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    Temperature Differences

    This one's for Don and the others in Arizona who thumb their noses at the rest of the country all winter long... ;D

    40 degrees - Normal people are wearing a sweatshirt with a jacket over it. Phoenix folks are falling over dead in the streets from hypothermia.

    50 degrees - Normal people are in a light jacket if the wind is blowing. Phoenix folks are in expedition parkas with electric handwarmers in the pockets.

    60 degrees - Normal people are wearing long-sleeved shirts and loving the comfortable weather. Phoenix folks have a sweater under their ski jacket and seriously considering moving to somewhere warmer.

    70 degrees - Normal people are in t-shirts. Phoenix folks are doing OK, as long as they are in the car with the heater cranked up.

    80 degrees - Normal people are feeling a bit warm. Phoenix folks have lost most of their goose bumps, and are down to wearing just a long-sleeved shirt.

    90 degrees - Normal people are staying indoors under the air conditioner. Phoenix folks have finally turned off the furnace in the house.

    100 degrees - Normal people are checking up on old folks to make sure they're not suffering from heat stroke. Phoenix folks go jogging at noon.

    110 degrees - Normal people avoid going outdoors at all cost. Phoenix folks are out on the deck, working on their tans.

    120 degrees - Normal people are being hospitalized for dehydration. Phoenix folks stop occasionally for a sip of iced tea while they're planting cactus in the yard.

    130 degrees - Normal people die within minutes of exposure to the extreme heat. Phoenix folks are enjoying the nice springlike weather.

    140 degrees - The hottest temperatures man has been known to survive. Phoenix folks are having pool parties for the kids.

    150 degrees - Desert animals are roasted instantly as they emerge from their underground dens. Phoenix folks are saying "It's a little warm out today."

    160 degrees - Human life as we know it ceases to exist. The Mayor of Phoenix gets a phone call from the Devil asking him to cut that crap out because it's getting too hot down there.
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    Now come on Vaughn it wont even hit 90 today, that won't happen until Saturday. Then the cold snap is supposed to return.
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    @Vaughn

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    100 degrees - Normal people are checking up on old folks to make sure they're not suffering from heat stroke. Phoenix folks go jogging at noon.
    Don jogging? Too bad it was early spring when we were down there, as that would have been something to see.
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    Carol i think he is just trying to remind us Northerners how nice and warm it is down your way. Our summer like spring has been short lived with nature reminding us it aint over yet.

    Vaughn you can keep the heat. I much prefer a cold climate. I can at least warm up pretty easily thanks to protective clothing but when its hot and humid i cant stand to be outside.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Keeble View Post
    I can at least warm up pretty easily thanks to protective clothing but when its hot and humid i cant stand to be outside.

    But Rob it's a dry heat......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob Keeble View Post
    ...Vaughn you can keep the heat. I much prefer a cold climate. I can at least warm up pretty easily thanks to protective clothing but when its hot and humid i cant stand to be outside.
    I'm pretty much the same way. I can deal with cold better than hot. I'm not as tolerant to cold as I used to be (still have some nerve issues after breaking my back), but like you said, when it's cold, you can always add layers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    I'm pretty much the same way. I can deal with cold better than hot. I'm not as tolerant to cold as I used to be (still have some nerve issues after breaking my back), but like you said, when it's cold, you can always add layers.
    What do you do when YOU run out of layers and the temp is going below zero?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Barry Stratton View Post
    What do you do when YOU run out of layers and the temp is going below zero?
    I'd get my freezing self back inside the house
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    Heck, at 60º (15º in Canadian) Canadians go out with a T-shirt on and talk about summer coming early this year.

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