Hot Temperatures

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Larry Weber is enjoying all the ingredients of a Perfect Mosquito Morning plus he's got all our stats for July and a look forward into August.

Larry also reports a young barred owl at his place, calling for its parents.  You can listen to the barred owl's call here.

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Larry Weber's not on social media, but its tentacles reached out to him anyway so he could answer the trending question: are there more white pelicans around here than usual for this time of year?

And here's some Phenology phenology: what we were talking about last year at this time:

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Larry Weber says he can accept the warmer-than-usual temperatures of the past week, but he's having trouble accepting the precipitation totals - less than a third of normal so far this month.

Plus the wide range of plants, birds and animals that are just getting started with the spring thing ... and who's already on their way back south.

And here's some Phenology phenology: what we were talking about last year at this time: