End of January 2018
January proved to be a very wintery month. We experienced almost two weeks of frigid temperatures at the beginning of the month that caused area rivers and streams to freeze across the surface, and made it impossible for the USGS water gauges at the gauging stations to record. Day after day, the conditions read “Ice” until we finally got a bit of a thaw - therefore no reports!
We did finally have some temperatures hit above the freezing mark, and got some more snow as well. By the 22nd of January there were some pretty dramatic Ice-out events, with huge chunks of ice being carried along swollen rivers and deposited along stream banks and roadways…