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Re: Winter

Sunday Morning, re-run, snowing, I took the wild birds some seed and picked up the snow shovel to move a bit of snow off the walks.
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March 8, we still have winter here 22 degrees this morning and 8 inches of snow still on the lot. We do have clear skies and sunshine. I decided to bake bread today so while it is rising I will look at the internet. Have a great day!
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Saturday morning, 34 degrees and sunny. My garden still has 6 inches of snow on it. So I go feed the birds and come sit at the computer.
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9:00 AM 30 degrees and sunny. Six inches of snow. Maybe someday it will warm up here?
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Re: Winter

It did warm up to above normal here!

Sunshine and yesterday's high was 58°f. Overnight, the temperature dropped 30° to 28°. I bet those kinda temperature swings are real common for you, James. They are the bane of my gardening existence! Very few plants appreciate such daily extremes.

A 40° difference between daytime high and nighttime low is possible. That's what may happen about the time of a first or last frost. The day just cannot warm above 70° and then frost occurs by morning. Clear skies, sunny days, sparkling stars at night - freeze! And hey! This isn't a desert and at 2,000 feet, it's not very high ... now, I might be lamenting the PNW spring overcast here in a couple of months ;).

Steve ;)
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8:30 AM, overcast, calm, 48 degrees. WX woman says we got snow coming.
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8:30 AM its calm, 35 degrees and snowing. Guess I won't be planting anything today?
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Imagegrdn621 by James_40 Lofthouse, on Flickr

Still looks like winter here.
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Just texted to a guy on his way over Monida Pass heading to Park City.

He said that there was a snow storm to drive through.

I was working in the front yard on the fence earlier this week, slogging through the snow still left in the shade. Then, it rained. Now, I have enough snow to make one snowball! There is a chance for more tomorrow night but rain is also forecast. I think that the time has passed for any snow in my yard by afternoon on any day until Autumn. Maybe I can have it fenced out by then :wink: .

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You gonna fence out the snow? Good luck on that one.

Here this morning 26 degrees and a fresh coating of white on everything.
Clear blue skies and sunshine. The only thing growing is ice.
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Monday March 19, clear blue skies, 25 degrees. My garden has an inch of fresh snow on it.
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