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    Hopkins is reporting 104 (112 heat index). Minnetonka is reporting 100 (105 heat index). (source: Wunderground, currently at the time of this post)

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    Couldn’t be better timing for this weather. Pool filter was broken when we opened it a couple weeks ago. Company that closed it down didn’t drain the water out well enough so it cracked. So we’ve had the pump running to at least circulate water. Had that off while we were gone for a few days – turn it on? That breaks too. Well, we are down to scooping the top and running the robot to clean the bottom. Oh, but that just broke too.

    If anyone likes pea soup, we should have a great batch cooking by the end of this hot spell. :anger:

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    The Rube wrote:


    Hopkins is reporting 104 (112 heat index). Minnetonka is reporting 100 (105 heat index). (source: Wunderground, currently at the time of this post)

    95 degrees in Duluth/Superior st 3:30pm today…wind then shifts off lake (from SW to NE) and by 3:45pm it’s 72 degrees 👍 :biggrin2: Now at 7:47pm it’s 60 degrees :lol:

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    It was a real warm day for our tournament. Saw two ambulances coming to pick people up for heat exhaustion this afternoon.

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    Cowgirl wrote:


    Couldn’t be better timing for this weather. Pool filter was broken when we opened it a couple weeks ago. Company that closed it down didn’t drain the water out well enough so it cracked. So we’ve had the pump running to at least circulate water. Had that off while we were gone for a few days – turn it on? That breaks too. Well, we are down to scooping the top and running the robot to clean the bottom. Oh, but that just broke too.

    If anyone likes pea soup, we should have a great batch cooking by the end of this hot spell. :anger:

    Yikes! That’s a bad string of failures just when you need the pool to cool off. We’re heading up to the cabin tomorrow and I’m immediately jumping in the water.

    *we don’t have air conditioning through out our house, just a window unit in our bedroom where I’ve been living for 3 days.

    So right now I’m crabby as :censored:

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    The forecast for the next two weeks is insane. Basically 90 the entire time with little chance of rain.

    I feel for anyone who makes their living with outdoor work, or who does not have AC or a cool place to go.

    Early June should be some of the nicest days of the year but this is ridiculous.

    What will happen when we hit July?! I hope this isn’t our new normal. We seem to gloss over spring and fall anymore.

    Stay cool everyone!

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    The thermometer at Park Point’s Sky Harbor Airport hit a remarkable 97 degrees Saturday afternoon — and then immediately plummeted to just 64. The 33-degree dip over the course of just 20 minutes was a reverse of what had occurred less than 24 hours earlier, when the harbor went from 68 to 93 degrees over the same timeframe. The Duluth harbor’s rare reading in the upper 90s came at 3:15 p.m. as conditions were calm after a scorching afternoon with a mild western wind. But by 3:35 p.m., Mother Nature’s natural air conditioning had kicked in, sending a 20 mph east wind off the lake. By 5:15 p.m., the temperature had dropped a full 40 degrees, to just 57.

    Superior’s Richard I. Bong Airport saw a similar plummet shortly after 3 p.m., with its thermometer dipping from 95 to 69.

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    Cowgirl wrote:


    The forecast for the next two weeks is insane. Basically 90 the entire time with little chance of rain.

    I feel for anyone who makes their living with outdoor work, or who does not have AC or a cool place to go.

    Early June should be some of the nicest days of the year but this is ridiculous.

    What will happen when we hit July?! I hope this isn’t our new normal. We seem to gloss over spring and fall anymore.

    Stay cool everyone!

    Working outside in this wasn’t too bad. Throw in some humidity? Those days were the worst. A lot of people “sick” those days, which made things even better for the rest of us.

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    It actually wasn’t too bad in the shade today. Was at LTD patio with some friends, and much better than yesterday outside.

    Unfortunately, the A/C at Pub 819 and LTD were having trouble keeping up with the weather. It was actually nicer OUTSIDE than inside of either place.

