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Do people in your state say, "if you don't like the weather, stick around; it'll change."?

Asked by Aster (18806points) July 30th, 2010

In Arkansas they told me this one. Then in Texas (which is hardly changeable) they say it. In Colorado they told me the same thing but in that case, they were right. So, in your state do people tell you to stick around; it’ll change?

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ANef_is_Enuf's avatar

I’ve heard the saying before, but I’m not sure if it was said to me by anyone local. We have pretty extreme weather here in NE Ohio, so it would definitely apply.

jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities's avatar

Oh yeah, people in CO say it all the time, and it’s true. It can start out a warm summer day, and quickly change to a torrential downpour, or even snow. Those tricky mountains like to have all sorts of fun with the weather.

Austinlad's avatar

Oh Lord yes, every day. Both when I lived in Phoenix and now Austin. The other thing I hear a lot when I complain about the heat is, “Welcome to Austin” or “Then wjhy do you live here.” I got so tired of hearing those phrases, I stopped commenting on the weather.

Likeradar's avatar

In CO, it’s “if you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes” for the reasons @jeffgoldblumsprivatefacilities said. I’ve gone out many mornings in a skirt and tank top and worn a winter coat at night, and vice versa.
In the North Bay, it’s “if you don’t like the weather, drive 5 minutes.” Lots of little micro-climates there.

rpm_pseud0name's avatar

Have never heard that expression before. Wouldn’t care to hear it either, much like “Case of the Mondays.”

Aster's avatar

@Austinlad You don’t mean to tell me that in AUSTIN people say the weather will change?? No it won’t. That’s how I’d reply. Not as rude as , “then why do you live here?”

boxer3's avatar

I’ve heard it many times in maine.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

I have heard that in Michigan quite often.

mowens's avatar

Yes, Ohio.

tinyfaery's avatar

Honestly, L.A. has very temperate weather, so people don’t really say that. The weather is one of the best things about living here.

knitfroggy's avatar

In Kansas the weather can change like you wouldn’t believe. But one thing you can pretty much always count on is some horrible wind. Kansas is the only place I’ve ever been that it can rain and the sun shine all at the same time.

Aster's avatar

It is starting to sounds like the weather changes fast in ALL states.
in Detroit, I wonder if in January anyone says it

shego's avatar

Yep your right about Colorado especially during the fall. It is weird but I’d you wait you can see all four seasons here.

Seek's avatar

Absolutely not.

We don’t want to let the Tourists in on the secret that the 2:00 pm thunderstorm will be over in ten minutes! It’s just enough time for them to leave the amusement park and leave the lines empty for us residents!

mrentropy's avatar

@Aster Have you been to Austin? Just the other day it changed from total sunshine to heavy downpour and did that back and forth all day. I was driving home in the rain with my sunglasses on driving towards a rainbow.

Another time I looked out the window to see it raining so I grabbed my coat with the hood, went down two floors, and walked out into sunshine. I looked awfully silly with it.

As far as the heat goes, I don’t remember it being much cooler in New Jersey during the summer.

Aster's avatar

@mrentropy Yes; my daughter used to live in Austin. When I think of the weather “changing” I’m not referring to rainfall. What I meant was temperature changes and I’ve only felt that in colorado.

mrentropy's avatar

@Aster Ah. I don’t consider temperature weather, so fair enough. Although you can feel a temp drop or rise depending on the weather.

SVTSuzie's avatar

That’s funny! Where do you live? LOL, never heard it. Not in CA.

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