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Offline bdann

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« on: January 12, 2007, 09:52:42 PM »
Currently (about 10pm Friday night) -

It's 10F in Dalhart

It's 73F in Laredo

big state.

sorry, i'm a little weather obsessed.
WATER, It does a body good.

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Offline Vince T

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« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2007, 10:41:11 PM »
Man of my own heart...I just checked that about 15 minutes ago.

Here's the link I go to for a quick state snapshot.

http://www.usairnet.com/weather/maps/current/texas/temperature/

Vince

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Offline randell

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« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2007, 10:45:40 PM »
That's a sweet map.  

I'm always checking the weather.  I have been watching the forecasted snow in GUMO next weekend when I'll be there...seeing how long it stays in the forecast..
There's nothing like a good quest to get you intimate with a place. - Tom Clynes

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Offline Bluetex

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« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2007, 10:38:55 AM »
Forcast for central Texas looks pretty bad for the next few days.... be safe everybody. Crazy weather last night, my wife and I awoke to the sound of a train :shock: , turns out a Tornado came through san marcos. Intersate is closed and lots of damage around town including the 911 dispatch center. I'll try and get out to take some pictures later but I'm sure the news stations will take care of that.
" In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2007, 11:19:15 AM »
Well than I have to be the nuttiest member of this chat board, I am making plans to get in the middle of the worst weather possible for this weekend. La Fragua Dam.

  I can?t explain why, but i like the worst possible conditions to be out. The challenge to be outside......I don?t know, maybe I am just Pinche Loco or somehting......go figure :!:
Stay thirsty, my friends.

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Offline Bluetex

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« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2007, 03:27:43 PM »
I too like the bad weather Homero! I love nature and all the crazy kinds of weather that comes along with it! :D Just remeber to never underestimate what nature and the weather is capible of.
" In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years."
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Offline bdann

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« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2007, 04:20:59 PM »
I don't mind being out in the bad weather either.  Probably comes from all the bad weather camping I did when I was a kid.  There was a stretch of 7 or 8 years of about 10 camping trips a year when I was growing up.  Seems like about 60% of the time it was raining, cold, or both.  No trips were ever canceled because it might rain, no trips ever canceled because it was "too cold".  I remember doing weekend trips where it rained the whole time, setting up tents in the sleet, waking up to a foot of snow, it didn't matter.  always had fun (and still do!).  I know how you feel Homero, I like the challenge too.
WATER, It does a body good.

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BigBendHiker

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« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2007, 04:51:00 PM »
Quote from: "homerboy2u2"
Well than I have to be the nuttiest member of this chat board, I am making plans to get in the middle of the worst weather possible for this weekend. La Fragua Dam.

  I can?t explain why, but i like the worst possible conditions to be out. The challenge to be outside......I don?t know, maybe I am just Pinche Loco or somehting......go figure :!:


Good going, Homero!  Living life on the edge is not a bad thing.  It can get the adrenalin going.

They are saying it will be 43 tomorrow morning here...hard to believe as it is 74 right now...

BBH

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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2007, 09:12:23 PM »
Quote from: "Texan4life"
:D Just remeber to never underestimate what nature and thether is capable of.


 And this should be our 11th Commandment :!:  :!: .

 Respect for nature at all times, and accept its challenges as they come.. :?
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Offline presidio

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« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2007, 02:39:03 PM »
Quote from: "BigBendHiker"
Living life on the edge is not a bad thing.


'If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much room'.
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Wendell (Garret Dillahunt): It's a mess, ain't it, sheriff?
Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones): If it ain't, it'll do till the mess gets here.
--No Country for Old Men (2007)

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Prepare for the Worst, Hope for the Best...
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2007, 03:49:40 PM »
GET those cameras out and start snapping pics of the ice storm!  

The "psychic" weather people say we are due for an ice storm here in the Piney Woods of East Texas, (sorry, I forgot what the "new" mantra is supposed to be that replaced "The Piney Woods" or "Behind the Pine Curtain").  Charged up the generator battery, fired up the chain saw and adjusted it, and am ready for the power outages that are supposed to be coming this way.

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Offline bdann

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« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2007, 05:13:21 PM »
Nothing but rain here (and lots of it!).  Last night they were making all sorts of dire predictions.  Took my dog for a walk earlier, didn't see a lick of ice!
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Offline okiehiker

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« Reply #12 on: January 14, 2007, 05:48:55 PM »
water dish has been frozen for two days and it looks like three more before we reach freezing again.

And every time I feed the dogs, a thousand starlings descend and eat all their food!   :cry:
Funny... I have a story about that...

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Offline homerboy2u

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« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2007, 06:39:13 PM »
Current temp. here: 54 F...expecting some freezing rains..must be the ones coming from Austin... :cry: . Not cold enough, yet.

  Just returned from a night at La Fragua Dam...it was cold. And remember: The colder it gets, the warmer you sleep . Slept like a log. Wonderful :!:  :!:
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Offline bdann

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« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2007, 09:59:57 AM »
yucky roads here this morning, my 20 mile drive to work took 1 hour 10 minutes.  Still cold, (25F at 10am) but thankfully the precip is now moving off in Shane's direction.  :P
WATER, It does a body good.

 


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