Winter is Here
With a vengeance.
Holy shit. We are just not equipped for this kind of weather along the Gulf Coast. I’m staying at our second house to monitor pipes. The yard is becoming white. WHITE! The only white I want to see is the beach sand, and we’re too many miles inland here for that.
But we are having a LOT of precipitation. It looks to be mostly ice rather than snow, although snow is predicted for overnight. Tunnels around here are closed, interstates are closed, the big bridges over the local bays are closed. A train has derailed, with train cars dangling over a bridge. Some of the train cars have sulfuric acid, others acetic acid. I guess the first one is the more worrisome…
While I was driving over here, I had the first-time experience of seeing ice forming on the truck as I drove…thickening over the side-view mirrors, and forming thick icicles underneath. Roadside signs have icicles several inches long hanging down.
This just isn’t the way of winter down here, lol! I want to wear my sandals, dammit.