Re: [gardeners] cool

Marianne Lepa (
Thu, 09 Jul 1998 22:42:56 -0400

>At 03:35 PM 7/9/98 +0000, Liz wrote:
>>Since everyone's been complaining about the heat I thought I'd 
>>mention that we here in north central Idaho are having an uncommonly 
>>cool day.  Despite forecasts of a high of 107 we have only made it up 
>>to 103 so far.  I assume that's 103 Farenheit though after spending 
>>the last hour in a car without air conditioning tending to business 
>>downtown in the asphalt district I wouldn't be surprised if it's 103 
>>The pool is also quite cool.  It's 88 F.  Another couple of degrees 
>>and we are going to change the name of the pool to the hot tub.
>>Tomorrow a cold front is supposed to come through and knock us down 
>>to 95.  I'll be digging out my winter wardrobe later.

At 08:52 PM 7/9/98, George wrote:
>Aren't those sorta high temps for y'all. I spent the month of August in
>King Hill, Idaho in 1952 and remember sleeping under quilts. I also
>remember how cold the creeks were around there and was told it was
>primarily snow melt water. Impressed a boy from the Texas Gulf Coast I can
>tell you. 
>I sure hope your humidity is lower than ours, we're running up 96% right
>now, that's what's making our heat index so blasted high. Hit 105 here
>today on the heat index but it was 110 in Monroe, 4 hours north of us. Hate
>to see what August will bring.

I'm going to have to save these messages for when I get jealous of you guys
doing gardening in February...

Marianne where the daytime high topped out at around 75F.
Southeastern Ontario AgCan zone 5b