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Originally posted by crainbebo crainbebo wrote:

Mexico Beach is gone. Everything destroyed or even leveled. The videos coming in are shocking to say the least. Catastrophic damage at Panama City Beach, Calloway, Panama City itself, Lynn Haven, etc. - it will take MONTHS for the rebuilding to start. There has been 1 confirmed death, and I'm sure there will be a lot more. Both hospitals in Panama City had their windows blown out, roofs halfway blown off...you name it. Local TV stations (7 and 13) off the air in Panama City too.


Kinda makes ya feel helpless.
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42 degrees, windy.  It's cold, people!  I did load my tools into a bucket and drove the tractor out to the irrigation pump. The suction line is a 2 inch PVC pipe about 12 feet long.  I forgot to take the duct tape out there. I tape up the pipe on the pump so critters don't nest in there. 

Disconnected the garden hose from the spigot.
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It's supposed to FINALLY drop to a "cool" 87° down here this weekend. Possibly into the 60's overnight. Most importantly, the humidity is supposed to be very low, so it should be comfortable for a change.

I'm hoping and praying this marks the beginning of actual fall weather.

Or at least what passes for "fall weather" around here.
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It was a cold sum-bitch this morning, I saw a low of 28.  I wasn't ready to give up on my old leaf blower.

One of my troubleshooting techniques to determine if there is a lack of fuel flow or no spark. I use a little starting fluid. I only went as far as changing the spark plug, last year.  It still runs! There is still a fuel problem but I may be able to fix it.  These small engines have carbs. that are layers of tiny passages and gaskets that actually close valves when it's working right. These gaskets get brittle with time and heat and it makes it difficult to take apart without damaging something.

Do you like leaves? How about squirrels?  They taste just like chicken.


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This week and at least through the next weekend is perfect weather. Not common for October but I will certainly accept it. 100% clear skies. That means somewhat chilly early morning temperatures. 5AM was 37F. After sunrise it was increasing to 60F by noon and currently 4PM Pacific Daylight Time 74F and 18% humidity with a 5mph breeze. It is forecast to be similar through next weekend. Of course it can't last forever and we will suffer through the months of very depressing weather.   
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The weather's super here considering that this is mid-October!
Right now it's sunny & clear as a frickin bell and the temperature is 70°F (21.1°C)! Big smile

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I hate you people who are having all that nice, comfortable weather.

We've been breaking daytime heat records down here.

Lower 90's every day. Been OK at night because the humidity goes away, but the days are miserable if you're out in the direct sun.

Fairly comfortable in the shade, but the sun has been murder.

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Originally posted by Jimbo Jimbo wrote:

I hate you people who are having all that nice, comfortable weather.

We've been breaking daytime heat records down here.

Lower 90's every day. Been OK at night because the humidity goes away, but the days are miserable if you're out in the direct sun.

Fairly comfortable in the shade, but the sun has been murder.

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We went from miserable heat (which I hate) to a cold snap after Hurricane Michael rolled through as a measly tropical storm (nasty, down in The Swamp), only killing 5, but was still manageable since I COULD still get a beer, to a COLD SNAP (which I love), and just happened to run into somebody's 1 year-old bag of Flu. I feel like unmitigated crap and want to simply die in my sleep right now...but not before someone goes out and grabs an ol'wolf a few beers, please & thank you.Big smileWink 
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Bite you????

Yuck!!!!

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Cooler, but just as dreary as it's been all year here.
 
 
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Originally posted by Thor Thor wrote:

 
Cooler, but just as dreary as it's been all year here.
 
 
Don't you ever have nice sunny weather?  Is that a Jersey thing? Or just an east coast thing?



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Still hot down here but the weatherman says around this weekend and by next Monday, we'll be down to where we're supposed to be.

Low 80's and low humidity. Dipping into the 60's at night, too!!!

I'd say it's about two weeks late, but better late than never.

And it could be worse, too.

A few years ago it stayed hot and sticky all the way through November. I remember because the first nice, comfortable day was December 1st.


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Temps in the 70s by this Sunday. WELCOME AUTUMN! Big smile
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