Last night, I was in town, at the university, giving presentation to my Trends and Issues class, my phone beeped. It was Bruce, worrying about snow in the canyon and poor visibility.
I had to finish my class, go pick up N. at Machon, so by the time I headed up Sedillo Hill, the snow had stopped, the pavement was wet (warm ground under the roads is a blessing) and we got home safely. We had about five inches on the ground this morning.
Dawn this morning.
The light has the springtime quality, and the clouds look like the kind that produce April Showers. And yet, heavy, wet snow covers the mountains.
The clouds, still looking like rain clouds, race above the snow-covered road construction barriers.
As the sun begins to rise above the ridge, the wind is picking up speed. April snow, March-like winds. It confuses the eye and the brain.
By mid-morning, the wind is blowing clouds of snow steadily to the east.
Bad weather is brewing in Texas.
Odd. We have a fire warning as well as a wind warning today. Snow and fire? Probably not.
The warning should apply only below the snowline.
It's a good day to stay inside and clean.