Snow Drought Starts the Season
The first dusting of snow is late in coming this year. Again this Saturday morning an arctic cold front has passed dry with nary a flake of snow for most. To fellow snow lovers, never was heard a more discouraging word.
This is actually the 3rd time that a coating has eluded us and likely a sign of a developing snow drought.
This is the same front that proved treacherous in
As for activities this Saturday morning, runners will need to bundle up. Charity 5Kers in Russell (OLB) and Huntington (
By noon I will be joining in the fun of the South Charleston Christmas parade as Santa heads over to Oakes Field. The sun will shine brightly and any morning flurry will be long gone.
Ditto for the
Hunters at mountain lodges should prep for a frigid Saturday night with lows deep down in the teens if not at 10 degrees.
As for the snow drought of 2011, it appears the week ahead will be too warm for snow, so we may well be a week before Christmas without any snow on the ground. Sounds like a Miracle on Main Street may be needed this year to get a White Christmas.