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« on: July 04, 2013, 11:56 AM »

It's about noon here in Las Vegas.

According to weather.com and wunderground.com

106F = 41.1C (Predicted 113F this afternoon)

15% Humidity (49F Dew Point so A/C is on instead of the swamp coolers)

Winds in the 5-15 mph range (looking out window)

We're still getting some smoke smell from the fires in Arizona that took 19 firefighters lives.

UV High

Pollen High

Stay out of the sun until your shadow is longer than you are tall.  Huh
Fly just before the sun goes down and bring your camera. Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2013, 12:21 PM »

Not much cooler out here.

Mohawk? Wink
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« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2013, 12:21 PM »

Almost 90 and 90% humidity... uggghhh ! No hiding from it, too hot to fly !
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« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2013, 12:57 PM »

Link fixed. Sorry.

Mohawk SUL, complete with grommets at the upper outhauls, very odd.
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« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2013, 01:11 PM »

currently in Chico

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« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2013, 01:15 PM »

Kinda makes me glad I don't live in a desert! It's uncomfortable here in northern Indiana, but nothing like it is in Vegas:

    Sky: Mostly cloudy
    Temp: 77 deg. F
    Humidity: 64%
    Wind Speed: Variable, 3 mph (bummer)
    Barometer: 30.14 in (1020.3 mb)
    Dewpoint: 64F (18C)
    Visibility: 10.00 mi
    Heat Index: 79F (26C)
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« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2013, 01:39 PM »

Up here at 7100' we have...

Sky: Overcast
Temp: 75 deg. F
Humidity: 45% (that's dripping we from our normal levels)
Wind Speed: 4 mph (that's about 0-1mph for you sea level guys)

Gotta go over to the office.
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« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2013, 02:21 PM »

Lab grade wind but kind of high at app. 8 knots
sun is out and temp at 2 pm p.t. is a warm 75 F
humitity? 5? maybe
Thats the good The bad is the 4th of July weekend in Hermosa is a ZOO
I am living in sin inland about 2 miles with Tracey for the duration. It is actually about 10 degrees hotter here
HAPPY 4th and a special shout out to those of you that have had a hand in keeping we, in the U.S., FREE
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« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2013, 03:55 PM »

Only around 100 here today...

I wanted to go fly my patriotic red/white/blues, but wind is all over in direction/speed.
I'm thinkin' stay home, have a cool drink, and BBQ a few hot links before the fireworks tonight.  Grin

Happy 4th, my friends!   Wink

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« Reply #9 on: July 04, 2013, 05:47 PM »

I thought I recognized it.  Did you guys get the bridle sorted out?  Remember we tinkered around with it a bit at NABX.

Link fixed. Sorry.

Mohawk SUL, complete with grommets at the upper outhauls, very odd.

On a related topic note, I just mowed the front lawn so it feels like 150 degrees right now.  What was I thinking?

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« Reply #10 on: July 04, 2013, 10:21 PM »

Got to a balmy 75-ish today, foggy all morning, some sun in the afternoon. That's the good side of living near the ocean. Cheesy  But, like ko said, weekends and holidays are kind of hellishly crowded because all the inland folks come here to get away from the heat Sad  So, all my little flying nooks are taken.  I just went down to Ventura, back behind the fairgrounds by the river mouth a couple of weeks back. Nice beach, a bit windier than I'd prefer, but excellent for flying quads.
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