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(Daily Mail)   Britons warned that, with stifling heatwave of temps in the 70s ending, "unsettled' conditions will occur this week -- rain and strong winds, fuelled by a strengthening jet stream. Lawn chairs at risk again   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line
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2022-05-22 9:54:45 PM  
Remind me never to conquer England
 
2022-05-22 11:18:34 PM  
To be fair, most people in the rest of the world don't have air-conditioning, running water, or the wheel.
 
2022-05-23 2:06:53 AM  
please can y'all stop believing that reality here is anything like that projected by the fail.
 
2022-05-23 2:16:57 AM  
Hotter than Lisbon?  Sure.  Hotter than Lesbos?  Doubtful.
 
2022-05-23 6:14:09 AM  
The Met Office defines a heatwave based upon thresholds which themselves are determined by historical temperature data. What that means is that by definition, a heatwave is simply three days or more of temperatures higher than those recorded at the same time of year in the past. Warm weather during cool months constitutes a heatwave.

There's nothing in there to suggest that it means it's unbearably hot.
 
2022-05-23 7:34:09 AM  

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: Hotter than Lisbon?  Sure.  Hotter than Lesbos?  Doubtful.


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England wishes they were that gay
 
2022-05-23 7:34:11 AM  

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: Hotter than Lisbon?  Sure.  Hotter than Lesbos?  Doubtful.


I'd say it really depends on the two women in question.
 
2022-05-23 7:34:45 AM  
Hope the airport videographers get out for some good shots during the storm. Those guys were hoots!
 
2022-05-23 7:35:22 AM  

Gordon Bennett: The Met Office defines a heatwave based upon thresholds which themselves are determined by historical temperature data. What that means is that by definition, a heatwave is simply three days or more of temperatures higher than those recorded at the same time of year in the past. Warm weather during cool months constitutes a heatwave.

There's nothing in there to suggest that it means it's unbearably hot.


Change to a more recent time scale and have fewer heatwaves.
 
2022-05-23 7:37:08 AM  

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: Hotter than Lisbon?  Sure.  Hotter than Lesbos?  Doubtful.


Ain't that hot out today
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2022-05-23 7:39:16 AM  
I can't wrap my head around imagining that 75 degrees is a heat wave. If it's only 75 degrees where I live, I have to go outside to see if it's windy so that I will know whether to wear a sweater so I won't feel chilly.
 
2022-05-23 7:41:41 AM  

Tom Marvolo Bombadil: Hotter than Lisbon?  Sure.  Hotter than Lesbos?  Doubtful.


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2022-05-23 7:42:37 AM  

Gordon Bennett: The Met Office defines a heatwave based upon thresholds which themselves are determined by historical temperature data. What that means is that by definition, a heatwave is simply three days or more of temperatures higher than those recorded at the same time of year in the past. Warm weather during cool months constitutes a heatwave.

There's nothing in there to suggest that it means it's unbearably hot.


That's fascinating. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe, in the USA, there must be at least one heat related death before a heat wave may be declared. ;)
 
2022-05-23 7:45:45 AM  
And cats and dogs, will they be living together?
 
2022-05-23 7:46:37 AM  

Lady J: please can y'all stop believing that reality here is anything like that projected by the fail.


Naw - it's tabloid bullshiat - most of us know better

/be like getting all your impressions of the U.S. from the Weekly World News
//wonder how Bat Boy's doing these days
///hanging out with Bigfoot in Sausalito maybe
 
2022-05-23 7:58:01 AM  
70's? phhht! I had 90's here this week
 
2022-05-23 8:00:01 AM  
Martha & the Vandellas - Heatwave
Youtube XE2fnYpwrng
 
2022-05-23 8:02:57 AM  

Bruscar: Gordon Bennett: The Met Office defines a heatwave based upon thresholds which themselves are determined by historical temperature data. What that means is that by definition, a heatwave is simply three days or more of temperatures higher than those recorded at the same time of year in the past. Warm weather during cool months constitutes a heatwave.

There's nothing in there to suggest that it means it's unbearably hot.

