Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow (in May?)
So, I’m enjoying the wonderful view from my home office of a rare late-May snowstorm (a snowplow just drove by). A week and a half ago, we had about 4 inches of snow overnight. While any given year I’m told there’s a 40% chance of snow in May, it’s generally light, so 4 inches was a big deal. Now, a second storm that looks to be even bigger in the end of the month is an even bigger surprise. We had about 2 inches overnight that didn’t really stick, but we since I’ve been working this morning, another 2 inches have fallen and it’s stuck a lot more. Snow at my house is still novelty to me since I’ve really never lived in a place where it snows more than once every decade or two. Funny weather - two days earlier this week were record high temps (in the mid-80s, ~24C) and today's high temp will likely be a record low (around 40, ~4C)
Memorial Day weekend is a big camping weekend around here – I wonder how that’ll work out, especially since higher elevations have had up to a foot so far and it’s supposed to keep snowing today and tonight.