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What was the weather conditions when you captured your swarms?

Sunny day
3 (42.9%)
Cloudy day
1 (14.3%)
1 (14.3%)
Rain only
1 (14.3%)
Tornado Warning!
1 (14.3%)

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Offline Rebel Rose Apiary

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Swarms and Weather Conditions Poll Please
« on: June 21, 2009, 04:30:12 PM »
I have captured many swarms lately in thunderstorms. Not one swarm this year was taken during sunny weather. Of course this has been a bad and rainy year, but I wondered just what weather conditions others had when they captured swarms.

So far, that ratio for my swarm captures has been like this:

Sunny day: 0%
Cloudy day: 10%
Rain only: 39%
Thunderstorm: 50%
Tornado Warning:  1% (I did not know it until after I had taken the swarm!)