A dusting / winter is almost here

bogydave Posted By bogydave, Oct 18, 2012 at 1:03 AM

  1. bogydave

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    Cleared off today. Jet stream moved south.
    To be clear & cold for the next few days:
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    Good wood cutting weather, just wish we had a few more hours of day light now.

    A dusting on the truck last night.

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  2. Gasifier

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    That looks like some cool temps Dave. It is 49 ::Fon my back porch right now. I am going out to start moving the wood under my covered porch. I have a feeling my back is going to be sore tonight. ;lol I will mix it up a bit with the double wheeled wheel barrow and the lawn tractor with a cart behind it. I'd like to use the loader on the Kubota but the ground is soft from rain last night and I don't want to tear the yard all up. The little mutleys will track mud into the house everytime if I do.
     
  3. jharkin

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    Wow Dave we barely have hit those temps for overnight lows yet here. Saw 75 on Monday.

    Stay warm.....
     
  4. bogydave

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    Think it's cold here?
    Check out Fairbanks, or North Pole.
    The have a foot of snow already & single digit temps. Hasn't got cold there yet :eek:
     
  5. CodyWayne718

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    I'm kinda jealous! Still almost 70 during the day where I'm at :-(
     
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  6. ScotO

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    I sure hope we get a real winter this year. I mean a REAL winter, I'd be happy to have a Nor 'Easter once every three weeks for the entire winter.

    Yeah, I'm serious too.
     
  7. Backwoods Savage

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    But Scott, what will that do to our apple crop? We didn't get any this summer but now they are in blossom again...

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  9. bogydave

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    Sure a pretty picture.
    At least you have them, better lat than not at all ?
    I think a real winter will help, apple trees have to have the cycle of cold to know what time to produce fruit.
    Don't see may apple trees in Palm Springs ;)
     
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  10. corey21

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    wow that's is cold.
     
  11. bogydave

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    12° this AM. Clear.
    9 hrs 20 min of daylight.
    Time to bring in some better fire wood. The spruce is not quite enough BTUs for these temps.
    It burns up pretty fast.
    I'll have to start burning birch now.

    Todays projects, split wood & bring in a load of birch to the wood box
     
  12. corey21

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    Do you ever see a temp -50?
     
  13. Shadow&Flame

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    Its a ways off for me down south...its been in the 80s and the honey suckle vines are blooming on my fence. Crazy weather...
     
  14. bogydave

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    Fairbanks & North Pole had several days last winter -50°f :eek:
    Not here, -32 worst for where I live.
     
  15. nate379

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    Was 7* at my house this morning. Tonight prolly will be about the same. It's 12* right now, 1AM.
     
  16. corey21

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    -32 is still way to cold one time last year it got down to 13 here.
     
  17. bogydave

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  18. Buc White

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    i like the cold weather. Actually prefer it over the heat and beach weather. once it gets down into the single digits and below, i'm all set. God bless ya in Alaska!
     
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  19. nate379

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    Was 2* this morning. Kinda surprised to see these temps without any real amount of snow yet.
     

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