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    bearpaw28 wrote:


    The thermometer at Park Point’s Sky Harbor Airport hit a remarkable 97 degrees Saturday afternoon — and then immediately plummeted to just 64. The 33-degree dip over the course of just 20 minutes was a reverse of what had occurred less than 24 hours earlier, when the harbor went from 68 to 93 degrees over the same timeframe. The Duluth harbor’s rare reading in the upper 90s came at 3:15 p.m. as conditions were calm after a scorching afternoon with a mild western wind. But by 3:35 p.m., Mother Nature’s natural air conditioning had kicked in, sending a 20 mph east wind off the lake. By 5:15 p.m., the temperature had dropped a full 40 degrees, to just 57.

    Superior’s Richard I. Bong Airport saw a similar plummet shortly after 3 p.m., with its thermometer dipping from 95 to 69.

    We were in the twin ports over memorial weekend. It was 34 degrees when we got into town Thursday night! It could have been a tad warmer for our day hikes, but in hindsight I’m so glad it was in the 40s and 50s, and not the 80s and 90s! 🥵

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    The Rube wrote:


    It actually wasn’t too bad in the shade today. Was at LTD patio with some friends, and much better than yesterday outside.

    Unfortunately, the A/C at Pub 819 and LTD were having trouble keeping up with the weather. It was actually nicer OUTSIDE than inside of either place.

    Yes – it’s not too often when it’s 92-93 degrees out around here and it feels noticeably cooler than the day before. The wind helped with that a bit too obviously.

    I just walked out on my screened porch though and it feels like a hot, humid mess.

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    Water temp was a refreshing 72F. :good2:

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    Greyeagle wrote:


    Water temp was a refreshing 72F. :good2:

    Maybe some day you’ll talk to those who own this cabin you squat at and plan a GPL lake party

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    davescharf wrote:


    The Rube wrote:


    It actually wasn’t too bad in the shade today. Was at LTD patio with some friends, and much better than yesterday outside.

    Unfortunately, the A/C at Pub 819 and LTD were having trouble keeping up with the weather. It was actually nicer OUTSIDE than inside of either place.

    Yes – it’s not too often when it’s 92-93 degrees out around here and it feels noticeably cooler than the day before. The wind helped with that a bit too obviously.

    Went out to watch a couple of my buddies playing for a championship today and it definitely felt significantly cooler than yesterday. The increased wind was a factor but even when the wind died down a bit at times it felt noticeably cooler.

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    It’s to be 100 today in the Twin Cities, no problem will rather have that then January Twin Cities weather

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    70s in Da UP. It feels great!

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    It’s to be 100 today in the Twin Cities, no problem will rather have that then January Twin Cities weather

    It’s awfully damn hot. I’m ok with this later in the summer but I’d prefer to have a month before we got to this

    The other issue right now is that allergies are horrible again because of this weather. I think My 3 year old has is allergic to pollen and maybe other things and these last few days have been brutal for him

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    This is typical (in the long, long run) MN weather. Wild temperature extremes in Northern Plains! . Jan 31st 2019 – 37 below Feb 1st + 33. 100 degrees in the summer one day, 55 degrees the next 😋 But I agree…it’s awfully damn HOT!

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    Also we are in need of a good, soaking rain – not just your typical thundershower.

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    Seriously. WTF?

    It isn’t mid July. There is no end in site.

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    Just received this in an email sent by our electric cooperative:

    The heat wave we are experiencing has prompted the operator of the electric transmission system in our region to issue a maximum generation emergency event. Wright-Hennepin is asking its members to conserve electricity. Please cut back energy use until 10 p.m. today. Your cooperation is appreciated.

    Energy-saving suggestions include:

    Postponing use of appliances such as washers, dryers and dishwashers until after 10 p.m.

    Turning off lights and appliances that are not essential to health and safety.

