Monday, November 12, 2012

Photo of the Day

Notes today's Star Tribune:

Monday's mere two- to three-tenths of an inch of snow was paltry by Minnesota standards, but timing was everything, said Chris Franks, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen.

The light, fluffy snow began falling around 7 a.m. and quickly intensified as it moved over the metro area. It was the first measurable amount of the season, and combined with the subfreezing temperatures allowed it to accumulate [as ice] on the roads . . . turning what might have been an easy Veterans Day commute into a calamity of collisions and miles-long traffic tie-ups.

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Just in Time for Winter
First Snowfall (2010)
A Snowy October Day (2009)
Winter Garden
Northwoods (2008)
A Snowy December – with an Aussie Connection (2007)

Image: Michael J. Bayly.

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