Archive for October, 2009

The Definition of a Pest

October 21, 2009 0 Comments
The Definition of a Pest

This is what is listed in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary for pest: ———- Pronunciation: \ˈpest\ Function: noun Etymology: Middle French peste, from Latin pestis Date: 1513 1 : an epidemic disease associated with high mortality; specifically : plague 2 : something resembling a pest in destructiveness; especially : a plant or animal detrimental to humans […]

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The Killing Frost

October 20, 2009 3 Comments
The Killing Frost

After a couple of nights of well below freezing temperatures within the last two weeks, things don’t look as nice as they did three weeks ago.      Now I have a lot of cleaning up to do as well as finish up some of the winterizing before the temperatures stay below freezing. These are […]

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But I’m Not Ready for Winter!

October 6, 2009 6 Comments
But I’m Not Ready for Winter!

One of the advantages to being a meteorologist is that I see into the future.  Sometimes it’s right and sometimes it is way off.  Unfortunately, it looks like this time it may be on track for cold temperatures for the weekend.  Highs will only be in the low to mid 40s on Saturday and that […]

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