From wildlife visits to swinging away carefree, the signs of Spring can be found around here.
Somersby Park experienced ‘thunder ice’ overnight, Thursday, February 18, says our own weather expert Dan, photos courtesy of him too . As USA Today reports, it’s basically a thunderstorm during freezing rain or sleet. https://www.usatoday.com/story/weather/2018/02/22/forget-thundersnow-theres-thunder-ice-central-u-s/363534002/
Residents like Jane woke up to discover a brilliant December red sky. She captured these stunning photos and shared with us. Such a scene from the east indicates a high pressure is moving away and coming from the west could be a low and associated storm. Thus the ole saying, Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. Red sky at morning, sailors take warning.
A massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert arrived in the North Carolina mountains as it traveled across the Atlantic Ocean. The phenomenon happens every year but the 2020 version is especially large and imposing, However the act of Mother Nature created some memorable moments captured by some of Somersby Park residents. Thanks to Kristen and Dan.