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Re: No Snow

I saw one junco a few days ago, but haven't seen any since.  I've been 
watching for them. 
In a message dated 12/8/2009 2:26:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
cathycrc@comcast.net writes:

The juncos arrived here last week, taking their winter break from the  
Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Dec 8, 2009, at 12:32 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:

> Saturday night's light snowfall was very pretty, and everything stayed
> frosted until today.  The sun is out - has been since morning - and  
> the
> temperature is 40 degrees, so all the frozen bits are falling off.   
> The
> prediction is for snow again tonight and freezing rain tomorrow.  I'm
> glad we don't really have anywhere we have to go tomorrow - freezing
> rain is really the very worst.  Snow, we can cope with, but the ice is
> really scary.
> Today I looked out the kitchen window to see robins in my back yard.
> I haven't seen any robins for several weeks, and had assumed that they
> had migrated on schedule.  I guess these must be laggards from north
> of us who just now got moving.  I really don't think they are moving  
> back
> up from the south.
> Auralie
> In a message dated 12/8/2009 10:46:58 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil writes:
> The much-hyped storm brought us maybe an inch of rain and no snow. I
> always know we are not going to get what the forecasts say, but I
> figured with snow levels supposedly dropping to 1500 ft we would see
> SOMETHING. But no. All the local mountains got some and they closed a
> bunch of roads but there were just a few lonely puddles at my house.
> What we did get was a lot of wind. I mowed and raked the front yard  
> last
> Saturday and now it is under a foot of leaves. Well... at least I
> shouldn't have to mow for another couple months. Tis the season to  
> rake
> leaves, fa la la la.

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