    Turning off computers and other electrical equipment when not in use.

    Keeping your shades pulled and doors and windows closed during the day.

    Using a microwave oven instead of a conventional electric oven or gas stove.

    Setting the thermostat on your central air conditioner to 78 degrees Fahrenheit or higher.

    Supplementing air-conditioner use with ceiling fans and other fans, which create a wind-chill effect that increases air-conditioning cooling efficiency.

    Taking shorter showers.

    Utility officials made the conservation appeal after all other efforts to reduce electricity demand or to increase supply were implemented. We take our responsibility to supply energy to our members very seriously, and we made this request only after exhausting all other options.

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    We abide by most of those during the heat of the summer. We grill out about 5 days a week during the summer to avoid heating up the house from the use of the oven. Our water heater was purchased at a large discounted price from the local electric co-op and they installed a usage meter on it, so they can shut it down during peak times. With only 2 of us in the house, we have never had an issue of no hot water.

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    Bertogliat wrote:


    Seriously. WTF?

    It isn’t mid July. There is no end in site.

    This is what is surprising to me. Looking at the forecasts, this doesn’t stop anytime soon.

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    frozen4champs wrote:


    We abide by most of those during the heat of the summer. We grill out about 5 days a week during the summer to avoid heating up the house from the use of the oven. Our water heater was purchased at a large discounted price from the local electric co-op and they installed a usage meter on it, so they can shut it down during peak times. With only 2 of us in the house, we have never had an issue of no hot water.

    Our REA controls our water heater and AC from their end. We have never even noticed it when they shut them down.

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    The Rube wrote:


    70s in Da UP. It feels great!


    Tentatively planning on a 4 or 5 day UP ride with some riding buddies who have never ridden there leaving Monday June 21st.

    H-58, AKA The Hurricane Highway, out of Munising is a great ride. It will be good to have to have a sweatshirt on in the AM.

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    Norm wrote:


    frozen4champs wrote:


    We abide by most of those during the heat of the summer. We grill out about 5 days a week during the summer to avoid heating up the house from the use of the oven. Our water heater was purchased at a large discounted price from the local electric co-op and they installed a usage meter on it, so they can shut it down during peak times. With only 2 of us in the house, we have never had an issue of no hot water.

    Our REA controls our water heater and AC from their end. We have never even noticed it when they shut them down.

    When we moved into our first house we didn’t know it was set up for the energy savings auto shut off AC. It was frustrating trying to get our baby to nap well when the AC was off and the house warmed up. We thought we needed a new AC unit.

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    Death Valley once hit 134 degrees in 1913. It could come close to that later this week there :shock:

    https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-forecasts/record-heat-wave-bakes-phoenix-las-vegas-death-valley/963033

    The hottest temperature I have personally experienced was 115 at Luke AFB in Arizona while watching the Air Force Thunderbirds. This was almost 35 years ago so strong sunscreens were not available. That severe sunburn likely started me down the path of the numerous skin cancers I have had removed

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    Zwak wrote:


    Death Valley once hit 134 degrees in 1913. It could come close to that later this week there :shock:

    https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-forecasts/record-heat-wave-bakes-phoenix-las-vegas-death-valley/963033

    The hottest temperature I have personally experienced was 115 at Luke AFB in Arizona while watching the Air Force Thunderbirds. This was almost 35 years ago so strong sunscreens were not available. That severe sunburn likely started me down the path of the numerous skin cancers I have had removed


    Mrs. GE and I went to Death Valley earlier this year. It’s much nicer in Feb/March. :shock:

    Zwak, you will like this: From Dante’s View (in the park about 5575 above sea level, another 300 feet above DV) Saltwater basin you can look down at Saltwater Basin, the lowest point in the US and then look across to the W-NW and. on a clear day, almost see Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the Lower 48.

    https://backroadswest.com/deathvalley/images/Dantes/DantePano2.jpg

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    Zwak wrote:


