Thursday, February 19, 2015

Squall

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, doggies and kitties. This is The Daily Bone and I'm your indomitable doggie correspondent Chester L. W. Stephens along with my intrepid associate Joseph (Joey dog) Stephens. 


Our ghostwriter worked all day, so didn't do a proper photo session of us doggies in the snow. But she did take pictures of the weather. This is how it looked from her car in the nursing home parking lot before she headed home at 3:30PM:


Here's the small town she drives through every day on her way home:


But by the time she got home, the weather completely changed. This is how it looked then:


This phenomenon is known as a snow squall: a narrow band of clouds that produces heavy snow and high winds. We watched as the squall crept closer to our house. 


The sun set looked like this:


Gale force winds were blowing and it was 5ยบ out. Ghostwriter almost froze her fingers off taking pictures! But we didn't get the heavy snow. The clouds must have run out of snow by the time they reached us. Oh, and by the way, this is how our house looked this afternoon:


We doggies would like to make an announcement for the sake of our ghostwriter. 


We have enough snow and ice. Thank you very much Mother Nature, but we don't need any more …


… unless you're this crazy guy: 

                                         

(Ghostwriter grew up in Niagara Falls NY, and used to visit the Falls all the time in winter to see the beautiful ice formations. But no one she knew ever tried to climb up it!) 






16 comments:

  1. Oh man!!! That looks cold guys!!!! Your Ghost Writer is very brave to risk the digits to take those FABulous pics!!
    I am always amazed that peeps can drive on those snowy roads. You tell her to be safe, and not to climb the icicles in front of your house...☺
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  2. Dat are just nutso cold. We don't drive in da snow down here, when it happens, we all stays home.

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  3. Climbing the ice at Niagara Falls?? That dude is cuckoo...or crazy!
    While growlmy grew up about 90 minutes from The Falls, she has yet to see it in the winter!

    We are now -18F...and a couple of hours ago when growlmy got home from work it was -10...the bottom is falling out of the thermometer!

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    1. YUCK! That is way too durn cold fur a short haired guy like yu Freckles! Stay warm!

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    2. It went down to -20F...and north of here some places were reporting -35F...Brr!
      Thats how a pup can make yellow icicles, BOL!

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  4. OMD that is cold and Wow look at Niagara Falls. Have a fabulous Friday and stay warm and safe.
    Best wishes Molly

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  5. Enuf already with the snow, cold an wind! Yu guys will shur be ready fur spring.

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  6. We are Squalling about all this HIDEOUS cold and SNOW.... That is a Frankie Funny fur you.... it is -15 here this AM... ACTUAL Temp...

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  7. BRRRRRRRRRR.......ans sheesh, is that guy crazy or something??
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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  8. such a crazy winter this year
    hugs
    Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

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  9. What a lot of snow you got. I comepletely understand why you don't need more.

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  10. Such beautiful scenic shots you have here today. We hope your ghostwriter is careful driving and stays safe on those treacherous roads.

    Happy weekend.

    Woos - Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning

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  11. You better warn ghostwriter you may put up a help wanted sign
    Snorts,
    Lily & Edward

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  12. Our mom has always wanted to go to Niagara Falls but hasn't been there yet. We can't even imagine that anyone would want to attempt what that nutty man did!
    We are just about ready to cry UNCLE on the snow issue too, Chester and Joey!

    Love ya lots♥
    Mitch and Molly

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  13. Crikey ..... I'd like to be sympathetic but I LOVE your snow pictures. *Sigh* I don't s'pose I'll ever get to see it in the real! That bloke climbed NIAGRA FALLS???????????? Struth!!

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