Thursday, February 3, 2011
Skywatch Friday - Season 4, Episode 30
Two nights ago, we had high winds of 40 to 60 MPH, we heard thunder and saw lightning while it was snowing. Yesterday, we had white out conditions plus it kept snowing, and snowed some more and then some more snow came. Gurnee reported 24 inches, while O'Hare Airport had only 20 inches and other Chicagoland areas had only 16 inches of snow.
Today, it was sunny and the temperatures reached 25 degrees; so I grabbed my camera and headed for Lake Michigan. I saw mountains of frozen water; rocks and ice thrown helter skelter on the beach, even the sand was frozen. I walked in footprints of snow made by someone that walked the path before me. I kept my fingers and toes crossed that I would not fall; I didn't. What an adventure I had today down at the beach.
Come along and see what I saw. In the next few days I will post what the sand looked like and what frozen mountains of water looks like but here is a sky shot.
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See you next week. Meanwhile, take care.
Front part of image is not the beach, it is frozen lake water.