Florida Weather

It’s the latest viral campaign, this kvetching about the Florida weather compared to the rest of the country.


Yo listen, I recall just last March when we were here that there were days when the temperature difference between Clearwater and Clifton was only a few degrees.  This just happens to be an unusually striking period of gorgeous weather in FL and lousy weather just about everywhere else – even spawning photoshopped cartoons.  Here is the mild original from Summers of the Orlando Sentinel in 2011:

Florida Weather

And here is the acerbic version making the rounds now:

Florida Weather Revised

With that in mind, even the temperature reading on top of the scoreboard at Bright House Field on Monday had trouble keeping up with the temperature.  Here is what it read prior to the start of the game:

DSC_0030 86 degrees makes sense at 1:00, because the announced high for the day according to the evening forecast was 85.  But what do you make of the temperature reading after the 4th inning?

DSC_0203Oh yes, it was hot out there!  And oh, the hardship, of the dense fog early in the morning that made it difficult to apply sun tan lotion evenly …

About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.
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4 Responses to Florida Weather

  1. Marc Rachmuth says:

    I remember, and miss, when the scoreboard showed the score. Find the “big screen diamond vision” completely and unnecessarily distracting.

  2. doctuhdon says:

    Love the ‘toons !!! Enjoy the weather !

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