    Death Valley once hit 134 degrees in 1913. It could come close to that later this week there :shock:

    https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-forecasts/record-heat-wave-bakes-phoenix-las-vegas-death-valley/963033

    The hottest temperature I have personally experienced was 115 at Luke AFB in Arizona while watching the Air Force Thunderbirds. This was almost 35 years ago so strong sunscreens were not available. That severe sunburn likely started me down the path of the numerous skin cancers I have had removed

    I lived in Vegas from 1984 – 1986. I had to look up some weather records to confirm this but the average high in August 1985 was nearly 105 degrees. We had a few days that were easily in the 110s when I lived there

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    Looking like our chances for rain tomorrow are fading

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    Bigbeer wrote:


    Looking like our chances for rain tomorrow are fading

    Of course it is! We had a concrete project cancelled today ‘cause it might rain.

    The delay in this project is further delaying the replacement of our pool pump/filter (which sit on said concrete). 🤨

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    We desperately need some damn rain too.

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    Beauner wrote:


    We desperately need some damn rain too.

    Yeah, the corn leaves are curling up trying to take in less sun. We’ve had .2 of rain so far in June.

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    Norm wrote:


    Beauner wrote:


    We desperately need some damn rain too.

    Yeah, the corn leaves are curling up trying to take in less sun. We’ve had .2 of rain so far in June.

    :shock:

    You’re in SW MN, correct? I had read that part of the state is in (at least) a sever drought.

    :dance: <-- My rain dance....

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    Greyeagle wrote:


    Norm wrote:


    Beauner wrote:


    We desperately need some damn rain too.

    Yeah, the corn leaves are curling up trying to take in less sun. We’ve had .2 of rain so far in June.

    :shock:

    You’re in SW MN, correct? I had read that part of the state is in (at least) a sever drought.

    :dance: <-- My rain dance....


    Yes, but not as far SW as Frozen Four

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    Norm wrote:


    Greyeagle wrote:


    Norm wrote:


    Beauner wrote:


    We desperately need some damn rain too.

    Yeah, the corn leaves are curling up trying to take in less sun. We’ve had .2 of rain so far in June.

    :shock:

    You’re in SW MN, correct? I had read that part of the state is in (at least) a sever drought.

    :dance: <-- My rain dance....


    Yes, but not as far SW as Frozen Four


    In the latest drought monitor, where I farm is in the Severe category now. That is 3 on the scale of 5. One of my farms is a hilly, sandy soil farm. That one is really getting ugly.

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    Cousin in Mankato had a frost late in the spring that damaged his corn and now a prolonged drought…can’t catch a break.

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    I feel so sorry for all the farmers who’ve been impacted by the lack of rain. Praying for a long-lasting rainfall – soon – that will give your crops a chance to recover.

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    Story of the weather this year. Rain get to the MN-SD border and breaks up. Then goes over the Buffalo Ridge and reforms into a line of storms. No rain forecasted in the next 10 days.. :nutz:

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    Had a decent rain in Hopkins earlier this afternoon.

    Edit: and the rain just picked up again…

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    frozen4champs wrote:


    Story of the weather this year. Rain get to the MN-SD border and breaks up. Then goes over the Buffalo Ridge and reforms into a line of storms. No rain forecasted in the next 10 days.. :nutz:

    :censored:

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    frozen4champs wrote:


    Story of the weather this year. Rain get to the MN-SD border and breaks up. Then goes over the Buffalo Ridge and reforms into a line of storms. No rain forecasted in the next 10 days.. :nutz:

    We got 3/4 of a tenth. Not exactly the statewide soaker they predicted.

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    Had a decent rain in Hopkins earlier this afternoon.

    Edit: and the rain just picked up again…


    Same in Rosemount. Still not a good soaker that we need.

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    gator wrote:


    The Rube wrote:


    Had a decent rain in Hopkins earlier this afternoon.

