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Yesterday afternoon about 6 ish we had a very welcome thunderstorm come through. It rained 1 1/2 inches and cooled down to 82 degrees.

Depending on which weather forecast you look at it will be between 106 and 108 this afternoon. Ugh! We will all stay in this afternoon.
 

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We recieved a bunch of rain the last few days here in NW PA and now our temps are 63 to 85 the next few days, good time to get back to working on our TT work
 

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We didn't get much in the part of Flower Mound I like, but in Irving (where I work) OMG - it poured for a solid 20 minutes. The wind, thunder and lightning were bad too.
 

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Lots of rain the last two days here in NE PA. But this morning its overcast (8:33 as I type this) and a very refreshing 65* !
Looks like a high in the Low-Mid 80's most of the week with nights going back into mid to upper 60's.

Too bad my dog is back at the trainers :( ... I really need to get me another dog soon haha.
 

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We live north of Saginaw, we could see the rain and smell the rain...but didn't get a drop! Dang...better luck with the next storm I hope.

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Rain must be a metroplex thing, cause we did not see a drop. But the other day it poured, i mean poured at work, but 5 miles away at the house we did not get a drop. But i cant complain this weather is way better than last year.
 

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I got about an inch in Coppell.

It was nice but it is really hot now.
 

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I always hunt a week in Texas with my uncle. Everytime I show up, the weather goes crazy! I was snowed into Lubbock for a week in January 2007 and it was below freezing in El Campo last time I was there. I'm beginning to wonder about the "mild" weather everyone else talks about! We've had a ton of HEAVT rain on the east coast too.
 

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Lots of rain up in Fenwick MI this past week and when I got home SURPRISE much rain. My gardens soaked.:D We still need more. Temps had cooled and humidity less. Today noticed heat up and humidity starting again. Only two days this time so the weatherman says???? Hope you all get some GOOD rains!!!
 

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Southwest Missouri says yoy all can have you Texas temps back!!!!! :) been to lower than 95agree for WEEKS with no ran forever. Glad i don't have any livestock going to be bad
 

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Yesterday morning was hot and sticky early on.
 

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Guess we shouldn't complain up here in Ontario when it gets up to 90 doesn't last long but dogs and I sure like it better when it stays in the mid 60's to high 70's
of course you guys down there don't get to run real hard water blinds in the winter with out even getting the dog wet.;-)
 

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Im with you wayne, veeery hot here in louisiana as well... at 9:30 last night, the thermometer on my back porch was still reading 90 degrees. Wooopee, thats 15 degrees lower than the 105 for the day plus the humidity was cranked. My dogs are just laying around in their kennels with fans blowing on them. I alternate bringing them in the house throughout the day when we are home on the weekends. Its pretty sad when you can even get semi cool water to come out of the hose after letting in run for 10 minutes. No serious training during these days, isnt worth risking a heat injury.
 

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Yesterday Rowdy was very lethargic (sp?) because of the hot sticky weather. This morning before training I let him play in the water hose (cold well water) and that got him hyped up. He did much better this morning.
All dogs spend the afternoon in the house staying cool.
 

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None of my own dogs get trained much this time of year at all. Not worth it- the priority has to come to the client dogs and my dogs just get to be dogs til fall.. At least we dont have +++ Humidity here but nobody ever mentions northern CA when the heat waves come. Theyre calling for 100 + for most of next week here.Its just what we have from about June through September- it sucks-and we dont see a drop of rain til fall.
 

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I'm curious, how are pros with a full truck able to get any sort of good, quality work out of their dogs before the heat overwhelms them? I just don't see how it's possible in weather like this.
 

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I'm curious, how are pros with a full truck able to get any sort of good, quality work out of their dogs before the heat overwhelms them? I just don't see how it's possible in weather like this.
Southern based pros go north in the summer and northern based pros go south in the winter. Really can't train enough dogs in the south to make a living in the summer, max I think would be 10 big dogs. Almost impossible to FF-TT with our heat/humidity. Plenty of rain on a daily basis in southwestern Louisiana keeping ponds full and somewhat cool. Our training usually starts at 7:30 and ends at noon with mostly water work.
 
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