Category Archives: Weather

Photo Friday: Icy Winter Wonderland

Our recent weather has turned cold and wet. This week we had snow, sleet, freezing rain and ice coming down over a two day period, and it left everything outside covered in a coat of ice. The grill is just … Continue reading

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Missing Jonas and Deja Vu

Once again I am happy to not be shoveling out from a massive winter storm, in this case one called Jonas. The latest named storm passed mostly east of us, leaving Happy Acres with a little snow on the ground … Continue reading

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Getting Local with the Weather

I have always been fascinated by the weather. When I was in grade school, we had a science teacher who had us go out and record the temperature and relative humidity, using a sling psychrometer that we whirled around. Then, … Continue reading

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Novembrrr Snow Daze

A local meteorologist has a contest every year to guess the date of the first one inch (or greater snowfall. I wonder if anyone chose November 17th this year? We not only got that inch, but several more to go … Continue reading

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Nesting and Shelling

The dreaded Polar Vortex has arrived here in our part of the world, bringing frigid temperatures usually not seen until the depths of winter. I know we don’t have it as bad here as do folks to our north, but … Continue reading

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