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#2441 Offline AntsCali098 - Posted March 1 2024 - 5:49 PM

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Anyone know the most reliable resource for long term weather? I am interested in anting this match/April so wondering what the best place is to find good weather data

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#2442 Offline ReignofRage - Posted March 1 2024 - 10:23 PM

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"Long-term weather predicitons" and "remotely accurate" are far from the same thing. Even weather predicitons five days in advance can be over 10-15 degrees off.


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#2443 Offline Ants-Irvine - Posted March 14 2024 - 10:03 AM

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There seems to be a slight spike in temperature Mon-Tues, that with some recent rain I was wondering if you guys thought It would be worth to head up into the mountains a little those nights or if its still just too cold.



#2444 Offline bleuduck - Posted March 15 2024 - 6:32 AM

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I was in Big Bear last week, and still a couple feet of snow on the ground at 6000 feet. So don't go up too high.


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#2445 Offline Ants-Irvine - Posted March 19 2024 - 10:47 AM

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Do you guys think Its a good Idea to try to catch camponotus tonight? I wasnt thinking anything high elevation something low like around black star canyon. I only ask because I want to be sure as I'm very busy with high school and want to make my time worth.



#2446 Offline CAantz - Posted March 19 2024 - 2:07 PM

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I was also thinking about checking some places out, but I just don’t think it’s warm enough at night yet. Correct me if I’m wrong though.

#2447 Offline AntsCali098 - Posted March 20 2024 - 7:20 PM

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I was also thinking about checking some places out, but I just don’t think it’s warm enough at night yet. Correct me if I’m wrong though.

Yeah it should be at least 80 I'd say. Gonna have to wait for April-May.


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#2448 Offline Invix - Posted March 22 2024 - 3:25 PM

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I'm in temecula until monday and then palm springs until that next saturday. any ant flights I should look out for? Which days should i go looking or digging for queens?

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#2449 Offline 100lols - Posted April 2 2024 - 3:21 PM

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The Dorymyrmex bicolor are flying at my house. San Diego nuptial flights!
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#2450 Offline Tanks - Posted April 9 2024 - 7:32 PM

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I'm going for Camponotus semi tomorrow night, and possibly the day after. Wish me luck.



#2451 Offline futurebird - Posted April 10 2024 - 5:25 AM

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The Dorymyrmex bicolor are flying at my house. San Diego nuptial flights!

 

Did you catch any Dorymymex queens? I'm super curious about the genus. 


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