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View Poll Results: Where'd you move in the US for warm weather?
Parts of California/ Arizona 50 56.18%
Most of Texas 21 23.60%
Central and southern Florida 18 20.22%
Voters: 89. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 12-08-2008, 09:44 PM
 
Location: 602/520
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What about a place like La Feria, Texas?
La Feria, and most of the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, have very nice winter temperatures. Laredo, TX hit 98 degrees twice in February of this year, and 105 on March 14. If you want winter heat, inland deep South Texas is the place to go. The downsides are the isolation, the poverty, and the lack of diversity.
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Old 12-08-2008, 10:52 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Not true. Miami's average winter low is 55 degrees. Phoenix's, San Diego's, Los Angeles', and Tucson's lowest average winter high temperatures are between 64-67 degrees.
Miami's average low in December is 62 degrees.
San Diego's average high in December is 66 degrees.
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:39 PM
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Location: Houston
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the news is reporting that Houston may see snow flakes tomorrow and thursday.

http://www.khou.com/topstories/stories/khou081209_mh_cold_weather.47b4b117.html (broken link)
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Old 12-09-2008, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Miami's average low in December is 62 degrees.
San Diego's average high in December is 66 degrees.
Agreed (holy crap, I agree with Botev?!?!?!).

Bottom line is that south Florida is the warmest place in the continental USA in the winter, especially the Keys.
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Old 12-09-2008, 09:32 PM
 
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Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso are also 3 of the safest large cities in the US. Living in a safe area of LA or Phoenix cost an arm and a leg.

Florida has hurricanes, alligators, and humidity. People there actually have there dogs eaten in front of them by gators when going for a walk - no thanks!
Thats silly. Stuff like that dont happen to often down there.
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Old 12-09-2008, 09:58 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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I live in SoCal and I've gotten used to the weather and I find winters here chillier than I'd like, although so far this year its been very mild, especially at night. I guess I'm officially a huge cold weather pansy when I find SoCal too cold, everyone makes fun of me for saying that too. It's still 61 degrees at 9pm right now but I wish it was more like 68 or 70 with a little humidity. South Florida has the most desirable temps for me during winter and I would love to live there, am actually trying to move there in the near future.

I'm not sure why so many picked SoCal and AZ b/c its chilly to cold at night in those places. Plus winter is Ca's rainy season while its Florida's dry season. Overall CA weather may be better than FL b/c of their summers but SoFla is by far warmer than SoCal in winter.
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Old 12-10-2008, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Well at this very moment, according to the weather.com map posted on Page 1, it looks like Boston is the place to go to get away from winter cold!! lol
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Old 12-10-2008, 03:21 PM
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Location: Houston
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It's snowing!!!! We haven't had snow here in Houston since Christmas Eve 2004!
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Old 12-10-2008, 05:26 PM
 
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Well at this very moment, according to the weather.com map posted on Page 1, it looks like Boston is the place to go to get away from winter cold!! lol
I know. It was 57 degrees when I stepped outside in the morning. If only it stayed like this all winter.
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Old 12-11-2008, 07:17 AM
 
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My definition of a warm winter is an average January high of 60 or higher, which Austin/ San Antonio, SouCal, and Orlando/ Tampa/ Miami have. North Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee are NOT mild winter states because they have January highes that only average in the 40s
Coastal areas of Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina have average January temperatures above 60 degrees or very close to it...

Savannah, GA...average high in January - 60; February - 64
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a0/Savannah_skyline.jpg/800px-Savannah_skyline.jpg (broken link)
Image:Savannah skyline.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Wilmington, NC...average high in January - 56; February - 60
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a8/Wilm4.jpg/800px-Wilm4.jpg (broken link)
Image:Wilm4.jpg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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