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Greenkeepers
10-03-2000, 02:54 PM
We had a pretty heavy frost last Thursday night and a light one last night. Looks like things are going to be slowing down here in NE Ohio. Get the plows ready ya'll I think were in for a bad winter..

Any one else have to scrape winshields?

Mike
Greenkeepers

fordlawn
10-03-2000, 03:31 PM
First frost Sept. 23(light).Temps in the high 30's on the 24th and 25th but heavy fog prevented frost. Killing frost predicted for this weekend in the high country of southwestern Va. Leaf season is here.

Toroguy
10-03-2000, 04:41 PM
Forecast high temp for us in the Twin Cities-MN for Fri. is upper 30's. Gonna need my mittens.

Esby
10-03-2000, 04:48 PM
We are forcasting a HI of 30 and a low of 20 on Friday~Alexandria, MN. Things are already slowing down, this should really shut down the grass growing. Its been a long summer, time for a break.

eggy
10-03-2000, 07:19 PM
Same here in Indiana highs forcasted in the 40s for sat. Will slow down a little but grass will keep growing a while. Time to look at the leaf removel game.

Vandora Lawn & Landscape
10-03-2000, 07:29 PM
Not quite that cold in Baltimore, MD. It's 85 here today. Hasn't dropped below 40 yet. No frost.

Charles
10-03-2000, 07:31 PM
HI of 87 today here in upstate sc wohoo. We get our first frost in november usually

TJLC
10-03-2000, 07:50 PM
Hey, send some cooler weather this way.

Toroguy
10-03-2000, 09:30 PM
Esby,
Forecast now indicating snow chance on Fri. also the forecast states "blustery" a term I havnt heard in 6 months.

TJLC,
I set a fan out in the yard pointed in your direction, let me know when to turn it off.

John DiMartino
10-03-2000, 09:49 PM
We had a killing frost last week,it lasted until 915 am,golfers get impatient and so do we when we have to wait for the frost to get off.Good thing is leaves are finally falling now and all crabgrass is dead.

Esby
10-03-2000, 09:52 PM
Toroguy-Yeah, snow is in the forcast for us to, do you mulch that white stuff then?!? Are there special blades for that? Just curious-Where are you located in the cities? Have a good one!

BUSHMASTER
10-03-2000, 09:53 PM
frost ? oh i know well were still sweating to much down here some mornings mornings are just right but were enjoying
a much deserved spring right now....yea we can still get a tan yet......columbus,G.a.

gene gls
10-03-2000, 09:54 PM
Frost 2 nights last week,28 + 30 deg.SW Massachusetts.

landscaper3
10-03-2000, 10:20 PM
Up here in Maine nights are getting in the low 20s and 30s and days 50s to 60

Toroguy
10-03-2000, 10:54 PM
Esby,
I use skate blades on the mower and ride a snowboard behind my exmark. Seriously I dont think the snow will amount to much, maybe a day off.

Im located in the NW Metro. Have friends north of you on L. Miltona off 29, nice area.

Barkleymut
10-04-2000, 12:12 AM
I got a little sunburnt Sunday. I worked a 9 hour day and got some serious sun. I work full time but still it was warm enough this weekend and still just enough direct sun to get a little red. In Central Virginia we will not get frost till very late Oct. or early to mid Nov. It was 89 degr. here today and next week we could get a frost. Go figure.

MOW ED
10-04-2000, 07:55 PM
We got frost 2 weeks ago here in the Green Bay area but it got warm again and things are growing pretty well. We need some moisture. Leaf season begins next week.

Twotoros
10-04-2000, 08:25 PM
Had frost 3 times here in east. WA. week before last then twmps came up and are to drop to 30 in a day or so . Bring it on I want this season over it has been harder than norm.

stick9
10-07-2000, 12:37 AM
FINALLY! We will be getting FROST tonight!! FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

STIck-nine

Eric ELM
10-07-2000, 08:18 AM
6 AM Saturday October 7, 2000 we have frost this morning with possible snow tonight. It was in the 80's Monday, but not today. :mad:

luckylawnboy
10-07-2000, 10:07 AM
We had frost here in IN. 45 min nort of Indy. Oct 7

TGCummings
10-07-2000, 10:40 AM
No frost in Central California yet, where Indian Summer is still officially going on. Days have been colder & overcast and rain is in the forecast for Tuesday-Wednesday. That would be early for us, and very welcome.

Frost here? Not until December, maybe mid-November.

