Valley leaves are starting to change
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kwillg6
August 10, 2009
Member since 01/18/2005 🔗
2,023 posts
This past weekend I noticed that some of the maple trees in the valley and at elevation are beginning to show orange and yellow. I know it's not due to dry weather this year. Maybe it's due to a few nights in the 30s recently. Anyway, it's a good sign.
Denis - DCSki Supporter
August 10, 2009
Member since 07/12/2004 🔗
2,200 posts
Huh!

Are you living on the same planet as the rest of us?

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MID ATLANTIC WILL BRING THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES
OF THE YEAR SO FAR TO NORTHERN VIRGINIA...MARYLAND... AND THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE MID TO
UPPER 90S ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 95 THIS AFTERNOON. THESE
HIGH TEMPERATURES...COMBINED WITH DEW POINT TEMPERATURES IN THE
UPPER 60S...WILL YIELD HEAT INDICES AROUND 105 DEGREES THIS
AFTERNOON.
David
August 10, 2009
Member since 06/28/2004 🔗
2,444 posts
It's about 65 right now in this classroom at WVSOM.

The Greenbrier River was awfully warm last night....not that I wasn't studying or anything.
jonjon1
August 10, 2009
Member since 09/11/2006 🔗
186 posts
Heat wave got us up to 80.5 degrees yesterday, and 79.0 degrees today, up here in Davis.
Taylormatt
August 10, 2009
Member since 12/3/2004 🔗
339 posts
Here too. Even though the last 2 days were finally Summer-like with mornings in the 70's and 90's for the high, it's been cold all Summer. Most mornings here have been 50-55.

I have noticed the poison ivy, virginia creeper, and some fruit trees like cherry and apple are turning and even dropping leaves as of this weekend. This shouldn't happen until sometime in September.

Doesn't mean much though by September/October we'll be looking at the usual Indian Summer and stretches of 80's. Followed by the usual warm, rainy Winter.
therusty
August 17, 2009
Member since 01/17/2005 🔗
422 posts
This heat wave is our Indian summer!

eek shocked

I noticed the leaves dropping off some trees up here in Mount Airy last Thursday. They turned color and dropped 90% in one week.
Roger Z
August 18, 2009
Member since 01/16/2004 🔗
2,181 posts
Should have noted earlier- there were scattered snow showers around Yellowstone Sunday night! grin
Roger Z
August 19, 2009
Member since 01/16/2004 🔗
2,181 posts
Yup weather.com video:

http://www.weather.com/multimedia/videoplayer.html?clip=15099&from=hp_video_5

Eight inches of snow in the Bighorn Mountains on August 15th. BRING IT ON!!! laugh
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