Sometimes when you live in an area where a few miles can make a huge difference, you develop you own method of coming up with a weather forecast.
Last week was a good case for that. The weathermen and ladies were calling for a brush with some snow. We were told that there was a 50% chance that we might see a dusting of snow up to an inch in the afternoon.
We got hit with a real snow job. I had discarded the evening forecast the minute that I got out of bed that morning. There was fine snow in the air well before 8 AM. Somehow I knew that the storm had developed more intensity was tracking closer to our spot close to the White Oak River.
Around 11 AM when we already had two inches of snow, the forecast for the area began to change. We ended up with four inches of snow which really was not too bad for a coastal snow storm especially when you compare what the areas north of us got. read more »