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Very light rain and 41F / 5C, heading towards the 50 degree mark today. Even colder the next few days, but at least Sunday will be sunny. Tomorrow we may get a brief snow shower!

On tap for today: Webinar, strength training at the Y, bowling practice. Tonight: probably going out for dinner. We ended up going out for sushi last night. Heavenly!

TGIF gents!

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3/27/15 4:27 A

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Sick with a cold. A wonderful mixture of rain, snow and a strong wind. emoticon

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3/26/15 5:01 P

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I'm still getting used to my new routine of working every day. I got a little spoiled being on disability. :)

It is supposed to be near 80 today. Clear blue skies and a light breeze. The lake is beautiful today. I'm just home for my lunch break, but I should be able to enjoy it a bit more after work as well.

Had a good ab workout this morning - feeling stronger - and plan to do some chores outside this afternoon for some extra strength training.

Happy Thursday!

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3/26/15 9:13 A

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Drizzle / fog, and 54F / 12C, heading towards the 70 degree mark with showers and maybe even a thunderstorm later on. Just a one day warm up, then back to late winter temps on Saturday (50's tomorrow).

On tap for today -- run at lunchtime, oil change for my car, quality time on LinkedIn. Tonight: Undecided.

Have a great Thursday gents!

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Rain just now let up. Rest of the day cloudy and cool. High around upper 40's.
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38F and cloudy skies in Utica, Mi with chance of rain in Utica, MI. Forecast is for clearing skies and a high of 48F.

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3/25/15 10:13 P

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Strange day for weather today. It was raining this morning, which progressed to snow. It was forecast for high 50's. It did warm up later with the sun out and it melted all the snow. What a day. The gang at work celebrated a service occasion for me at work. It was a nice gesture.

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3/25/15 9:40 A

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It's 44F with a projected high of 76 today. I need a little sunshine to counter the bad news that came yesterday.

I've lost another pound. I am grateful and surprised!

Happy Wednesday!

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9:15am - 37 deg. By 4pm it'll be 50 deg. Rain and high winds for today.

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48F now, should hit low 70's. Never got the severe storm predicted last night, hasn't stopped the NOAA from predicting another one tonight.



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Utica, MI: 33F at 6:41 am. 100% forecast for rain, starting this morning with a high of 54F by 4 pm.

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Today really felt like spring - cloudy, looking like rain, a little breezy and not so warm. I think it got up into the mid 60s, but just barely. It was my first day on the new job, and I didn't have a lot of time to think about anything but making sure I was doing a good job. My new boss asked if I wanted to grab a bite to eat, and I made the smart choice to ask for a box up front, so I could cut up half of my plate and put it away for another meal.

I'm ready for Wednesday!

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Great day today. Hit about 64 degrees and was sunny. A bit windy but we can put up with that.

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Cloudy and 33F / 1C, heading to the low 40's. Warm up coming the next few days.

Did not sleep well last night so it'll be a challenging day to concentrate. I do have a chiropractor appointment shortly, and plan to head to the Y for a gentle 30 minute run. May do something I don't do too often -- take a nap this afternoon!

Tonight: League bowling.

Have a terrific Tuesday gents!

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3/24/15 2:17 A

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18F HEADED TO 42F LATER TODAY IN UTICA, MI

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A busy morning walking around in a t-shirt and shorts on a chilly (for us, anyway) morning of about 55F. I didn't bring any clothes with me to Sacramento, since it was just an overnight. Saw the orthopedist this morning - not good news. Unfortunately, I will have to find a new ortho up here in Clearlake, since I start my new job tomorrow. I can't even think of having surgery until I've been on the job a few months, but at least I'll be able to plan it out. The doctor said that I shouldn't wait too long, but I can wait for a little while.

It's partly cloudy up at the lake, which should mean a gorgeous sunset tonight.

Have a good night, gentlemen!

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70 degrees, warm with some sun.

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Clear skies but a chilly 29F / -2C, heading to the mid 40's. At least we are not getting snow like the midwest.

Busy day today. Dr appointment, job fair, workout. Tonight: Likely leftovers. Works for me!

Have a good work week gents!

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In the 70's today, then next two days wetness from the clouds, temps start to fall.



