Polar stratospheric cloud

Seen earlier today at 11:30am (PDT) here in Reno, perhaps to highlight the now ongoing festive Reno Rodeo events:

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Polar stratospheric cloud

Amazing, this time of year, here in northern Nevada…

Quiet winter night

A snowy December evening in Reno, NV

It’s amazing how quiet the night is when it snows. It’s also amazing how many people think they can master slippery winter roads. So it’s no surprise I saw more than half a dozen spun out cars over a few miles distance, including two wrecks. That pretty white stuff, it’s also slippery you know, when temperature dips below freezing point…