Viewpoint for the Burgess Shale at Emerald Lake
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First Snow

A storm was predicted, and we have definitely got a storm here. To the right is a nice shot of our umbrella on the porch being torn to shreds. (It has a manufacturing defect that makes it very difficult to take down, and so has withstood several winters open.) It is snowing out, at 39 degrees Fahrenheit, with flake an inch or more across.

Here's the weather radar. The red blotch is where we live.

The red blotch on the map indicates that the weather rader thinks things are pretty bad here just now.