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Hot and humid in chicago

I'm in Chicago right now on business and once again realize why real estate is still expensive in the San Franciso bay area. Simply put, IT'S LIKE HELL HERE COMPARED TO OUR BEAUTIFUL WEATHER BACK HOME!

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It's miserable! It was 97f with 80% humidity at the beach yesterday, only going to be worse today on the lovely Delmarva peninsula.
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Illinois has had the hotest summer in 30 years. No fireworks this year due to a burn ban. Mature trees are dropping leaves and they will die. Farmers are cutting corn for silage because they know it will not mature. Better buy your corn flakes while you can get them.


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first day in about two weeks below 30C...felt like spring. no rain in about 6 weeks.


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I used to laugh about the Global Warming thing....but not so much anymore! Al....will you please say "I told you so!"


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That's not a frown, it's the sun. Virginia - hot & humid like most places. At least we've gotten some periodic & timely rain the past few weeks. Rain is good. I work indoors, but sympathize with those that work in adverse weather.
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Hey Steve, I thought about you when I was driving around Santa Cruz this evening with the top down. Mid 70s and lots of sunshine. =)

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don't rub it in!! it wasn't that cool... it was about 85 degrees here in Silly con Valet and I had to put the A/C on when I drove around topless. At least I had a short skirt on so I could feel some air going up my legs... maybe TMI?
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Haven't been outside yet this morning but I think it rained all night. Chicago got wild lighting last night, from the 18th floor of the Merchandise Mart the show in the sky was spectacular. We RARELY get lighting like that in NorCal.

Greg, I hear what you are saying about the corn crop. It is very serious on what was to be the largest crop of corn ever. Hopefully the rain will help to cool everything off some here. I'm not in agriculture so I am not sure if wishes for lots of rain now will help that crop or actually make things worse for the farmers than they already are.

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... not to mention, stay away from the Walmart there! Read in the news a flash mob hit it!
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