Weird SoWal Summer

Discussion in 'All About SoWal' started by Mike Jones, Jul 10, 2014.

  1. Mike Jones

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    85 degrees for a July high.

    Cool Gulf water.

    Sparse June Grass.

    Beach Chairs taking over the beaches.

    New houses popping up like mushrooms.

    Lots more sharks.

    What's on your weird meter? :dunno:
     
  2. Andy A

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    More people on the beach than I have evey seen previously.
     
  3. Rachel Kratzer

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    On Saturday, the cars and SUVs in the southbound lane traveling on US Highway 331 was unbelievable. It took 3 hours on I-65 to drive from Alabaster, AL to the Hope Hull exit south of Montgomery.
    Should be another banner year of raking in those tourism dollars.
     
  4. m1a1mg

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    That's crazy Rachel. The crowds do seem larger this year, but I think that every year.
     
  5. Beach Runner

    Beach Runner beats on hood

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    Yeah, we're not liking the crowds and traffic. We're cooking at home. But actually we're eating healthier as a result.

    It gets busier every year. When 30A westbound heading toward 395 backs up to Eastern Lake Road on a non-checkout day, that's busy.
     
  6. Mike Jones

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    :lie:
     
  7. Truman

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    Inlet Beach becoming PCB West.

    What's with the 8-foot high by thousand foot long signage at the new hotel site? How can that be allowed in a scenic corridor?
     
  8. Andy A

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    It isn't allowed according to the signage ordinance. Call your Commissioner and Code Enforcement.
     
  9. Beach Runner

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    Seriously that happened to me recently at about 11:15 AM. Stop and go, all the way.
     
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    The yellow flies seem weird also. Maybe due to all our flooding...but yes, it's been a weird environmental year....
     

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