The Huntsville Times, AUGUST the 2nd 2012
“HUNTSVILLE, Al. - Here's how hot it was in Huntsville in July: There were only three days when the high temperature was below 90 degrees. It was 86 on the 13th, 87 on the 17th and 89 on the 18th.
On July 24 and 25, it was 100 degrees. It was 99 on Saturday, when the heat index was 105 or higher, said Andy Kula, senior forecaster for the local office of the National Weather Service. And that's how July ended in Huntsville. With an average daily temperature of 83.7 degrees, it tied for the second-hottest July on record, along with 1966.
The hottest July was in 1930, when the average was 83.9 degrees. This year, the average daily temperature since June 1 has been 82.9 degrees. The only time it was hotter for June and July was in 1952, when the average daily temperature was 83, Kula said.
August isn't looking much cooler. "I don't see much change over the next week to 10 days,'' Kula said. "I would think we'd hit 100 some time next week…''
The complete article is below.http://blog.al.com/breaking/2010/08/its_the_second-hottest_july_in.html
Remember what Andy Kula said on August 2nd. Then 10 days to the day later, look at what the weather was!!!
September 2nd 2012
“ Normally August in Alabama is known for its oppressively hot days.
This August, the only temperature record set in Huntsville was a low. On Aug. 12, the mercury dropped to 57 degrees, tying the previous low for that day, set in 2004, said meteorologist Andy Kula of the National Weather Service office in Huntsville.
While the average high in August was 87.9 degrees, well below the normal average high of 90.4, the average daily temperature was 78 degrees - 36th coolest on record, Kula said….”
Read the whole article belowhttp://blog.al.com/breaking/2012/09/august_cooler_than_usual_after.html
People, are you seriously considering paying over $12,000 per year just to heat and cool your home under the President's plan to battle so called global warming by making your utility rates “… to necessarily skyrocket?”