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Around zero degees, snow/rain in the air, gusty winds. Not to pleasant.

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28F this morning headed to a high of 36F later in the day in Utica, MI

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Great day today. Warm and around 60. No rain or snow in the forecast.

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Thunderstorms may be headed our way this morning. The clouds kept the temperature at about 60 all night. I'm afraid I'm going to miss them, because I'm heading back to Sacramento tonight so I can see my orthopedist in the morning. Then I head back to the lake with the dogs, so I can start my new job on Tuesday.

Happy Sunday, all!

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Foggy in the 60's and should almost hit 80 again today. Florida spring is here.

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Its a cold morning in Utica MI. 20F and partly cloudy at 7 am headed to a high of 39F by 4 pm today. This is typical March weather for us; 60F one day and 20F the next. Can't wait for April to get here!

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Clear skies and 40F / 4C, heading to the mid 40's. Not quite as nice as yesterday but still better than Friday's snow event.

Just about ready to make the trek north for my first half marathon. I'll blog about the results after I get back home.

Have a great Sunday gents!

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OK, this is more like spring -- 55F / 13C! Not quite as nice tomorrow -- 45F, but still better than the snow and 30's we had on Friday.

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Sunny and 70 today. Great day to start the weekend and NCAA basketball competition.

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42F and cloudy at 3:30 am headed to a high of 49F later today with a 20% chance of rain in Utica, MI

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Near 65 today. Strange week, everyday was so unique weather wise.

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And the snow arrived as scheduled! It is covering the ground but not sticking to the pavement, and should start to changeover shortly to rain. Currently 32F / 0C.

Had an early Dr appt (podiatrist), and since he is right near my YMCA, went ahead and got my strength training workout in. This afternoon I'll be heading to the bowling alley for some practice. Tonight: depends on how DW feels. I know we are both pretty tired after a hectic week, so I would not be shocked if she decides to eat at home, but I never know...

TGIF gents!

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Was able to get a brisk 2.5 mile walk in at 6am this morning. It is now 38F at 10:30 am with cloudy skies, headed to a high of 55F later today in Utica, MI

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Warmer weather moving in for the week-end, then more rain next week.



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Nice day today, a little cooler but fresh. Its Thursday, which is also a good thing.

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Clear blue sky, windy and around +5 .

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Back at the lake - it was 51F this morning when I got up, heading for a high of 78. It's going to be a gorgeous day. We're getting the upstairs recarpeted today, and I'm going to have lunch at my new office, so I can get to know the team.

I couldn't ask for a better Thursday!

Have a great day, gents!

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30F at 10 am, headed to a high of 44F and partly sunny skies later today in Utica, MI

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Fair skies and 29F / -2C, heading to the mid 40's after a very un-springlike morning low of 26F! Even worse: snow moving in overnight, although we'll get no more than an inch or two.

Busy day ahead! Usual work stuff, last run before my first half marathon on Sunday, then a trip to a job fair and then a stop at the Apple Store, as DW's Mac is once again DOA! Guessing the same issue I had with mine, where the system board will need to be replaced.

Have a great Thursday gents!

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Cooler temps....moisture still falling from the clouds.



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Nice day. Made it to the 50's. Was suppose to rain in the afternoon but only was a light scattered shower.

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As forecasted, our one day of spring yesterday was followed with a clear but windy and chilly day today. Currently 42F / 6C, but wind chill is 33F! And there is mention of that "s" word for tomorrow and Friday! (snow)

Quiet work day today, which is good since I am multitasking and getting DW's Mac back in working condition (hard drive failure).

Tonight: Staying with the computer theme, going to inlaws to help them set up their new laptop. They are getting subs from what DW considers the best sub shop in Delaware!

Happy hump day gents!

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43F at noon, headed to a high of 46F in Utica, MI, under mostly sunny skies.

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It's 50F with a projected high of 77 here in Sacramento. It's a little cooler up at the lake, but will be warming up there too tomorrow.

Meeting with a neurologist today, then the drive to the lake. We're making our corned beef and cabbage dinner tomorrow, a little late, but still delicious. I found a brined beef round, much leaner than a brisket. I hope it still tastes good!

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Winter's sneaking back....cloudy, damp. high in the upper 40's.



