Just In Case You Were Wondering … It Was A HIT!
Thursday’s WINTER STORM actually arrived ahead of schedule with sleet beginning to fall a little before nine in the morning. That was followed by a heavy snow fall coupled with strong winds that reduced visibility to practically zero. And it continued through the entire morning and afternoon and into the late evening. Thankfully the temps stayed below 30 all day until evening. So a good snow base was on the ground before the freezing rain began. The result was just a hard crust on top of the snow.
Electrical outage was minimal in the area. (I had recharged my cell phone and my Kindle reader on Wednesday so I had planned ahead for all eventualities.) OK, I’ll be honest! Mlle. Renee got up around six for her morning yard visit. Then she came in and we made like slugabeds until almost noon. Then she wanted to go out and see what was pinging on the windows. She told me she did not like sleet at all. So I made us a hearty brunchfast and we spent the rest of the day loafing around the house and never did change out of my PJs, robe and faux-fur lined slippers. It was like a snow-day we never had when I was a kid because the schools never closed because of the weather back then.
Anyway the total damage for the storm in my area was a little over six inches of sleet, snow and ice with the emphasis on the middle layer. Friday I limited my snow removal to the back deck and ramp and my front steps. Trust me, it was VERY HEAVY snow weight-wise.
And guess what? The long-range forecast has yet another snow storm coming in right after Monday’s rain storm.