That's fascinating. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe, in the USA, there must be at least one heat related death before a heat wave may be declared. ;)


No idea where you got that from, but NOAA defines a Heat Wave as "A period of abnormally and uncomfortably hot and unusually humid weather. Typically a heat wave lasts two or more days." Which is basically exactly what you would expect the definition to be.

https://forecast.weather.gov/glossary.php?word=heat%20wave
 
2022-05-23 8:06:13 AM  
Let's push this thread in the proper direction:
"Who are the Britons?"
 
2022-05-23 8:09:55 AM  

doctorguilty: Let's push this thread in the proper direction:
"Who are the Britons?"


We all are!
 
2022-05-23 8:18:56 AM  
When everything needs to be overly dramatic, temps in the 70's in late spring are dramatic.
 
2022-05-23 8:21:16 AM  
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Did somebody say Heatwave?
 
2022-05-23 8:24:05 AM  

TheCruxOfTheBiscuitIsTheApostrophe: When everything needs to be overly dramatic, temps in the 70's in late spring are dramatic.


Perfect weather. Oh noes.
 
2022-05-23 8:25:11 AM  
Who are the Britons?
 
2022-05-23 8:26:14 AM  
Yup, we Canuckians scoffed at the severe storm warnings issued Sat.
Eight people were killed in Ontario by falling trees & fly debris.

When thunder roars - get indoors. Stay safe, Britons!
 
2022-05-23 8:27:12 AM  

maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?


Anglo-Saxons that decided bathing was a good idea.
 
2022-05-23 8:28:17 AM  

Bruscar: I can't wrap my head around imagining that 75 degrees is a heat wave. If it's only 75 degrees where I live, I have to go outside to see if it's windy so that I will know whether to wear a sweater so I won't feel chilly.


When I was at Oxford in the late 90s, there was a "heatwave" with comparable temperatures. My British friends thought I was insane when we went out and I wore jeans and a (n albeit light) long sleeved shirt.
 
2022-05-23 8:31:48 AM  

maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?


We all are! And I am your King!
 
2022-05-23 8:32:41 AM  

virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?

We all are! And I am your King!


I didn't  vote for you.
 
2022-05-23 8:34:16 AM  
That's amazing.  I live in a subtropical climate where we can get suffocating levels of humidity combined with blazing heat in summer that somehow produces no actual rain. It's like living in a fat man's buttcrack.
 
2022-05-23 8:36:23 AM  
It was in the 70s at midnight here. Your heatwave is weaksauce.
 
2022-05-23 8:40:12 AM  
This puts a whole new twist on British Hot.
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2022-05-23 8:40:57 AM  

virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!


I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.
 
2022-05-23 8:56:45 AM  

oldfarthenry: Yup, we Canuckians scoffed at the severe storm warnings issued Sat.
Eight people were killed in Ontario by falling trees & fly debris.

When thunder roars - get indoors. Stay safe, Britons!


Fly debris? How big do the flys get up there?

/ Tsetse flies carrying small village children off in their beaks.
 
2022-05-23 8:58:23 AM  

Sporkabob: oldfarthenry: Yup, we Canuckians scoffed at the severe storm warnings issued Sat.
Eight people were killed in Ontario by falling trees & fly debris.

When thunder roars - get indoors. Stay safe, Britons!

Fly debris? How big do the flys get up there?

/ Tsetse flies carrying small village children off in their beaks.


Big enough to carry coconuts.
 
2022-05-23 9:21:33 AM  
In the becoming climate apocalypse these pasty English people that can't take temperatures above the 70s or going to die.  Seriously the air conditioning went on the fritz over at my house in my 75 year old British Uncle almost bought it. The farm that is not a new air conditioning unit.


Personally I don't even sleep with my thermostat below 77. I maybe a lizard
 
2022-05-23 9:25:48 AM  

doctorguilty: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.


You're fooling yourself, we're living in a dictatorship.
 
2022-05-23 9:32:25 AM  

Lady J: please can y'all stop believing that reality here is anything like that projected by the fail.


