The Pros And Cons Of Tuscaloosa In The Fall
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The Pros And Cons Of Tuscaloosa In The Fall

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

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The Pros And Cons Of Tuscaloosa In The Fall
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As fall comes to an end in Tuscaloosa (sadly, my last fall as a student at UA), I’ve done a lot of reflection on the weather in the south. While the University of Alabama campus is beautiful year-round, fall definitely has some pros and cons down in T-Town.

Pro: The humidity from summer is nearly gone


Even 50% humidity feels like nothing in comparison to the 150% that exists in August.

Con: When you think the humidity from summer is nearly gone, it comes back


Your hair is going to be frizzy no matter the time of year. #Fact

Pro: It’s football season and tailgating is ON


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Con: The grass on the quad no longer exists after the first home game


And you’ll probably need some L.L.Bean boots to walk through the mud on the quad to get to class.

Pro: It doesn’t get too cold in Alabama


No need to bundle up!

Con: When you go back home to the snow, you can’t hang

Even with what seems to be 20 blankets, your dogs snuggling your legs, and the heat on high, chilliness at home seems unreal after getting home for the holidays.

Pro: The trees and quad look so pretty as the weather begins to change


The University of Alabama quad is absolutely the most beautiful in the country.

Con: You’re going to get a cold because the weather will change when you’re not ready


Come prepped with cough drops, Emergen-C, and DayQuil. You’ll thank me later.

Pro: You get to enjoy the best of the best, Alabama football


Nothing else like it.

Con: You will have unhealthy levels of anxiety due to Alabama football


You know what I mean. Roll Tide!

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