2013-09-14 / Front Page

Last Gasp

Lake goers enjoy the season’s final hot day

Photos by Scott Rawdon Photos by Scott Rawdon BUCKEYE LAKE – According to weather.com, Wednesday was the season’s final hot summer day, as temperatures flirted with 90 degrees, and lake goers managed to find some time off during the week to enjoy it (that is, before it began raining that afternoon). The forecast calls for cooler temperatures this weekend, although slightly warming the following week. Long term, the forecast calls for 70s leading into 60s as October progresses.

Looking way ahead, according to the Farmer’s Almanac, winter will be colder and drier than normal, with below-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in December, early January, and early February, with the snowiest periods in early December and early March.

April and May will be warmer and drier than normal.

Next summer will be hotter and rainier than normal, with the hottest periods in mid- to late June and early to mid-July. Watch for a tropical rain threat in mid-July.

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