Snow Looking More Serious

It’s snowing pretty good, having started about 8:45. Temperature is around the freeze. Decks are becoming slick. It isn’t expected to amount to much, but I will report if it does. The weather service says it does not expect any … Continue reading

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Some Snow

It started snowing pretty enthusiastically a little before 9:00 AM. It’s not forecast to amount to much, but that doesn’t necessarily hold about 2,000 feet. The temperature is a degree or two above the freeze. Our steps are still icy … Continue reading

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Summing Up The Season, Rare Gentian, Witch Hazel, Snow Goose

Now that’s it’s January, it may be time to sum up the fall season. The summer was very wet, and the first part of fall continued wet. But for six weeks or so of October and November, we had the … Continue reading

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2020 Tied For Warmest Year On Record

From the Guardian’s UK edition: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/jan/08/climate-crisis-experts-2020-joint-hottest-year-ever-recorded

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Very Light Snow, Roads May Be Hazardous

We had a very light snow last night, more like grapple. It stuck mostly to the decks, stairs, and railings, and those are slick. It’s two degrees below the freeze where we are, and the roads were wet when it … Continue reading

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Garland Would Bring Environmental Expertise to Attorney General Role

From Bloomberg Law : https://news.bloomberglaw.com/environment-and-energy/garland-would-bring-rare-environmental-chops-as-attorney-general?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=36009

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Mass Death Of Songbirds In Southwest Due to Starvation

From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/26/mass-die-off-of-birds-in-south-western-us-caused-by-starvation-aoe?utm_term=8e65cf71ab81da53711a2aa69b324337&utm_campaign=GreenLight&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&CMP=greenlight_email

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Merry Christmas / Snow

Merry Christmas! At 8:00 it’s 19 degrees, and the forecast high is 26. There’s maybe a half inch snow on the ground, except where it drifted. It was a wet snow, and the ground was warm, but with the temperature … Continue reading

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Snow/Sleet

Sleeting pretty good out there with a driving north wind. Just started about 4:00. Could get nasty. It will freeze hard tonight. Get home soon, that’s my advice.

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The Conjunction of Jupiter & Saturn Is Happening Now

Right outside your window the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn is happening now. Jupiter is the big planet directly west and Saturm is the red planet up about 1;00 above Saturn. Hasn’t been this close since 1623. It’s also the … Continue reading

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