What a crazy month. The temperatures were much warmer than they should be in January. The snow began melting in the Jan. 31st rains. The deer still have their antlers, although they are looking the worse for wear. The last few days we've had much snow melt, which makes it feel more like March than January. I fear for the critters and the trees, and people who depend up a normal climate, like our sap producers. Jan. 2014, we had 30 cm of snow and it was -16 C.
Jan. 26There's a bit of a change! Ice pellets on the ground. It's a slippy walk to put out the bird feeder!
They've reported 30 US deaths, as of Jan. 54th. There was 90 cm in some spots on the east coast of the US. Major Cities Grind to a Halt and Face Days of Digging Out Snow
By JAMES BARRON and RICK ROJAS
In New York, the National Weather Service said 26.8 inches of snow had fallen on Central Park by, making this the city's second-biggest snowstorm since 1869.
The poor reporters!
Time for snow painting!
You can see from the satellite (below) the cloud were in a system that just kept circling and picking up ocean water!
Jan. 22An incoming storm through the US. For folks unprepared for it, the snow and winds can really shut a city down! They warned people, and they were told to stay home.
Sadly, there have been deaths in the US from this storm. The NY Times reports:
By Friday night, [10 deaths] — five in North Carolina, one in Virginia, one in Kentucky and two in Tennessee — had been attributed to bad road conditions and ice.
I was talking to a Twitter buddy, she had 17 cm of snow to our 3 or 4 cm. Going to the radar, I found out why! The storm followed highway #7, more or less, across Peterborough.
|Wow! We had -5.|
Jan. 11We had 6+ yesterday, and this morning it is -10 C.! Lake Effect Snow prevails. Lots of wind last night, too.
Pretty tough day for many. There were 2000+ without power. around the Great lakes. We had 25mm of RAIN!
We could see it coming!