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Old 02-24-2017, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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Here in GA, the yellow pollen coats everything like snow. It has started already.
Oh God I have that stuff. We are a month or so away from it hit here. I hope it comes while we are out of town. I will just clean the crap off: get our window cleaned and enjoy the rest of spring and summer.
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Old 02-24-2017, 02:52 PM
 
Location: lizard lick nc
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So far what I've seen in Charlotte:

Full bloom: Red maple, bradford pear (yuck), daffodils, rabbiteye blueberries, forsythia
Leafed out: wineberry, boysenberry, winged elm
Budding: poplar, raspberry, cottonwood, other elms, silver maple

I also left some pomegranates and figs in my storage shed to protect them from the cold. I guess its about 20 degrees warmer in there. The pomegranates have leafed out and the figs have brebas on them.
Why are your figs not in the ground? Are they some tropical kind?
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Old 02-24-2017, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Houston, USA
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Yes, it feels like late April - early May here.
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Old 02-24-2017, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Tampa Bay`. ><((((>.`><((((>
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I'm not seeing any buds here yet.It is 85 today in FL!
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Old 02-25-2017, 04:53 AM
 
Location: SWCT - close to coast
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So interesting to see comments from around the country and globe.

This one is hard to believe.

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I'm not seeing any buds here yet.It is 85 today in FL!


Then you have this from Ontario Canada.

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Tree buds are really swelling here, and some spring builds are blooming, but I haven't seen anything actually leafing out yet, thank goodness! We've had temps in the 60s to near 70 for the past week, and a mild winter, so things are quite a bit ahead of schedule. Hopefully we don't get a repeat of 2012 when all the apple and cherry blooms were fried by a late season freeze!

Nothing here yet but with these May and June like temps past few days Lilacs & Forsythias are waking up.


Polar air coming back into the U.S for early March. Not sure how long it will last
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Old 02-25-2017, 05:59 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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super cold here last night and will be again tonight plus cool all day, but our trees are still mostly in full bloom: it is so pretty and the bulb flowers are coming up like crazy: what a strange year. Las year was somewhat similar, but not quite as warm. The weather predictions here are about to say, it looks like not much chance for any real snow. That is ok, just means we get our gardens going sooner. The downside, more bugs.
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Old 02-25-2017, 06:08 AM
 
Location: N of citrus, S of decent corn
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My orange and lime trees are loaded with blossoms. The azaleas are about half in bloom. Some things are still sound asleep, like the hydrangea, which looks almost dead except for a few little leaves peeking out. I planted geraniums in a window box. My beets seeds are starting to come up.
Isn't it neat how a small sign of life can cheer a person up.
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Old 02-25-2017, 06:53 AM
 
Location: SWCT - close to coast
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super cold here last night and will be again tonight plus cool all day, but our trees are still mostly in full bloom: .
Jet stream dipping to the South but Eastern U.S still on the warm side of it. Like a Summer morning here.

Check out the Temps this morning. Notice where the cold is. Colder in Texas than Vermont!


And here were yesterdays Max and Min Temps for the U.S. 70s up to NY.


And lastly, current snowpack across the U.S
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Old 02-25-2017, 10:14 AM
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Location: SW London
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Some pictures from earlier today in London. Fairly typical for the end of winter.















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Old 02-25-2017, 11:55 AM
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Location: SW London
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Here are the rest of the pictures, if anyone is interested.

http://www.city-data.com/forum/47318090-post360.html
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