Category Archives: Weather
2015 Farm Scenes
We had a lot of beautiful weather moments throughout 2015, along with simply interesting scenes from around the farm.
Machine Shed Rebuild is Complete
Two-and-a-half years after the tornado that hit our farm destroyed my large machine shed, I can say it’s now not only completely restored, but in fact is much better than before. Sometimes you just need a tornado in your life in order to break out of where you are!
First Snow of 2015-16 Winter is a Doozy!
I was told when we moved to the Middle West that we could generally count on seeing snow in the air by Thanksgiving, and that’s more often than not proven to be the case. It was looking like this year was going to be a bust, however, as temperatures stayed well above freezing for long stretches. The pasture ground was… Read more »
First Snow in the Forecast, November 2015
First Snow of 2015
We woke up to a couple inches of snow this morning. More is forecast for tomorrow, so I installed the snow tires on my Honda before leaving for church this morning.
The weather service alerted us to a Severe Thunderstorm Warning with potential 60mph winds and quarter-sized hail. Thankfully all we got was about an inch of rain in an hour and “reasonable” winds for this time of year.