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Great day today. Still nice and warm. In the mid 50's. We had 81 degrees yesterday. It was the fastest date in the year to get there, and it set a day record for 3/16.

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Where did today go already? Good news is that the temp is at a relatively balmy 70F / 21C. The bad news is that a cold front is approaching and wind is already picking up, gusting to 32MPH. We'll be close to freezing tonight, and only the mid 40's tomorrow, with wind chill in the 30's.

The reason for my tardy entry today -- goatee darkening appointment this morning, working on DW's Mac before and after, and a run outside at lunchtime. Solved the Mac issue -- bad hard drive! Thankfully I got an extra one when I had my Mac repaired a few months ago, so assuming no more issues, this will be a "freebie"!

Tonight: League bowling!

Have a great rest of your Tuesday gents!

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

I'm breaking in my new laptop this morning. It's about 50F outside right now, headed for the mid 70s. I'm ready for my workout, then a walk in the early afternoon. I am getting an MRI on my shoulder this afternoon to make sure everything is healed up from my surgery 10 months ago. It will be a busy day...

No green beer for me tonight.

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37F and windy at 9:30 am, headed to a high of 44F with partly sunny skies in Utica, MI today.

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Winter's last hurrah arrived this morning - high in the mid 50's, windy. Rain overnight.



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Beautiful day. Record setting. High 70's and it might 80. Tomorrow it will drop off though. Some offices were running A/C instead of heat.

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It's 60F with a forecast high of 73, cloudy skies. I need some sunshine to clear out my head!

We have two offers on the house - one we've countered and the other came in early this morning. We're waiting to hear back on the counter, plus another couple has promised that they are submitting an offer today. I wish we could call it a bidding war, but it's not quite that.

Happy Monday!

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Beautiful, especially for mid March! 50F at 9:30 am and mostly sunny, headed to a high of 68F in Utica, MI! Record is 71F for this date.

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Fair skies and 35F / 2C, heading towards the 60 degree mark later today.

On tap for today: trip up to Wilmington, DE for a meeting, workout at the Y, and driving the half marathon course I will be running on this coming Sunday.

Tonight: probably leftovers at home.

Have a good work week gents!

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70F+ today. Mowing the lawn this afternoon.



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Edit my Flash Fiction story and get it submitted, do some grocery shopping.



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emoticon again, Patrick!

It's cloudy and breezy here - it looks like a storm is coming, although too often it's just a tease. There's a fisherman out on the lake near our dock. We must have good fish swimming around us.

Our contractor is coming over at 2pm with a graphics guy who will draw up the plans for our kitchen-dining-living room remodel. As soon as they're done we'll head back to Sacramento for another work half-week.

I hope everyone has a great Ides of March!

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Nice day again. Sunny and warm. Great to have some nice weather for a few days.

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Light overcast, breezy, and 48F / 9C, heading up a few more degrees but winds increasing. The only goodness is that the wind should help dry the ground out.

Today is the big "58" -- so heading out with DW and FIL/MIL for brunch late this morning. Plan to do some easy stuff around the house this afternoon. Tonight: ??

Have a great Sunday gents!

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36F and cloudy at 4 am, headed to and afternoon high of 52F with clearing skies in Utica, Mi. Great day for a nice walk!

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Happy Birthday Patrick! emoticon

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Have a great birthday celebration, Patrick! emoticon

It will be in the low 80s today as spring in northern California gets into full bloom. Pollen is everywhere! We are putting up the sun shades on the porch today so that we can sit comfortably outside in the late afternoon when the heat gets too strong.

It's a lazy Saturday!

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Raining and 50F / 10C, heading towards the 60F degree mark with the rain tapering off later today. So far we've had .60".

On tap for today: running at the Y (6 miles), late lunch with DD's and SIL (and DW of course!) to celebrate my birthday (which is tomorrow), then home for a quiet evening.

Happy Pi Day gents!

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More rain, temp in the 50's.



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Sunny but cold. Frosty morning.

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Nice Saturday is in store here in Utica, Mi with a forecast high of 53F and partly cloudy skies.
Will get my walk in early.

