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First Hard Frost

November 1, 2014   Last night, our first hard frost arrived. Temperatures fell into the mid twenties as a cold front moved through. I was about as ready as I could be, knowing that warmer, more normal fall temperatures were on … Continue reading

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Next Round

September 6, 2014   Well, today we have our first taste of fall weather here in southwest Missouri, with lows last night in the mid fifties and an expected high of seventy-five this afternoon. By the end of next week, (we … Continue reading

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The Summer so Far

August 30, 2014   Labor Day weekend is upon us and amidst the end of summer/pre-fall barbeques, vacations, staycations and general revelries, here’s what’s happening in my neighborhood: We hit 101 degrees last week, but after a run of 98 and … Continue reading

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Keeping Warm This Winter (II)

February 8, 2014     Last week, I told you about some things I’d done to bring my heating bill down this winter (and avoid a heart attack from opening future heating bills). Several readers noted things they had tried in the … Continue reading

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Coming out of the Cold

January 11, 2014  We went from zero for a high (with a low of -10) on Monday or Tuesday of last week to thirty-four for a low tonight and sixty degrees for a high tomorrow. Like much of the country, … Continue reading

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It’s Spring, Tornado Season in the Ozarks

April 14, 2012 We’re finally back to a relatively normal April around here, complete with thunderstorms and tornado watches. The Storm Prediction Center, part of the National Weather Service, issued a high-risk warning of possible tornado outbreaks on Friday for … Continue reading

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