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:
And here is the acerbic version making the rounds now:
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: