Sandy Beach Waves

Yesterday ended up with over an inch of rain. However, today it let up, and the clouds thinned out a bit as the day went on. This afternoon I headed out into mostly cloudy skies with patchy sun breaking through. I got a report of 20+ Pine Grosbeaks over near SEARHC, but wasn’t able to … Read more

February Frost

It remained clear overnight and was frosty on the ground this morning. There was some nice feather frost on the car windows, but I didn’t have time to try for good pictures (needing to scrape windows and get to class), so I just grabbed some documentary shots with my phone. I was a little surprised … Read more

Japonski Island Winter Birds

I tried measuring temperatures again this morning and had more confusing results. I suspect part of the issue is the battery may not have enough power when it’s cold, so the thermometer becomes unreliable. Once again close to the ground measurements were warmer than just a bit above the ground, but this time it was … Read more

Near 0F Temperatures

Cold and clear, as forecast with winds even less than yesterday, as far as I could tell. Official low was only 16F, but I think it was probably colder than that at my house. (My car certainly thought so, with a temperature reading of single digits when I went to do MMO work at Crescent … Read more

Lavender and Pink Skies

No significant snow fell last night, and I only saw a few flakes fall during the first half of the day. By early afternoon it was beginning to clear from the west. The timing of the clearing was nice for catching a winter sunset with lavender and pink clouds behind the snow covered mountains. I … Read more

Snowy Day at the Harbor

When I went to bed last night it was snowing, but not much more accumulated, and some compaction must have occurred, as Connor said there were only 17 inches in the yard when he measured this morning (I had measured 18 inches last night). Checking Harbor Mountain, I see the snow depth decreased three inches … Read more