up again...maybe rain today, supposed to be a front coming through then we'll only get up to 80° instead of 90°. We usually don't run the AC this late into Oct...been a warm one...nice thing is my potted tomato plant is doing great.
We are a cool 61° this morning...and I was actually getting cold while outside waiting for the dog to do her business this morning..LOL. I'm with Kelli, hard to be sitting here in shorts and flip flops and thinking of people with snow and ice already.
Still very little wind, a few overnight showers. Forecast for this coming weekend - possible showers with southerly drift bring moisture up from the tropics, but muggy, windless, hot, cloudy 80s, generally uncomfortable plus VOG. This tropical humid weather sure keeps things growing. Miss those fall temps.
We supposedly reached 51 for a high but there wasn't much difference between that and the 45 it was at noon today. lol. Spent the morning condensing trees and bushes down onto fewer pallets and ended up with 16 empty pallets to move inside. Am hurting pretty good tonight. lol
Under a freeze warning for tonight. Will get in high 20s.
High in the low 40's, dark and dreary here today. We had snow Wednesday night into Thursday but it's gone now. Still haven't had a frost and everything is still green! I picked Red Rome and Winesap apples today...
Here are few photos of Pennsylvania autumn color taken last week.
53 degrees today's high 50 now , 32 or 33 degrees for tonight ..
Wind SW 3mph
Quiet and calm , except everyone is in a bad or cranky mood , with the weather changing being the reason , maybe ?
I can wait for winter fever to begin .. really .. I can ..
Thunderstorms last night. Just love that nighttime lightening. Nice thing was it was not right overhead. It seemed to be centered right over the active volcano. Raw nature at its best.
Still hot and humid and only light showers where we are.
I remember growing up in Pennsylvania and it rained a lot. I hated rain. (I'm getting my punishment now.) I look forward to the first good rain of the season like a kid looks forward to the first snow.
Yeah!!!! Tradewinds are back and so are the showers. Nice and fresh and cooler. Lets hope it sticks around for a couple of weeks. Need the rain for our catchment tank and the plants. Just give me enough time to do the yardwork.