It’s been a good year for snow. Not that we’ve really had any significant accumulation but its better than nothing! Yesterday, it snowed for a little bit but turned to freezing rain earlier than expected. This resulted in an accumulation of ice on top of the snow. And then it snowed a bit more this morning. Luckily, this combination of snow and ice wasn’t too bad. Most surfaces hadn’t really been cleared of snow yesterday and luckily were not slippery today!Continue reading “Even More Snow and Ice!”
While yesterday morning was very icy with rather dangerous sidewalks, today was quite a bit different. Most surfaces had been cleared of ice by yesterday afternoon and were covered with a light layer of snow, perhaps an inch or two at most, overnight.Continue reading “More Snow, More Ice”
Yesterday, it snowed about 3 inches in the morning and afternoon. Overnight, it transitioned to rain leaving everything encased in ice.Continue reading “Snow and Ice”
After consulting Astrospheric, we decided to head to Shenandoah National Park to see the Jupiter and Saturn conjunction that is currently taking place. Tomorrow is supposed to be the closest that they will appear in the sky but tonight’s forecast was more favorable. Also, today is the first day that any of Skyline Drive, the road through the park, was open after the storm a few days ago. We were hoping to see some snow!Continue reading “Winter in Shenandoah National Park”
The nor’easter yesterday blanketed western Maryland with snow. There wasn’t a huge amount of snow on the ground in the places we visited but it was still quite beautiful!
We were originally planning on driving to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia but Skyline Drive, the road through the park, was closed due to snow. We decided to visit some places in Maryland while waiting to see if any parts of Skyline Drive would open. Ultimately, none did.Continue reading “Snow in Maryland and West Virginia”