Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Nature Notes: December 8 through 15
It has been a very cold December. The last of the snow on my deck melted with a couple of warmer days before we went back into the deep freeze.
It's fairly common here for the coldest weather to be dry and then go above freezing for some rain which happened this past weekend.
I think that may be happening again although I think it may go either way.
It's been in the teens F at night the past few days with a wind chill below zero yesterday morning.
Tonight the lows are supposed to be in the 20s F with snow in the forecast and by tomorrow afternoon it is forecast to be a degree or 2 above freezing with a change from freezing rain to rain.
Sometimes our worst storms are the ones where it is supposed to get above freezing when it has been very cold but that doesn't happen and we end up with a bad ice storm.
I guess we'll see what happens. The first shot was taken on the 8th of December and then I went through seven days with the last pecan being shot today (December 15). The third shot of the bird pecking on the tree is a nuthatch. I'm not sure about the others. For the home of nature notes, please visit Rambling Woods.