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Old 11-01-19, 07:52 AM
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pdlamb
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Clearing and windy last night, clear, calm, and frosty this morning. First day this winter I've worn (1) wool jersey, (2) tights, (3) jacket. I knew I was on the MUP, despite the leaves, when I hit all the bumps in the pavement.

Just to clarify, I've had 30° temperature changes between morning and afternoon, and 40° from day to day. What surprised me was how fast it dropped -- normally that 30° drop means it drops 4° per hour for 8 hours, rather than 15° in one hour, and then 5° over the next 8 hours.

OT: We had a court case a while back against the engineers who designed a bridge for My Fair City, and couldn't believe the temperature could swing so widely, so fast. A couple years where the temperature swung 40° in 24 hours a few times a year, and the bridge started cracking. I think it was a politically directed contract to some engineer donors who lived on the coast. Either go local or find someone who's smart enough to look at local conditions!
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