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Late check in - we picked up the new truck in Santa Rosa today, and took advantage of the shopping to hit Trader Joe's, BevMo, and Best Buy before heading back to our little burg. It was in the mid 70s today - we changed into shorts before doing our walk this afternoon. A beautiful day at the lake!

Here's a photo of our new ride:



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Nice day today. Not as warm as yesterday and there is rain in the forecast. Glad the precipitation is not of the snow variety.

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Sunny, a little breezy, 40F / 4C, heading to the 50F degree mark later today. Rain moving in overnight.

Yesterday was a crazy busy day, today much more "normal" -- whatever that is! Heading to the Y shortly, some docs to update this afternoon, plan to get some much needed bowling practice in later as well. Tonight: leftovers!

TGIF gents!

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31F at 9:30 am, headed to a high of 55F later today in Utica, MI

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Great day. Temps in the high 60's.

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The fog on the lake is really thick this morning - I can't even see the mountain or even the other side. We are supposed to be in the mid 70s, so I'm hoping it clears up soon.

Strength training this morning, and now headed to an appointment in town. Fingers crossed!

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39F at 12:30 pm, headed to a high of 44F with clear, sunny skies today in Utica, MI

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SRWYLIE - emoticon

More Spring weather today, high close to 70F. Rain later this afternoon.



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It's a little cool up at the lake, but we still had a beautiful sunset because of the cloud cover. The drizzling rain back in Sacramento this morning made me feel so grateful!

Today is a good day! I'm just 8 pounds from my goal weight, and still rocking this program! Thanks for all the support and encouragement!

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Great day in the mid 60's.

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Another day with strong, gusty winds from a blue sky. Around 5.

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High in the 80's agsin and it is prime time to get the garden started. Tomatoes, peppers, cukes, cauliflower, spinach, beans and anything else that looks good.

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Fog / mist, 47F / 8C, heading to the low 60's, although if the sun breaks through later in the day, the temp may rise further.

On tap for today: AM workout at the Y, lunchtime webinar, then focus on wrapping up some docs I've been working on this afternoon. Tonight: Either takeout or going out. No leftovers!

Happy hump day gents!

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38F at 4am with clear skies in Livonia, MI, headed to an afternoon high of 55F.

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Great day to day. Nice run of great weather.

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Dark clouds above and a strong, gusty winds. Temperature around +5.

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We will get into the low 70s today, chance of rain tomorrow. (Praying)

I did my ab workout with Shaun T this morning, then went to my physical therapy appointment, where she had me do 12 minutes on the recumbent bike, plus a lot of squats with a band tied around my knees for extra tension on my abductors. I tried a Bosu ball for the first time to work on strengthening my hips and getting better balance, then did some hamstring curls with a bridge using an exercise ball.

My former physical therapist didn't do any of these things, and I'm realizing now what I was missing. This one is like a personal trainer, and I loved it! I am getting stronger, and that's a good thing. Now if we can just figure out the neuropathy in my feet, and I will feel totally back to normal.

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Started out with clear skies but the clouds have quickly moved in, and we'll get rain later today. At least it is above freezing -- 39F / 4C, and heading to the mid 50's later on. The ground is saturated so hoping not too much rain.

Webinar shortly, lunchtime run (likely on the treadmill at the Y), lots to do work-wise this afternoon, then bowling tonight.

Have a terrific Tuesday gents!

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36F at 9 am with cloudy skies, headed to a high of 53F in Utica, MI.

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Nice day today with all the sun.

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Found another clock that needed to be changed this morning. I think that's the last of them (except for the Ford Escape, which is not here at the moment).

Waiting for our current buyers to respond to our counteroffer (very generous). We have another offer on the house waiting for a response. It's a bit nerve wracking.

Need to get some errands done and finish our tax returns, once and for all. It's going to be in the mid-70s today, and I really want to be outside.

Fresh strawberries on my shredded wheat this morning! It must be spring!!!

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Fair skies and 36F / 3C here in Wilmington, DE, heading to the mid 50's.

In an office environment this morning for a few meetings, then back to the home office this afternoon after a stop at the Y. Still adjusting to daylight savings!

Have a good work week gents!

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32F at 8:30 am with sunny skies in Sterling Heights, MI, headed to a high of 47F later today.

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Warmer today 60F.



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Warm day + blue sky = spring is in the air!

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