Roses forum: "Wind Chill 115 below to 120 below zero"

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Name: Steve
Prescott, AZ (Zone 7b)
Region: Southwest Gardening Roses
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Steve812
Apr 25, 2011 7:19 PM CST
Below is the weather report for the next several days from WUNDERGROUND


Tonight

Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 45. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph until early morning becoming light. Wind chill readings 115 below to 120 below zero.
Tuesday

Breezy. Mostly sunny. Highs 64 to 70. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Wind chill readings 115 below to 120 below zero.
Tuesday Night

Breezy. Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 39. North winds 15 to 25 mph. Wind chill readings 115 below to 120 below zero.
Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Highs 70 to 76. Northeast winds around 15 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon. Wind chill readings 115 below to 120 below zero.
Wednesday Night

Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 46. Light winds. Wind chill readings 115 below to 120 below zero.


How does one protect roses against that kind of weather? It's positively Martian.
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
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porkpal
Apr 25, 2011 8:40 PM CST
Good grief! I have no clue.
Porkpal
Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Charter ATP Member Irises Salvias Xeriscape Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Procrastinator The WITWIT Badge Region: Colorado Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover
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Skiekitty
Apr 25, 2011 9:18 PM CST
Uh, sounds like a minor error. Oops!! :D
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Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Keeper of Poultry Farmer Roses Raises cows
Garden Ideas: Level 2 Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Plant Identifier
porkpal
Apr 25, 2011 10:18 PM CST
I'd stay inside just in case.
Porkpal
Name: Zuzu
Northern California (Zone 9a)
Forum moderator Plant Database Moderator Charter ATP Member Region: California Cat Lover Roses
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zuzu
Apr 25, 2011 10:37 PM CST

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I'll stay in too. With wind chill of 115-120 below zero in Arizona, even California won't be safe. Hilarious!
Name: Toni
Denver Metro (Zone 5a)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
Charter ATP Member Irises Salvias Xeriscape Birds I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Ideas: Master Level Garden Procrastinator The WITWIT Badge Region: Colorado Enjoys or suffers cold winters Cat Lover
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Skiekitty
Apr 25, 2011 10:49 PM CST
The windchill warnings are no longer on the webpage. Oops
Roses are one of my passions! Just opened, my Etsy shop (to fund my rose hobby)! http://www.etsy.com/shop/TweetsnTreats
Name: Steve
Prescott, AZ (Zone 7b)
Region: Southwest Gardening Roses
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Steve812
Apr 26, 2011 10:16 AM CST
Good thing they removed them. All the roses look fine. Whistling

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