Archive for October 2014

Halloween Wintry Mix

  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL 634 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ILZ006-014-022-010200- LAKE IL-COOK-WILL- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAUKEGAN...CHICAGO...JOLIET 634 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014 ...WINTRY MIX CONTINUES THIS EVENING... LAKE EFFECT PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE TO SPILL INTO AREAS IN NORTHEAST ILLINOIS THIS EVENING PRODUCING RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET. WHILE WARMER... Read more »

How to dress for the Halloween forecast

Cooler the rest of the week. Friday mid 40s to upper 40s. pic.twitter.com/mZNCi73h8i — NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) October 28, 2014   You couldn’t ask  for better weather  this past Saturday and Sunday–perfect for raking those falling leaves, or neighborhood  Halloween costume parades, so  beautifully captured by  fellow blogger Kathy Mathews who writes Quilting! Sewing! Creating!... Read more »

Andy Goldsworthy, weather artist?

Andy Goldsworthy, weather artist?
  “Blossoms     become    clouds.    People    become    smoke. ”    —Issa Is Andy Goldsworthy  a weather artist? He is sometimes called  a land artist, a nature artist, an environmental artist. Nature is his medium–rocks, leaves, ice, wood, water.  He works with nature as his materials, his tools, his inspiration.  He works... Read more »
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Blood Moon 2 --- October 8

Blood Moon 2 --- October 8
The first full moon after the autumn equinox is called  the Hunter’s Moon, and a blood moon. The full moon on October 8 will also be a total lunar eclipse– a blood moon. It is the second of four blood moons, a lunar tetrad. The first of these eclipsed full moons occurred on April 15... Read more »