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Name: Char
Vermont (Zone 4b)
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Char
Jun 21, 2021 5:06 AM CST

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We love to talk about all aspects of weather, the effect on our gardens, and on our lives. It's a good place to keep a record of weather in our gardens from year to year too, so for that reason let's try to stay as close to the topic as we can. Please join in and tell us about your weather.


Hurray! the first day of summer!!!

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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
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sooby
Jun 21, 2021 5:21 AM CST
Lovely picture, Char! Orange hawkweed I assume?

Just had a downpour here that has now stopped, and thunder is still rumbling. It's supposed to be like that on and off all day according to the forecast. We do still need the rain.

I thought I could get some columbine and nicotiana seedlings planted before it started but only managed three of the tobacco. My supervisor (canine) was quite happily watching from the covered deck and seemed surprised when I went dashing back under cover as the large raindrops started falling on me.
Name: Ginny G
Central Iowa (Zone 5a)
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Legalily
Jun 21, 2021 5:59 AM CST
Tornado touched down just outside of town last night and we had storms. A farm was damaged but everyone ok. Group hug 71/52 and mostly sunny today. Really cooled things down. Back to work today.
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Name: Char
Vermont (Zone 4b)
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Char
Jun 21, 2021 6:05 AM CST

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Wow Ginny, good to know everyone is ok.

Yes sooby, it's an older image but I thought it fit the hot, hot, hot new world we are in. After it heats up, to me it's already hot with a temp of 70, we're expecting some possibly strong storms this afternoon. I just hope no hail, the garden is looking so good and there's a lot of scapes up already.
Hilarious! My supervisor beats me to cover. G Danes don't seem to like the rain much.
Name: Dave
Wood Co TX & Huron Co MI
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SunriseSide
Jun 21, 2021 6:12 AM CST
Houston-like weather this morning 80F 82%RH Thumbs down and partly cloudy with 90F high ahead of a cold front after noon.
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Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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touchofsky
Jun 21, 2021 7:08 AM CST
I am glad there was no injuries, Ginny Hurray!

Cloudy today, with on and off showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. We got a shower early this morning. It didn't last long, but it was enough to wet the ground. It is supposed to get windy later this morning, however, the winds are calm now. High today 81 F or 27 C.
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Name: William Groth
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Willinator
Jun 21, 2021 8:32 AM CST
Well it is definitely summer here in Houston, TX at about 9:20 AM it is already 85 F with 73% humidity and it feels like 95 F and the skies are pretty cloudy this morning!
Of course, the forecast for the rest of the month of June calls for highs in a range from 86 F to 92 F and lows in a range from 76 F to 80 F which tells me that the rest of
June is going to be hot and humid and the chance of rain will range up to 100% and the possibility of rain will include pretty much every day through the rest of June!
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Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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quietyard
Jun 21, 2021 10:07 AM CST
So glad all are safe there, Ginny. Smiling

109 yesterday, small chance of rain around Wednesday.

Just in for a glass of water, heading back out to sweat some more. Glare
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Name: Dana P
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bloominholes2fill
Jun 21, 2021 10:13 AM CST
I agree I agree
"The heart is happiest when the head and the hand work together" ~ Jay Leno (I think)
Name: William Groth
Houston, TX zone 9a
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Willinator
Jun 21, 2021 10:17 AM CST
quietyard said:So glad all are safe there, Ginny. Smiling

109 yesterday, small chance of rain around Wednesday.

Just in for a glass of water, heading back out to sweat some more. Glare


WOW, Linda @quietyard just what is the humidity there in Tucson, AZ if it is anything like here in
Houston, TX then I can understand the comment about the glass of water and heading outside to sweat
some more! Otherwise, I wonder what you are talking about! My Better Half is planning to move away just
because of the very high humidity here in Houston, TX
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Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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quietyard
Jun 21, 2021 10:57 AM CST
William the humidity right now is 25% and the dew point is up to 53, which is moist for us . Humidity and dew point are usually under 10%.
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Name: Ginny G
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Legalily
Jun 21, 2021 12:07 PM CST
Went out this noon to run errands and my car coming to work this morning said 78 Blinking When I went out (sleeveless without my jean jacket) it was only 60! Wish I would have taken the darned jacket but I was running late! Felt pretty darned good compared to the 90-101 degree heat we've been having. (Yes Linda - I know that's jacket weather for you until it gets a lot higher Whistling Whistling Green Grin! Green Grin! )
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Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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quietyard
Jun 21, 2021 1:26 PM CST
Sounds sooooooooooooo good, Ginny. Lovey dubby
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Name: Wendy
mid-Atlantic (Zone 6b)
robinjoy
Jun 21, 2021 5:01 PM CST
Steamy today. Deadheading was all the garden work I could manage (also nibbled a few raspberries while I was out). Now the forecast rain and thunderstorms have begun, although so far they don't seem particularly nasty. Rain in the morning should usher in cooler, drier weather. 'Tis the season where all rain is appreciated.
Name: Jill
Baltimore, MD (Zone 7b)
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Jillz
Jun 21, 2021 6:22 PM CST
A storm rolled through with strong winds which means we are without power right now Thumbs down
Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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quietyard
Jun 21, 2021 7:05 PM CST
Oh no, Jill. Crying Sure hope it is a short outage.
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Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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quietyard
Jun 21, 2021 7:14 PM CST
Cooled to 105 today. Pretty breezy.
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Name: Will
Raeford NC (Zone 8a)
OtherUncleWill
Jun 21, 2021 7:48 PM CST
Glad no one was hurt Ginny.

The storm didn't bring nearly as much rain as the weather guessers thought, (rain gauge had 1.2" and Japanese Beetle) not as much wind either.
93/72 (HI 102) humidity 51-94 % dew points 70-75.
Thunderstorms expected tomorrow. Crossing Fingers!
Name: Linda
Tucson, Arizona
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quietyard
Jun 21, 2021 9:32 PM CST
Japanese Beetle, Will? Hilarious! That does not count. Whistling
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Name: Lynda Horn
Arkansas (Zone 7b)
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gardenfish
Jun 22, 2021 1:35 AM CST
It rained yesterday and cooled off really fast! An unheard of high temp today in the 70s. Lows tonight in the 50s, a record for sure! Won't last long, though. So as the saying goes, I'm making hay while the sun shines and plan to work like crazy outside today to try to catch up. I won't even break a sweat! Tomorrow morning is reserved to go fishing; it's the full moon! 🎣🎣.
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