Wait.  So are you saying that hot models all over the UK aren't curing their migraines with tiny medicated bikinis?
 
2022-05-23 9:32:38 AM  

doctorguilty: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.


You're fooling yourself.  We're living in a dictatorship.
 
2022-05-23 9:33:26 AM  

functionisalwaystaken: doctorguilty: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.

You're fooling yourself, we're living in a dictatorship.


::shakes tiny coconut::
 
2022-05-23 9:33:35 AM  

Hooferatheart: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?

We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't  vote for you.


That watery tart gave him a sword though.
 
2022-05-23 9:36:13 AM  
I didn't want to be a weather man and rabbit on all day about sunny periods and patches of rain sweeping in from the west.  I wanted to be a LUMBERJACK!
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2022-05-23 9:36:32 AM  

SMB2811: Bruscar: Gordon Bennett: The Met Office defines a heatwave based upon thresholds which themselves are determined by historical temperature data. What that means is that by definition, a heatwave is simply three days or more of temperatures higher than those recorded at the same time of year in the past. Warm weather during cool months constitutes a heatwave.

There's nothing in there to suggest that it means it's unbearably hot.

That's fascinating. I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe, in the USA, there must be at least one heat related death before a heat wave may be declared. ;)

No idea where you got that from, but NOAA defines a Heat Wave as "A period of abnormally and uncomfortably hot and unusually humid weather. Typically a heat wave lasts two or more days." Which is basically exactly what you would expect the definition to be.

https://forecast.weather.gov/glossary.php?word=heat%20wave


No, he's right.  If it's 33 degrees F from February 1 to February 3 in one year and 34 degrees from February 1 to February 3 of the next year, it's a heatwave.  That's science.
 
2022-05-23 9:36:47 AM  
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I've known more than a few British women. Their vaginas create ice lollies as often as not.
 
2022-05-23 9:52:23 AM  

Bruscar: I can't wrap my head around imagining that 75 degrees is a heat wave. If it's only 75 degrees where I live, I have to go outside to see if it's windy so that I will know whether to wear a sweater so I won't feel chilly.


It's all down to what you're acclimatised to, and how the local infrastructure is built to handle things. If you get that kind of weather 4 times a year and it's been half that temperature for the last few months, you'll notice the different way more than if you get it regularly. You could probably go to those places yourself and complain of cold while locals are still wearing shorts.

Then, remember that because the UK doesn't get long periods of warm weather under normal circumstances, homes don't have air conditioners, and are built to keep heat in during winter, not let it out during summer. Sensible if you normally expect hash winters and mild summers, but it can get uncomfortable fairly quickly if you get a mild winter and longer periods of warmer weather after.

The temps recorded in this story are unlikely to cause real problems and it's only the likes of the Fail that will be claiming otherwise, but as someone who grew up in the UK and now live in much warmer climes, I can tell you a hot summer is a very different prospect depending on where you live.
 
2022-05-23 9:56:11 AM  

TK-593: functionisalwaystaken: doctorguilty: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.

You're fooling yourself, we're living in a dictatorship.

::shakes tiny coconut::


Where'd you get it?
 
2022-05-23 10:24:44 AM  

Lady J: please can y'all stop believing that reality here is anything like that projected by the fail.


I prefer to think that the reality there is something like that projected by Killergram.com
 
2022-05-23 10:59:23 AM  

functionisalwaystaken: doctorguilty: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.

You're fooling yourself, we're living in a dictatorship.


A self-perpetuating autocracy, in which the working classes -
 
2022-05-23 11:07:46 AM  

functionisalwaystaken: TK-593: functionisalwaystaken: doctorguilty: virgo47: maddogdelta: Who are the Britons?
We all are! And I am your King!

I didn't know we had a king. I though we were an autonomous collective.

You're fooling yourself, we're living in a dictatorship.

::shakes tiny coconut::

Where'd you get it?


I found it.
 
2022-05-23 11:57:11 AM  

doctorguilty: Let's push this thread in the proper direction:
"Who are the Britons?"


Lovely filth
 
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