I bet you that's what Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue did before he called for a prayer vigil to end their drought a little over a year ago. You can't tell me ole Sonny wasn't checkin' out Weather.com and the Farmer's Almanac before he set the date.
Some other boring weather related info:
- Believe it or not, there are some people who think the climate should be the same wherever they go.
- Years ago, someone told me that Californians cannot cope with climate changes. It was a fellow Californian who said it. I believe it.
- Kirkwood and Mammoth Ski Resorts got about a foot of snow yesterday
- During the same time period, Nevada got torrential rains
- Oklahoma suffered damage and 8 people died from deadly tornadoes
- We got severe thunderstorms with tornado watches and warnings most of the night. I laid awake hoping the tornado siren wouldn't go off and 3 large people, a large dog, a small dog and a skitterish cat wouldn't have to squeeze into the hall closet for tornado safety. That would have made me very cranky.
So, in keeping with the subject of weather, I give you the following few moments of weather humor...at least I think it's humorous. I didn't write it. It wasn't really even my idea to post it. I just copied it from Homefront Six. I also like her 100 Things a lot better than mine.
Anyway, without further adieu...
AN ANNOTATED THERMOMETER
212º - Water Boils. Death Valley residents put on deodorant.
200º - Arizona children amuse themselves by dropping eggs on sidewalk and giggle while they fry.
150º - Miami residents put on sunglasses. Texans turn on the fan.
130º - Too hot to think. Texans and Californians undo top button. Antarctica is gone, polar bears extinct.
120º - Australians notice the sun is out. All Europeans and Canadians spontaneously combust.
110º - Canadians weep. New Yorkers burst open street fire hydrants.
105º - Texans drink coffee. Alaskans melt.
100º - British start sacrificing goats to make the sun go away. Californians finally turn off the heaters.
90º - Death Valley residents awaken. Scandinavians go underground.
80º - Canadians turn on the air conditioning full blast. Arizona residents stop shivering.
70º - Alaskans declare record heatwave. Californians rise from hibernation.
60º - Californians put on sweaters (if they can find one in their wardrobe).
50º - Miami residents turn on the heat.
40º - You can see your breath, Californians shiver uncontrollably, Minnesotans go swimming. Siberians melt.
35º - Italian cars don't start.
32º - Water freezes.
30º - You plan your vacation to Australia, Minnesotans put on T-shirts, Politicians begin to worry about the homeless, British cars don't start.
25º - Boston water freezes, Californians weep pitiably, Minnesotans eat ice cream, Canadians go swimming.
20º - You can hear your breath, Politicians begin to talk about the homeless, New York City water freezes, Miami residents plan vacation further south.
15º - French cars don't start, You plan a vacation in Mexico, Cat insists on sleeping in your bed with you.
10º - Too cold to ski, You need jumper cables to get your car going.
5º - You plan your vacation in Houston, American cars don't start.
0º - Alaskans put on T-shirts, too cold to skate.
-10º - German cars don't start, eyes freeze shut when you blink.
-15º - You can cut your breath and use it to build an igloo, Arkansas residents stick tongues to metal objects, Miami residents cease to exist.
-20º - Cat insists on sleeping in your pajamas with you, Politicians actually do something about the homeless, Minnesotans shovel snow off roof, Japanese cars don't start.
-25º - Too cold to think, You need jumper cables to get driver going.
-30º - You plan a two week hot bath, The Mighty Monongajela freezes. Swedish cars don't start.
-40º - Californians disappear, Minnesotans button top button, Canadians put on sweaters, your car helps you plan your trip south.
-50º - Congressional hot air freezes, Alaskans close the bathroom window.
-60º - Hell freezes over, Polar bears move south!!