-TGC

chrisbolte
10-07-2000, 02:59 PM
First frost was last night. I hate it when it gets cold. You are less productive and equipment doesnt like it. Live in cincinnati and we are gettign hard frost sunday night. Maybe S**W. Oh my!!!

AB Lawn Care
10-07-2000, 07:56 PM
No frost here!Just hail!!!!!!!

Pauls Mowing
10-08-2000, 11:59 AM
Frost last night- Sioux Falls, SD. 15 degrees this morning. YUK!

Paul

Eric ELM
10-08-2000, 12:10 PM
I'm sure glad I don't live in Sioux Falls anymore. It only got down to 34 here, but we did get snow last night, with Lightning. :mad:

1stclasslawns
10-08-2000, 01:14 PM
10-8-2000 light frost in north Arkansas sunny with high 58 or so.

dhicks
10-08-2000, 05:27 PM
We got frost and plenty of it this morning. I had to scrape the truck window. It was 9:30 am before I could start mowing because the frost was still lingering in the shady areas.

MIDSOUTH
10-08-2000, 05:37 PM
we may get patchy frost tonight-i hope not-because the temps go back up next week.

CandJ
10-08-2000, 10:51 PM
1" last nite, 1-4" expected tonite. Temp back into the 60s by weeks end....Northeast Ohio.

Greenkeepers
10-09-2000, 11:15 AM
C&J-

We got about 1/2 inch last night and they are calling for more today... Get those plows rolling folks :D

10/9/00

Mike
Greenkeepers

Charles
10-09-2000, 12:27 PM
We had our first frost here in upstate SC this morning. Yuck and no rain in about 2 or 3 weeks

BRL
10-09-2000, 03:11 PM
We had our first frost in Central NJ today.
DHicks,
Why do you wait to mow? Is there some reason you shouldn't mow frosted grass? What am I missing here? Thanks.

Scraper
10-09-2000, 04:00 PM
BRL - Not a good idea to mow frosty grass as the grass tissues are frozen thus enhancing your chances of damaging the grass. I have mowed grass with frost with no affect, but you never know.

bob
10-09-2000, 04:31 PM
This morning ,in Delaware, we awoke to a light frost. Roof tops and windshields had it but not too much on the lawn.

John DiMartino
10-09-2000, 05:33 PM
Not only is frosted grass damaged from being stiid,it also burns it wherever you applt pressure to it,whether your stepping on it or the mower wheels are running over it.I would not ever mow in the frost,no matter what,but i see guys doing it all the time.

lawrence stone
10-09-2000, 06:14 PM
Record all time low for the date this a.m. 26 degrees f.

John DiMartino
10-09-2000, 06:27 PM
same here,hit 26 this AM,glad i brough the pressure washers in last night!We had heavy frost until 10am,getting harder to get my work done with days geting shorter,and colder.

curlawngreen
10-09-2000, 06:39 PM
I didn't see any frost but it sure is cold.60 degrees with the wind blowing 20 miles per hour.AHHHHH. Florida WINTER.

Bobby
10-09-2000, 07:19 PM
Just checked, got a little frost in my freezer. Other than that, low sixties for the harshest part of winter.
South Fla.

Kevin
10-09-2000, 08:37 PM
Was very nippy here today.

65hoss
10-09-2000, 08:42 PM
Wed. and Thurs. of last week it was in the 90's here in Memphis. Fri. thru Sun. it has been in the 40's during the day and low 30's at night. What the @#$@ happened. This is the midsouth, not northern country. At least it should be climbing back into the 70's soon. There was a light frost on the ground this morning.

BRL
10-09-2000, 11:58 PM
Scraper & John,
Thanks for the info!!

Redmowers
10-13-2000, 12:17 AM
Last fri we had snow fluries and Whiteface Mt got 5-6 in of the white stuff.The wind was hammering my butternut tree and the nuts were hitting the roof like a bomber was overhead.Yesterday was 55 and today we had a high of 65 not too bad in northern NY.

Greenkeepers
10-13-2000, 10:04 AM
10/13/00 Update:

Daily temps have been in the 60's but nights have been getting heavy frost. Things are slowing down here.

Mike
Greenkeepers

SMB
10-13-2000, 09:13 PM
Frost every morning for the past few days, HEAVY this morning, it was in the 20s-but with highs around 70. I think after next week, one more mowing will be about it for us this year-lookin' forward to a break. We live in Southwest Virginia near Wytheville (we live in a "holler"-a valley).