||The snow has melted to the point that bare
spots are conspicuous in plowed fields and wherever the blowing snow
left thin spots. Crows are also conspicuous in flocks, scavenging
for food and making a lot of noise. It sounds better than blowing
and drifting (Green Bay).
||A cultivated species of Aspen in my yard
(that I have never been able to identify) has begun to open its aments
||Wisbirdnet reports a sandhill crane
back in southwestern Outagamie County.
||Low temperature of -17 F in Green
Bay with enough wind to limit outdoor activities for most people.
The coldest day of the year with temperatures close to -10 F at noon.
||Arctic air moves in after the big storm
bringing a low temperature of -9° F today -- our coldest
temperature this winter to date.
What a difference a day can make. Green Bay received 13.1
inches of snow today--the largest one-day snowfall ever
for the month of February. With average winds in mid 20's and gusts
to 49 mph there was considerable drifting
of snow and virtually all schools were closed and most functions
were cancelled. No word on the flowering Crocus from yesterday.
As is often the case, as the big storm passes it will be followed
by a large mass of arctic air and the coldest temperatures of the
year are forecast for the coming weekend (Feb 18 and 19th).
||30 inches from south side of house three
crocus are blooming with others showing buds (Dave Parsons)
[about 3 blocks from UWGB campus].
||Maple trees on UWGB campus by the golf course
and Weidner center were running sap where they had been pruned!!!!
||I smelled my first skunk of the new year
yesterday on Huron Road by the woods just west of the new YWCA (Mike
||Green Bay's low temperature of 8 °Fis
the lowest since Dec 21. The lowest temperature of January was 14°