Sunday, January 04, 2009

This is Seattle Weather?

OK, this is just amazing!  The snow had just about vanished from the last storm and here we go again.  It’s 6pm and the snow is coming down and sticking to roads and sidewalks for the past hour or so.  We have an inch of snow so far.  This is Seattle, we do not do snow.  We do rain and grey clouds.  Long stretches of rain and grey clouds.  Grey boring (but makes everything green and fresh).  We usually have a couple weeks in mid-January were it gets pretty cold.  We’ve already had very cold weather, before the official start of winter, and now it’s snowing again.  The weather man says it will melt by midnight.  Yea, right.  The time to worry the most is when the weather man says “no snow”.   The temperature now is 32.5, dropped about 4 degrees in the last couple of hours.  If it really warms up in the middle of the night, I’ll be surprised, but it could happen. 

We have a slight hill in front of our house, and it’s funny to watch drivers try to judge their speed to get up the hill when it’s icy.  Already that’s started.  Time for getting hot chocolate and wrap up in a fleece blanket.  Then sit on the coach and laugh.  Until tomorrow, when I have to be one of the ones venturing out, trying to get to work. 

Think “warming trend”.

Peace.

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