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The DL Summer Heatwave Thread

97F (feels like 100F) - Philadelphia

by Anonymousreply 7707/25/2013

75F in Miami Beach.

Enjoying it while it lasts.

by Anonymousreply 107/17/2013

63 in Ess Eff...

by Anonymousreply 207/17/2013


96 feels like omyfuckinggoditshot

by Anonymousreply 307/17/2013

94F (feels like 98F) - Washington, D.C.

by Anonymousreply 407/17/2013

So far it's only 86 in the living room, bathroom, and kitchen. 76 here in the airconditioned bedroom and office. Last year it got over 90 in the unairconditioned rooms for like a month. I told myself this year I would buy another air conditioner. But this year it hasn't been hot and I didn't.

by Anonymousreply 507/17/2013

We had a massive freak thunderstorm last night here in Seattle -- was in the high 80's yesterday, today it's not even 70.

by Anonymousreply 607/17/2013

95 (feels like 98), NYC.

by Anonymousreply 707/17/2013

Mid-80s in New Orleans. There's a convention in town with a lot of people from the Northeast and the D.C. and NYC attendees are saying it's much hotter back home.

by Anonymousreply 807/17/2013

93 northwest of Boston. The cat looks like he wants to cry.

by Anonymousreply 907/17/2013

Philadelphia is excrutiatingly hot and humid in summer.

by Anonymousreply 1007/17/2013

My exterior doorknobs are so hot I use a handkerchief to open them.

by Anonymousreply 1107/17/2013

I'm going to a Senior Cooling Center and play mah johnng with all the other old ladies. Oops, oh no, I'm not. Prime Time is off!!!

by Anonymousreply 1207/17/2013

I'm not trying to be a Nervous Nelly, but what exactly the a brownout like? I'm kind of worried about all the A/Cs plugged in all over the city.

by Anonymousreply 1307/19/2013

101 in Chicago.

Mama's mussy was so wet we had to get out the big beach towels to mop it up....

by Anonymousreply 1407/19/2013

All the Northerners are so amusing... Yes, you'll find us amusing in the winter (what's snow?), but we'll enjoy you right now.

by Anonymousreply 1507/19/2013

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by Anonymousreply 1607/19/2013

r15, I'd much rather be sweating balls in NYC than in any red state Jesusland shithole, thanks.

by Anonymousreply 1707/19/2013

How sad that you're so defensive, R17. All of us are embarrassed for you.

by Anonymousreply 1807/19/2013

Mid 80s in London. No air con anywhere worth talking about.

86% humidity.


by Anonymousreply 1907/19/2013

[quote]R17]. All of us are embarrassed for you.

Speak for yourself. I hate this 'we' business I'm starting to see on DL.

by Anonymousreply 2007/19/2013

NYC is increasingly moribund, R17, so I'm not sure what you're so proud of... It is to every other major growing city in this country as America is to China.

by Anonymousreply 2107/19/2013

I can't take this anymore. I HATE SUMMER. When you cannot even walk 5 blocks without being a puddle of sweat it is NOT. OKAY.

Yesterday I took three showers just to maintain some semblance of dignity. When the weather reaches 90+ degrees in the Northeast, it actually feels like HELL DEGREES because of the unbearable humidity! Last night it didn't even get below 85! Something is terribly wrong with that.

You know it's bad when I 28 year old man who is physically fit is having difficulty breathing! I can't take this anymore. Call me Mary! but this is just too fucking much. October cannot come soon enough!!!

by Anonymousreply 2307/19/2013

I live in NYC but I have to flee it as often as possible in the summer. Living in any type of urban setting when it's hot and muggy is gross. It's hotter, more humid and more intolerable in cities for some reason. Maybe all the people. Maybe all the concrete. But regardless, once you go out to the country it seems more tolerable.

by Anonymousreply 2407/19/2013

[quote] I told myself this year I would buy another air conditioner. But this year it hasn't been hot and I didn't.

You might look into central air....

by Anonymousreply 2507/19/2013

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by Anonymousreply 2607/19/2013

97 here in Kansas City,Mo.

by Anonymousreply 2707/19/2013

there are pools of sweat baby pool deep under my moobs

by Anonymousreply 2807/19/2013

[quote]"But irregardless..."

by Anonymousreply 2907/19/2013

R26, your auto-correct was correct. Irregardless is not a word.

by Anonymousreply 3007/19/2013

Philly's heatwave has been extended into Saturday. You know there will be people who will have the need to go outside, just because it's the weekend.

by Anonymousreply 3107/19/2013

98 in far South Chicago Suburb.

How I know it's hot: my old dog barks at my feral cats from the deck, doesn't bother chasing them, they simply lift their heads up and stare at her, one gives her the paw, they all go back to napping, old dog is turns to the back door, goes back inside.

Inside cats feelings as follows:

by Anonymousreply 3207/19/2013

NYC is like the Congo right now. And everybody stinks.

by Anonymousreply 3307/19/2013

She's great R32. Love it.

by Anonymousreply 3407/19/2013

NYC may not be Mecca, but I'd rather be in a cultured place than anywhere in the pigfucking, cowfucking, cousinfucking South.

by Anonymousreply 3507/19/2013

^^ Originally from Bugtussle, Arkansas

by Anonymousreply 3607/19/2013

Any updates as to how the Hell's Kitchen whores are holding up?

by Anonymousreply 3707/19/2013

Remember that candy that was those little wax bottles filled with a sugary liquid R37? Ever see one left on the sidewalk to melt in the sun?

