FEB. PRECIP.

Feb. 24 – more of this awful Spring weather: 5+mm rain.

It IS awful. Thunder and lightning, and rain on top of the snow. It's horrid walking in the forest. The water is  just rolling off the snow, into the gullies and ditches.

Feb. 21 – rain is threatened!

 


Feb. 18th – lovely snow cover

"Ottawa has received nearly 54 cm of snow this week, but get ready for a big melt in the capital."
We haven't had nearly that much, but we have enough! Yesterday it was -15 C. when we left the house. Today -5, and now, at noon, it is 5+!
Ottawa gets the Lake Effect Snow, moisture picked up from non-frozen lake surfaces.


Feb. 13th – 14cm, not as much as some people!

Feb. 12 – We did the driveway several times!

The roads were terrible! TrackMyPlow showed many trucks out there working.

Feb. 11 –a wee dump of snow & a warning


Feb. 9 – Temperature ups and downs


This morning our thermometer says -17 C. It fooled Daisy who went bounding out before she tested the waters, so-to-speak. I'm looking forward to Mr. Sun.

NASA Satellite is amazing!


Feb. 7th - Freezing rain warnings: total was 13.7mm. 

I collected the ice pellets, just for fun, and melted them down.
A school bus with 25 kids inside fell in a ditch in La Presentation, in the Monteregie, because of icy road. NO one injured @Global_Montreal pic.twitter.com/jVIWDsrf5y
— Yannick Gadbois (@yangad77) February 8, 2017

It has hit Kingston around 2:00 p.m. Freezing rain hit Brockville at 3:00 p.m., Toronto has about 5 mm. Out west, B.C. has a dump of snow (60 cm: who has snow tires, there?!). New Orleans is a mess, with tornadoes.

Yikes... 

Feb. 5th


It's been a glorious start to the month. Cold enough to walk on the wetland. Wetland walkies: World Wetlands Day. A skiff of snow, here and there. The wetland water levels have gone done. When you take a step, you fall a bit.

Feb. 1st – Not bad. Jan. 31st it was -17 C. in the morning!

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