Has winter started to come where you are?

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by perennial, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. perennial

    perennial Well-Known Member

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    It's certainly coming this way, it was 26 degrees this morning - supposed to get up to 40 today.

    Being curious how it is where you all live!

    brural
     
  2. Irish Pixie

    Irish Pixie "You have to be odd to be number one." Dr Seuss

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    Oh, yeah. We set a record for snow fall...almost two inches. The last record was set in 1971. It was cold this morning when I got up around 25 degrees. Tonight it's supposed to drop to 15 degrees. Brrr...I'm not ready yet!

    Stacy in NY
     

  3. Ed in S. AL

    Ed in S. AL Well-Known Member

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    It's 47 here on the gulf coast this morning. Going up to about 72 this afternoon. Supposed to be around 38 on Saturday morning.
     
  4. mistletoad

    mistletoad Well-Known Member Supporter

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    We had our first frost last night and it is not supposed to get out of the 40s today. Just last week we were in the 70s.
     
  5. HilltopDaisy

    HilltopDaisy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I'm not far from KincoraFarm, and I woke to snow the past two mornings. Not sure of the temp., but the water buckets outside were frozen solid.
     
  6. special-k

    special-k Well-Known Member

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    27 this morning about 1/2" of snow on the ground and still snowing. Suppose to be 50's next two day.
     
  7. Jan Doling

    Jan Doling Well-Known Member

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    It was 56 yesterday morning and only going up to 80 today. Don't laugh...this indicates a change of season here! Oh, and most of the plywood has been taken down. Isn't that a sign of fall?
     
  8. jerneeon

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    Not too cold right here, but I see lots of snow on the mountains!!
     
  9. Arisshill

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    Not much in the way of snow up here, but a nice cold -7C (20F) this morning. The car had a dusting of snow, not enough to brush off.

    Scott
    Ariss, Ontario, Canada
     
  10. goldenlady

    goldenlady Well-Known Member

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    19 degrees here this morning with a heavy, white frost everywhere. My bones are not ready for this............
     
  11. RedneckWoman

    RedneckWoman Well-Known Member

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    For the past few days it has been in the 60s during the day and 20s and 30s at night here. I wish we could just skip winter and go right on to spring :(
     
  12. babetteq

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    I walk every morning before I start my day with a friend of mine. We had been walking about half an hour when my feet began to crunch under me. It was still dark out, so I could see really well, but I could make out the occasional glisten of FROST!!! that means winter is here.

    OUr days have been about 4-8 degrees. But we're metric.


    Babs
     
  13. comfortablynumb

    comfortablynumb Well-Known Member

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    when i start getting coal dust on my hands and clothes... its cold.
     
  14. prhamell

    prhamell Well-Known Member

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    It's the typical mid 20-30's at night and 40's during the day here in North WI. If I could just get my 3 yr old daughter to accept the fact that winter is coming, I'd be happy. She never wants to wear a coat. And people say 2 yr olds throw tempter tantrums! Becky
     
  15. Shygal

    Shygal Unreality star Supporter

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    18 degrees last night and tonight, and about 3 inches of snow. Brrrrrr
     
  16. Grandmotherbear

    Grandmotherbear Well-Known Member Supporter

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    The light has that peculiar clarity I associate with winter. That, and it is dark almost as soon as I'm home- on the other hand, last week at getting-off-work I was out in the lake raking up hurricane detritus in chest deep water.

    I've started wearing socks to bed. I guess that qualifies as winter.
     
  17. sue currin

    sue currin Well-Known Member

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    got up to 32 today, going to be 15 tonight, already had 1 snow, but some of the apples are still holding on to the trees, i don't get use to it til around christmas. you can't stop winter, might as well layer-up and join in.
     
  18. dosthouhavemilk

    dosthouhavemilk Well-Known Member Supporter

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    We were below freezing last night. 36 degrees here right now...we are getting up to about the mid 50s during the day. Definitely a chill to the air. We aren't ready for winter yet! But it will be upon us very shortly. Lots to do before teh ground freezes too badly.
     
  19. breezynosacek

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    It's about 36 degrees here now and will probably dip into the 20's tonight. It's been rather nice but cold. No snow yet, more importantly no ice. A little windy though.
     
  20. Nancy in Maine

    Nancy in Maine Well-Known Member

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    Yup, it looks like winter has come a bit early to Maine alright....it's 13 degrees outside right now. It isn't expected to get much above freezing today. The ground is starting to freeze. :waa: No snow yet, so it doesn't feel like winter yet to me. It's just a bit nippy.

    We're in the process of putting in a wood furnace. Just so when the oil man comes to deliver this winter I can laugh smugly to myself.

    I suppose today would be a good day to bank the house....