Posts Tagged ‘January’

We have seen much colder here (2 years ago for instance), but 14F with z steady breeze has taken the WIND CHILL temperatures (bare skin) to near Zero F here in Murray Valley, or a little below; Actual air temperatures are below Zero around Kansas City. A picture from the Parthenon Valley at sun up:





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First, a pair of Eastern Bluebirds check out a tree today; then just the male. Second, a male Northern Cardinal in the snow earlier in the week:







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We got real close to an inch of rain yesterday and into last night; enough to bring the rivers up and flush them out. Its cold (28F and windy at 10:00 AM today) a few flurries in the air. The Buffalo River at Ponca came up about 2′ overnight and Richland Creek came up 3-4 feet overnight. I’d like to go to Falling Water Creek today but have too much to do.

To the south and east of Parthenon, rainfall amounts were staggering; 4-6″ and many records were set. The only wold bird stirring in this wind and cold were Cardinals:



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