Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

08:58 – It was 40.7F (5C) when I took Colin out this morning, with a stiff wind. The little bit of snow we got is sticking around for now, but with today’s high to be in the mid-50’s (~13C) it’ll … Continue reading

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Monday, 30 January 2017

09:36 – It was 19.6F (-7C) when I took Colin out this morning, with a stiff wind. There had been a slight blizzard overnight, with what looked like maybe an inch (2.5 cm) of accumulated snow. With the more or … Continue reading

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Sunday, 29 January 2017

10:14 – It was 30.3F (-1C) when I took Colin out this morning, but for once the winds were calm. There was a slight blizzard, with an occasional flake or two visible. We’re to get 1 to 3 inches (2.5 … Continue reading

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Saturday, 28 January 2017

11:08 – It was 25F (-4C) when I took Colin out this morning, with winds gusting to probably 30 MPH (~50 KPH). There was a light dusting of snow. The real snow is to start coming in tonight and tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Friday, 27 January 2017

07:22 – Barbara is due back sometime this afternoon. Colin and I will be doing our happy dance. She was going to make a Costco run on her way down yesterday. I asked her to pick up a few items, … Continue reading

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Thursday, 26 January 2017

09:32 – It was 46.4F (8C) when I took Colin out this morning. That will probably be our high for the next five days or so. We’re to have highs around freezing and lows in the low 20’s (-5C) for … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 25 January 2017

09:19 – We’re to have one nice day today–sunny, little wind, and a high around 64F (18C)–but with a cold front moving in over the next 24 hours. For several days after that, we’re to have highs around freezing, lows … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 24 January 2017

10:02 – It’s been chilly, windy, and wet over the last couple days. We’ve had about 3 inches (7.5 cm) of rain in the last couple of days, which takes us up to about 4.5 inches (11.5 cm) for the … Continue reading

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Monday, 23 January 2017

09:29 – Yesterday was one of those days with a continuing series of problems. It started with the USPS Click-and-Ship website misbehaving while I was trying to print a label for a shipment to Canada. Ordinarily, I fill out the … Continue reading

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Sunday, 22 January 2017

09:52 – The weather today is about the same as yesterday, as expected. By the end of the week, we’re to have lows in the mid-teens (-10C) and some kind of frozen precipitation. I finished my NC sales tax return … Continue reading

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