April heat wave broke weather records

– Posted in: Weather

This just in from the National Weather Service: Record April heat has ended... Many daily and monthly high temperature records were broken from Saturday April 25th to Monday April 27th across the area. For the regional Airport daily records were broken for April 25th and the 27th. On April 25th a record high temperature of [...]

My new toy

– Posted in: Weather, Wishlist

For my birthday, my oldest son Teman got me a wireless min-max thermometer, but we discovered that it didn't go down lower than 32°F unless you used the probe, which, of course, isn't wireless. I remembered the one I had admired (at our car mechanic's office) had the Weather Channel logo on it, so I [...]

Measuring the First Frost

– Posted in: Tools and Equipment

Had our first frost last night, which for around here, was later than usual. I don't know exactly how cold it got last night, but I wish I did. I've been looking at digital max-min thermometers, especially the wireless ones, for a while now, but the price keeps me from indulging. It always comes back [...]