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Entries for August, 2011 in Weather Or Not

  • SonnyLong

    Atlantic active; South Texas stagnant

    By SonnyLong in Weather Or Not

    As Harvey weakens over southern Mexico and Hurricane Irene churns toward the Bahamas, South Texas remains hot and dry. Sunday marked the 22nd consecutive day of temperatures of 100 degrees or more. Can we go the whole month of August? ...

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    An Eye On Eight

    By SonnyLong in Weather Or Not

    Tropical Depression Eight has decided to take a left. By tomorrow it should make landfall near the Honduras and Nicaragua border and never sniff the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Weather Service model. Of course, two more possible ...

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    Don't Look Now, Another Storm Forming

    By SonnyLong in Weather Or Not

    It is hurricane season and predictions are for up to a dozen or so named storms. Hurricane Greg is currently in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is no threat to Texas. So it should be no surprise that another potentially ...

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    We're Number 1!

    By SonnyLong in Weather Or Not

    Well the 2011 heat wave is number one anyway. On Tuesday when the temperature hit 100 -- it eventually reached 102 -- a record was broken that had been held 100 years. It marked the 17th consecutive day of at ...

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    How hot is it?

    By SonnyLong in Weather Or Not

    We have been at or over 100 degrees every day in August. July was the second hottest month on record with an average daily high temperature of 98. Are we on the way to setting heat records? I am delving ...

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    Olives in South Texas

    By SonnyLong in Weather Or Not

    Did you know that olives grow in South Texas? I didn't until recently and will have a story soon on one farm in the Crossroads that produced award-winning olive oil with its first full crop. Oh, PBS knew. Look for ...