The weather ouside is frightful!!

January 6, 2014

I woke up this morning and it was -7 degrees….YUP- and that was WITHOUT the wind factor.  I actually think this was the coldest day that I can remember.  I know FOR SURE it is the coldest day in St. Louis in like 50 years.  I have been here 6 years and it’s never been this cold.  Sounds like it isn’t just St. Louis experiencing this Artic Blast, but also other parts of the country. 

 Did you know that I love the weather, or should I say the dynamics behind what makes us have the weather we do?  My children like to joke with me all the time and say that I should have been a Meteorologist.  I am always talking about the weather, I give weather updates, and look ahead a few days and also talk about that.  Weird right??   Maybe I should have been a Meteorologist…I think it would be interesting. 


 I love the clouds in the sky.  It is not unusual for me to stop my car and take pictures of the sky.  I especially love the big white puffy clouds.  I used to be afraid to fly and now I love it.  I like a window seat so I can look out the window and see all the different types of clouds.  I always say to myself that I should go home and do some research and see what type these clouds were that I am looking at.  To see a sunset while up in the air is amazing!  I’ve seen storms, lightening, rainbows, tiny bright stars, sunrises, sunsets, snow, ice, rain, smog, fog…um what else?

Storm over Chicago
Storm over Chicago


IMG_1892SO -going back to the cold weather here today, what do you think is causing this crazy cold?  Might be interesting to take Meteorology 101……now that would be fun!






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