The Bipolarness of Florida Weather
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Florida Isn't Always The "Sunshine State" We Know It As

The sun is like a timer that is always ticking away.

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Florida Isn't Always The "Sunshine State" We Know It As
Lance Asper

As a Floridan, ask yourself: Do you find it fitting to call Florida the "Sunshine State"?

While you sip on a delicious Starbucks drink and think quietly to yourself, try really hard not to laugh. And at all costs avoid looking outside since the likelihood of it being sunny is slim to none.

Florida is truly a landmark within itself. It is the one and only Sunshine State. It is the place known for its year-round vacation weather - at least in pictures. And yes, a picture is worth a thousand words, but there is a reason you are being shown the sunny times us Floridians are thankful for and not the rainstorms we are so blessed with on a daily basis.

From the Florida Keys all the way to Jacksonville, a beachfront is more than possible and always available. The sun, on the other hand, is like choosing what socks to wear. It is always changing, and fast. The problem with this is that pretty much every person relies on Florida for its endless beach and pool days.

But little do they know that once summertime begins, so does the nonstop lightning, thunder, and buckets of rain. This, indeed, is a fact that may cause a few jaws to drop, leaving people in awe. For myself and many other Floridians, we deem this to be true and are more than used to the bipolarness of Florida weather.

As the sun rises, the birds start chirping, and it's time to start your day, I advise you take this advice...

Wherever and whenever you are dying to catch some Florida rays, ensure that an alarm clock is always set at the earliest time possible. Once your alarm clock goes off, I suggest you instantly throw your bathing suit on, pack your bag, and head right to the beach.

The sun is like a timer that is always ticking away. And at any moment in time, an immense amount of cats and dogs can be falling out of the sky. With that being said, always make sure to take advantage of the sunny days and time you have to be outside because before you know it, hibernating indoors will be your next activity of the day.

With Florida being the bipolar state it is, you should also take into consideration what is about to be said.

In any circumstance, I advise that sunblock is always at alltimes on any part of your body that may be bare. Don't ever be fooled by the gray clouds that lurk above because I promise the sun rays are beaming through the clouds even if you don't think so, and boy are they ready to get you.

Not only can the strong Florida sun leave a mark on your skin when laying out, but even walking outside is dangerous and bound to leave some color on your skin. Avoid skin cancer at all costs. Getting a little tan on is not worth the consequences you could face later in life, so be smart about it.

Now that you have hopefully taken my advice and answered your own question, go enjoy the sun while it's there!


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