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Unread 07-26-2012, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Houston (Memorial) and Western NC
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Default Hints of early Fall at higher elevations?

Long spring, early fall? The locals are talking.
Crystal clear here with high winds the past few days. Makes me wonder too.
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Unread 07-26-2012, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Mtns of Waynesville,NC & Nokomis, FL
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Long spring, early fall? The locals are talking.
Crystal clear here with high winds the past few days. Makes me wonder too.
Very clear here too, after the morning haze dissipates...first real non-storm breeze today, though
still very warm and humid, up here.

I heard that 'wives's tale' the other day downtown...no idea. Been here a decade+ and it is difficult to predict upcoming situs, and I can't remember how it 'was last time'.

Autumn is the best time in the Mtns, imo...so bring it on!
GL, mD
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Unread 07-26-2012, 08:01 PM
 
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asked my elderly Mom from way back in the mountains and she said yes to the saying. However, if you really want to know, get the Farmer's Almanac. Take that to the bank.
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Unread 07-27-2012, 09:51 AM
 
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Autumn is the best time in the Mtns, imo...so bring it on!
Everyone says that and I love autumn too, but spring is my favorite. I think I'm alone in that.
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Unread 07-27-2012, 06:22 PM
 
Location: Hot-Houston Texas
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Fall is my favorite time to be in the mountains, actually anytime is my favorite time!
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Unread 07-27-2012, 06:54 PM
 
Location: north carlina
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spring here to
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Unread 07-28-2012, 06:49 AM
 
Location: Mtns of Waynesville,NC & Nokomis, FL
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Well, Autumn is my fave, but I like Spring too...though 'spring' up here is usually very late April through mid May, as there is very little 'green' sticking up out of the ground/on the trees until then.

Fwiw, we had our first 'morning low' of less than 65 degs up here today, in more than 6 or 7 weeks...maybe the 'heat' is dissipating.
GL, mD

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Unread 07-28-2012, 08:54 AM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mountains
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Spring is my favorite time of the year! Yes, early fall in the High Country, would you beleive the leaves are starting to change colors on a couple of trees outside my window!!!? It does seem a bit early for that! Bring on the cooler weather!
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Unread 07-28-2012, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Charlotte NC
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If you're observant you can see the trees beginning to change in July. The outer limbs become a lighter, yellower green. Then isolated leaves begin to turn yellow.
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Unread 07-28-2012, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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The last 2 weeks of July are traditionally the hottest and most uncomfortable where I am. Into August you start noticing the cooler nights and lower humidity days for sure.

Bring on the fall - my favorite time of year!
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