That's what HK looked like today. You could hardly take a step without having to hop over one.

by Anonymousreply 3807/19/2013

Philly and DC areas were hotter today than all of the rest of the us but the southwest like Phoenix and Death Valley!

by Anonymousreply 3907/19/2013

Fuck you, r15, it was HOTTER in Philadelphia today than houston, so suck my cock!

by Anonymousreply 4007/19/2013

The TV news said it was 100 in Newark, but my car said the outside temp was 103. (This was around 5:30 when I was on my way out to dinner.) The heat index (or whatever it's called when the humidity is factored in) would put that number even higher.

Still, without a doubt I prefer this to the coldest days in winter.

And at least it was breezy today, even though it's the equivalent of opening an oven door.

by Anonymousreply 4107/19/2013

Frosty here in Montecito, California. Definitely below 32 degrees in the house. Oprah heard Rae Dong Chong's comments.

by Anonymousreply 4207/19/2013

[quote]without a doubt I prefer this to the coldest days in winter.

Not ME ! I hate this shit! Garbage stinks like Hell and cars overheat! Not to mention the flies and gnats everywhere! I hate this hellhole and I'm crossing the days off the calendar until the next deep freeze.

by Anonymousreply 4307/19/2013


by Anonymousreply 4407/20/2013

R44, fuck you too! You're drier and have central air!

by Anonymousreply 4507/20/2013

It's so damn hot I saw a dog chasing a cat and they were both walking.

by Anonymousreply 4607/20/2013

Stephanie Scarscelletti reporting from Ronkonkoma.

by Anonymousreply 4707/20/2013

Won't you have to ask your mother for permission to use hers, R40? All of us here know that you have no cock of your own.

by Anonymousreply 4807/20/2013

I'm with you also R17. We may not number enough for a DL we, but linking any damned thing including the ambient daily temperature to portions of the country (or politics) which offend you is getting tiresome.

by Anonymousreply 4907/20/2013

Tell that to the snotty, haughty New Yorkers, R49. For a decade, they've bashed every state that isn't their own. It's as rich as Wall Street for you to play the martyr now.

by Anonymousreply 5007/20/2013

It reached 81 today with 2% humidity. UGH!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 5107/20/2013

Still hotter than anywhere else

by Anonymousreply 5207/20/2013

Was 82 at 5:00AM today, seemed like a cold snap. Those storms they keep promising to give us a break in the weather can't come soon enough. Oh yeah, fuck this heat. C'mon October!!!

by Anonymousreply 5307/20/2013

For Christ sake quit your bitching. Winter never ended. It was still snowing in May in parts of the country.

by Anonymousreply 5407/20/2013

Not where I live, it never snowed here

by Anonymousreply 5507/20/2013

My swimming pool is too hot to swim in. I'm going to throw the garden hose in and see if I can cool it a few degrees.

by Anonymousreply 5607/20/2013

Is Palm Springs really that hot in the summer?

I want to move there but my snatch cannot DEAL with 110 in the shade, gurl.

by Anonymousreply 5707/20/2013

Palm springs is a desert, honey, don't go if you don't like pizza-oven like heat.

by Anonymousreply 5907/20/2013

[quote]Not where I live, it never snowed here by: Philadelphian

It may not have snowed in Philly but it sure as hell was cold through out PA all through May. Winter never ended.

by Anonymousreply 6007/20/2013

Bullshit. It was average spring temps the whole calendar year, you lizard. At least in the Delaware valley

by Anonymousreply 6107/20/2013

We're having a heatwave!!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 6207/20/2013

[quote]Bullshit. It was average spring temps the whole calendar year, you lizard. At least in the Delaware valley

You're in a valley you don't count. April was among the coldest on record in the north central U.S

by Anonymousreply 6307/20/2013

Not for us, it was average all year except that we had low snow fall. Now with a hideous hot summer it feels like penance.

And frankly, you toads in the back woods don't really want to know what we think of you, do you?

by Anonymousreply 6407/20/2013

R32 I love that woman. I've linked all my friends to her video

by Anonymousreply 6507/20/2013

There's suppose to be a thunderstorm in Philly from today through Thursday.

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by Anonymousreply 6807/20/2013

r68 I'm singin' in the.....damn, it's over already. Guess I'll go take my walk. Wanna' join me for scrapple and eggs afterwards?

by Anonymousreply 6907/23/2013

Does anyone have one of those split A/C systems? I got an estimate for central air and it was $12,000. I want to look into this as an alternative because if this is the new normal, I don't think I can continue to live without air conditioning.

by Anonymousreply 7007/23/2013

Friends do and LOVE it

by Anonymousreply 7107/23/2013

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by Anonymousreply 7207/23/2013

what's split A/C?

by Anonymousreply 7307/23/2013

You stick it in the wall, no ducts

by Anonymousreply 7407/23/2013

I'm about to pass out. I walk around feeling dizzy every day, I don't feel like eating.. it's just too hot. This heat has really taken a toll on me. It's hell. I cannot stand these heat waves. Seriously.. it hasn't rained here in forever. We even have forest fire warnings. It's really bad.

Oh, and before you say something.. it might "only" be 28 degrees here. But remember, we have NO A/C here.. it' not like in the US where everyone has A/C. It's much harder to deal with the heat here up north. Besides.. the humidity is awful too. It feels more like 37 than 27.

by Anonymousreply 7507/25/2013

Those are both really cold temperatures, R75.

by Anonymousreply 7607/25/2013

Now it's not even 70 in Philly! I'm sitting here with my windows open on a day off lovin' life.

by Anonymousreply 7707/25/2013
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