    Edit: and the rain just picked up again…


    Same in Rosemount. Still not a good soaker that we need.

    It was a soaker for about 15-20, then pure downpour, then soaker. Dry spell, then soaker again. Not enough, but it’s a start.

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    All the softball tournaments in the state that were scheduled for this weekend changed their format to end yesterday/night in anticipation of the rain forecasted. Pretty sure they could have played today. I was glad ours finished last night though.

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    Good lord. Northern Mn could get close to a frost.

    [media]https://twitter.com/SamGabrielliwx/status/1407128959305801729[/media]

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    Crazy that there has been above 100 degree 3 times in Seattle and over the weekend, projected to be over 100 for three days.

    “Historically, Seattle has only seen 100 degree temperatures in June once, on June 9, 1955, while touching triple-digits on three occasions in total. By Sunday or Monday, the region will see what the NWS labels “unprecedented record breaking heat,” with a chance that Seattle sees its hottest recorded day of all time for any month.

    KIRO 7 meteorologist Nick Allard predicts agrees that Seattle will “break records each day this weekend,” predicting a record high of 101 degrees on Sunday, and then 102 degrees on Monday of next week (another record).”

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    I’ve been to Seattle a few times and have been chilly in August on sunny days. They definitely don’t get the temperature swings we do in the Midwest.

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    Yesterday in Death Valley they set what is to be believed a world record of 130 temp

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    gopher6 wrote:


    Yesterday in Death Valley they set what is to be believed a world record of 130 temp

    I imagine there were a bunch of news reporters filming themselves frying eggs on pans they left in the sun.

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    PRAISE GOD for the rain fall today. Hopefully the fields throughout the state our getting the same soaking rain as the southern metro.

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    Definitely thankful for what we got. Rain has stopped here with under a half inch. Hopefully more to come with chances of rain for the next couple of days. From what I have seen, one weather source continues to predict above average temps thru Sept and below average precipitation. But, it is the weather, so who really knows.

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    frozen4champs wrote:


    But, it is the weather, so who really knows.


    Trusting a weather person is foolish. If I and most anyone was as incorrect at our job as a weather person predicting the weather… we would all be fired a long time ago.

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    gator wrote:


    frozen4champs wrote:


    But, it is the weather, so who really knows.


    Trusting a weather person is foolish. If I and most anyone was as incorrect at our job as a weather person predicting the weather… we would all be fired a long time ago.

    I’m more forgiving of the people trying to predict the weather. Predicting on how much rain/snow we get is really tricky, and that is why they usually throw a vast range for those numbers. I look at their accuracy of temperature predictions more than their rain forecasts, but temps are far more easier to forecast because of dew points etc. I actively look at 3-4 websites to monitor the weather and then try to make my decisions based on the combinations of those rather than the talking heads on tv.

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    frozen4champs wrote:


    gator wrote:


    frozen4champs wrote:


    But, it is the weather, so who really knows.


    Trusting a weather person is foolish. If I and most anyone was as incorrect at our job as a weather person predicting the weather… we would all be fired a long time ago.

    I’m more forgiving of the people trying to predict the weather. Predicting on how much rain/snow we get is really tricky, and that is why they usually throw a vast range for those numbers. I look at their accuracy of temperature predictions more than their rain forecasts, but temps are far more easier to forecast because of dew points etc. I actively look at 3-4 websites to monitor the weather and then try to make my decisions based on the combinations of those rather than the talking heads on tv.


    I trust a couple of sites. And as for those talking heads, they are a pure ‘dog & pony show’.

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    We got .3 here. Not enough to do much good but better than 0.

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    Norm wrote:


    We got .3 here. Not enough to do much good but better than 0.

    Norm, what county do you live in, if I may ask? I’m sure you have mentioned it, by my memory is fading. :D

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    Norm wrote:


    We got .3 here. Not enough to do much good but better than 0.

