Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The Weatherman Didn't Lie
I know that Meteorologists have lots of new and improved technology at their fingertips to help them predict the weather. I'm sure computers have made a huge impact on the art of prediction.
But so many times it seems that Mother Nature wants to be ornery and the weather guys just don't get it right. This week was not one of those times. This time the weather guys were 'spot on'!
The prediction for Monday was that the cold weather
would move into our area around noon.
They predicted that we would get 1" - 2" of snow.
The weather reports indicated that we would wake to
temperatures below 0.
(Pay no attention to the time, 3:40 or the date, 9/29.)
The battery that handles this information is not working.
(I'd make a lousy weather guy!)
The correct time: 8:00 AM
The correct date: 11/12/14
I'm hunkered down for the day.
I have lots of projects I can work on (remember my November List?!)
I made a tent for the plants in the garage.
They are at 50 degrees with the help of an oil heater.
The dogs are holding vigil at the door,
taking brief jaunts outside to chase errant bunnies.
I wonder about the bunnies, the birds and the beasts.
How do they feel about the weather?
At what temperature do they feel the cold?
Do they grumble about the snow?
The local news is campaigning to inform listeners about
bringing pets inside.
This was picture was posted on Facebook by KOAA news.
Evidently the police are on their way to check on the dog,
and educate the owners.
Follow-up: A comment on the Facebook post by KOAA news reported that the owners were visited by the police and have let the dog inside. I hope they keep him in.
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