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Old 05-10-2011, 11:45 PM
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Unbelievable change in weather/temps

What a bizzare start to the spring here in the Upper Midwest. One week ago, we were pushing HIGHS of only 39 degrees. Lows were below freezing. Fast forward to today. 90 degrees and 70 dew point. After an inch of rain yesterday, you could see the gosh darn grass grow right after you mowed it.
Just a really strange, strange extreme temp swing. Hard on the body to freeze while mowing....then sweat to death a few days later.
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Old 05-10-2011, 11:46 PM
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haha...and i thought going from 75 - 90 was a big swing here
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:12 AM
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It hit 100 in Western Iowa today... thats from frost advisories last week.
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Old 05-11-2011, 12:28 AM
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Its been crazy here too. We were cool and rainy here about a week or two ago. We have dried up quite a bit and tomorrow is going to be in the mid-80's with dew points in around 64.
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Old 05-11-2011, 07:58 PM
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It hasn't been above 60 here yet. The trees have no to very few buds yet. Spring was skipped altogether. I have not had many weeds germinate in the lawns yet so spraying is at least 2 weeks behind normal. I am not going out to have call backs.

It is kind of frustrating but I have adapted and picked up some bigger mulching jobs and some odds and ends like cleaning a wooded area of deadfall. Good money and some hard work but hell is only 5o degrees and you can certainly count on rain or snow just about every day.

Someday summer may get here but it I am not betting on it.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:54 PM
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80 degrees Tuesday, Snow and rain with a high of 41 today.
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