Spring…back to winter

Sunday, April 17, 2011 0 No tags Permalink

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI 359 PM EDT SUN APR 17 2011 ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-CALHOUN-JACKSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…HOLLAND…HASTINGS…CHARLOTTE… LANSING…SOUTH HAVEN…KALAMAZOO…BATTLE CREEK…JACKSON 359 PM EDT SUN APR 17 2011 …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON EDT MONDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO NOON EDT MONDAY. IMPACTS… * SNOWY AND SLIPPERY MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY. * VISIBILITY BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. * RAPIDLY CHANGING CONDITIONS. HAZARDOUS WEATHER… * FROM 3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW TOTAL TONIGHT AND MONDAY. * AMOUNTS OVER 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… * A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

I am not amused. Thought I’d take photos of the spring progress that may well be halted tonight. I covered ┬áthe bleeding heart. Everything else is on its own. I have two trillium up half an inch, the bleeding heart, five yellow dog tooth violets, five hyacinth, three forget me nots all up so far.

I don’t remember what this is:

Lilies:

Bleeding Heart:

Dog tooth violets:

I grow weary of cold and snow and winter when it should be spring.

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