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Too soon!

As we enter the second week of August, I'm already seeing signs of autumn. Here and there some of the grape leaves are turning color -- even before the grapes do. It happens every year, so I'm not alarmed or surprised. It's just one of nature's little reminders. Turning leaves.The heat is hot. Our lawn, and everyone else's, is burned brown. This is becoming a summer norm, not at all what we expected when we moved to France seventeen years ago. Summer heat waves and drought. Mild winters with few...
Tags: Travel, Weather, France, WCS, The Vineyard


Compare and contrast

Here's the difference between the deep-rooted grape vines and the shallow-rooted grasses this time of year.  The grass closest to the vines gets mowed for access, the rest stays wild. Sunday was a hot one and I had a difficult time sleeping last night. It didn't help that both animules decided to sleep on the bed. Eventually they went down to the floor where it's cooler. I wish I had. Around 23h30 there was a lightning show off to our east, but the storm was too far away to hear the thunder. W...
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Almost 120,000 Still Without Power One Week After Hurricane Isaias

For residents of Connecticut and New York who are still without power, frustration with utility companies grew as temperatures rose.
Tags: Weather, New York, News, Connecticut, New York State, Cuomo, Consolidated Edison Inc, Andrew M, Electric Light and Power, Power Failures and Blackouts, Danbury (Conn, Bethel (Conn


Almost 150,000 Still Without Power One Week After Hurricane Isaias

For residents of Connecticut and New York who are still without power, frustration with utility companies grew as temperatures rose.
Tags: Weather, New York, News, Connecticut, New York State, Cuomo, Consolidated Edison Inc, Andrew M, Electric Light and Power, Power Failures and Blackouts, Danbury (Conn, Bethel (Conn


SPC - No watches are valid as of Sun Aug 9 08:50:01 UTC 2020

No watches are valid as of Sun Aug 9 08:50:01 UTC 2020.
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SPC - No watches are valid as of Sun Aug 9 23:15:01 UTC 2020

No watches are valid as of Sun Aug 9 23:15:01 UTC 2020.
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Unusual ‘Derecho’ Storms Rip Through Midwest

The powerful storms, which covered hundreds of miles, brought winds exceeding 100 miles per hour to Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana.
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, News, Illinois, National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration, Lake Michigan, Chicago (Ill, Hurricanes and Tropical Storms, Power Failures and Blackouts, Des Moines (Iowa, Iowa Nebraska Illinois


SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Mon Aug 10 10:16:01 UTC 2020

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Mon Aug 10 10:16:01 UTC 2020.
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SPC - No MDs are in effect as of Sun Aug 9 10:46:01 UTC 2020

No Mesoscale Discussions are in effect as of Sun Aug 9 10:46:01 UTC 2020.
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