Monday, January 24, 2011

Pokin' up through

Melt. Freeze. Melt. Freeze. Seems to be the prairie winter two-step. Since Christmas we've had days in the 50's and days at -20. The vagaries of the High Plains are legendary and it doesn't matter what time of the year it is. When that sun peaks through on a south-facing slope it doesn't take long for ground to show. On the other hand, drifts on a north facing hillside can last well into June.

If you like variety in your weather menu then the High Plains is the place for you!

1 comment:

Brigid said...

I've seen as much snow this year as anytime since I've lived in this state, following temps in the 70's in November.

Still beautiful, however you look at it.