    Norm, what county do you live in, if I may ask? I’m sure you have mentioned it, by my memory is fading. :D

    Renville. And you?

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    Norm wrote:


    frozen4champs wrote:


    Norm wrote:


    We got .3 here. Not enough to do much good but better than 0.

    Norm, what county do you live in, if I may ask? I’m sure you have mentioned it, by my memory is fading. :D

    Renville. And you?

    I think he’s in Pipestone county.

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    Norm wrote:


    frozen4champs wrote:


    Norm wrote:


    We got .3 here. Not enough to do much good but better than 0.

    Norm, what county do you live in, if I may ask? I’m sure you have mentioned it, by my memory is fading. :D

    Renville. And you?

    I think he’s in Pipestone county.

    Correct. On the edge of the Buffalo Ridge and in the land of the wind turbines.

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    Western of the Cities. I got about an hour of soaking rain in Mtka, then nothing. The sky looked like it wanted to rain, it just didn’t.

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    It rained pretty hard on us in Burnsville for a couple hours. Tournament had about a 2.5 hour rain delay.

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    107 degrees at this moment in Portland. Forecast of 115 tomorrow. :shock:

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    107 degrees at this moment in Portland. Forecast of 115 tomorrow. :shock:

    I have 2 nephews that moved there from here. Always telling me how nice the weather is. Cooler in summer and warmer in winter than MN.

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    When I started farming in 1976 I also started recording our rainfall. I now have 45 years of rainfall records. I’ve summarized it all and have averages for each month and also yearly totals and averages for the growing season. Yeah, maybe a little nerdy.

    This June I recorded .7″, the driest June ever. My long term average for June is 4.5″.

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    When I started farming in 1976 I also started recording our rainfall. I now have 45 years of rainfall records. I’ve summarized it all and have averages for each month and also yearly totals and averages for the growing season. Yeah, maybe a little nerdy.

    This June I recorded .7″, the driest June ever. My long term average for June is 4.5″.

    :yikes:

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    Interesting source.

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    Not the best time for fireworks. Super dry summer, 95 degree high temps and windy. Anoka county is currently flooded with grass and structure fires.

    Murica!

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    ahhh… a quick 1.5″ of rain from the storm that came through NYA this morning. My lawn REALLY appreciated that!

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    ahhh… a quick 1.5″ of rain from the storm that came through NYA this morning. My lawn REALLY appreciated that!

    I had an irrigation system put in back in May and I’m not looking forward to getting this first water bill after it was turned on.

    I love how healthy the lawn looks but I have noticed an increase in thistle bush and am now seeing some mushrooms that I’ve never seen before. I would assume the extend heat and regular watering is causing that. It wasn’t something I was expecting now that the lawn is healthier than it’s been in a long time.

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    ahhh… a quick 1.5″ of rain from the storm that came through NYA this morning. My lawn REALLY appreciated that!

    The Weather Channel said 97% chance for us at 7AM. Not one drop.

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    Jupiter wrote:


    ahhh… a quick 1.5″ of rain from the storm that came through NYA this morning. My lawn REALLY appreciated that!

    The Weather Channel said 97% chance for us at 7AM. Not one drop.

    We got rain in Ramsey at 7am 👍 Still some light rain @9:53am

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    It rained here for 45 minutes or so. Didn’t rain overly hard though. Was hoping we’d get a long, soaking rain.

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    Norm wrote:


    Jupiter wrote:


    ahhh… a quick 1.5″ of rain from the storm that came through NYA this morning. My lawn REALLY appreciated that!

    The Weather Channel said 97% chance for us at 7AM. Not one drop.

    Same here. I was hauling corn to town, and thought I would only get a load in. Hauled in a few more, and then the future radar said it would be pouring at 2, so I quit since I don’t have tarps on the wagons. They also said we were going to get 3/4 of an inch today. Now down to 2 tenths, and we will see. :roll:

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