We have a lull right now between two blizzards! Yesterday and through last night the wind whipped snow around, reducing visibility and making for slippery road conditions. It caused a near 100 car pile up on one of the highways. People were stranded in their cars for up to 8 hours!
I took this little video yesterday just as the wind started to come up. With the visibility reduced so much in town, I can only imagine what it was like out in open country. It takes a lot for our town to shut down, but all the highways closed, businesses closed, and people stayed home.
When we woke up, the wind went down, but ummm, Houston, we have a problem... we can't get out our front door! I opened my door to this. Would you believe perched on top of the 5 foot drift was my newspaper?
Rick just finished snowblowing most of the snow out of the driveway and sidewalks. Its a balmy 1 degree outside, and round two of the blizzard is just gearing up. We've heard we may get anywhere from 5 to 15 inches more inches of snow.
We've had big plans to "rock it" New Year's Eve with a big group of friends... "rock it" may have just been downgraded to "hanging at home with the kids in pj's..."
Hmmmm, suddenly that doesn't sound half bad...
Happy New Year's Eve!