Snow and wind and its been cold

In the last post I noted that the weather forecast was for snow overnight. Well we did wake up to snow, the wet slushy type, about an inch had fallen.  It was also windy and chilly, a tad above zero. This weather was a bit unexpected to say the least. First winter storms tend to commence  here towards the end of November, not the start. It’s all an experience!

So we departed Bar Harbor for Portland and as we moved further inland and to higher altitudes the snow intensified, the wind blowing it around. Snow ploughs were out in force clearing the roads. Speed signs said no faster than 45  mph. Nonetheless  we   counted  8 cars that had slid off down into the ditches, to await recovery.

We encountered a moose covered in snow at the service station. Didn't move a muscle for us.

We encountered a moose covered in snow at the service station. Didn’t move a muscle for us.

A bit of snow along the way

A bit of snow along the way

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was consequently a slow trip down to Portland where we will be based for the next 3 nights.

 

 

 

About allthegobro

I am a retired accountant who does a bit of consulting work from time to time. Leanne and I enjoy travelling around seeing the world and we are now going to have some fun recording our experiences in this blog

Posted on November 2, 2014, in USA 2014. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. You’re enjoying the ‘white’ snow… The kids are enjoying the purple ‘snow’ at your place!! Although the pool not so much…

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