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Old 12-15-08, 08:31 AM   #1
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Bizarre Weather: 59 degrees last night and 14 this morning!

And it rained overnight as well. Finals are starting today, too. I haven't checked yet how much ice is on the van, but I'm sure not going to bike to campus this morning.

Gotta love mid December!
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Old 12-15-08, 08:34 AM   #2
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Sounds like a cold front... nothing bizarre about that
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Old 12-15-08, 08:34 AM   #3
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Haha, van. Is it an orange converstion van with bubble windows? That is what I am imagining.

Where I am I MN it was something above freezing yesterday, and -9 when I got up this morning, so I might have ya beat, or at least tied. Windchill was -35F when I drove to work, though, and that was in the warmest part of the state this morning.

And I saw a cyclist just as I pulled into work. He was going to run a red light, then saw me and realized I wasn't going to try/nor could I stop for him if he ran it, so he hoped off halfway through the intersection.
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Old 12-15-08, 08:36 AM   #4
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And it rained overnight as well. Finals are starting today, too. I haven't checked yet how much ice is on the van, but I'm sure not going to bike to campus this morning.

Gotta love mid December!
Two hour delay today! wooT!
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Old 12-15-08, 08:52 AM   #5
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Yeah, Purdue only closes in the event of the Apocalypse, though....no delays, either.

No, not an Orange Van with bubble windows, it's a Teal Green Lumina Van.
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Bizarre indeed - I dressed lightly and still was sweltering....later this week it'll be polar round these parts again
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Old 12-15-08, 09:06 AM   #7
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Well, I just checked the van, and it looks like I'll be takng the bus. Iced up solid, and I can't get any of the doors open.
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Old 12-15-08, 10:37 AM   #8
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Well, hour and a half later: Got the van open. I'll be driving after all. Man, I hate freezing rain.
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drive safely Tom...that is the worst.
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Yep, good old Northern Illinois winter ---- 55 degrees F yesterday, with 30 MPH winds, gusts to 45 yesterday. Then 5 degrees this morning, with the same winds, with a lot more gusts.

It was really brutal out there this morning. Bare skin hurt just walking.
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At 2:05 yesterday, it was 73F. By 5:05, it was 22F.

Brrrrrr.
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