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Post  ander217 on 2/11/2011, 8:41 am

With this scene outside my window yesterday morning, spring seems farther away than ever. Apparently we had freezing fog the night before which turned our morning world into a fairyland.

(Thanks to hubby who darted outside in his longjohns and moccasins to snap this photo for me in 5 degree weather before the sun hit it and destroyed it.)




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Post  camprn on 2/11/2011, 1:17 pm

THAT is awesome. Hoar Frost is pretty cool! But that looks more like rime. Very Happy

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Post  Patty from Yorktown on 2/13/2011, 7:26 am

Only somebody who lives in New England can tell the difference between Rime frost and Hoar Frost. I had forgotten about the term, now I know about hurricane categories. Now that I think about it, perhaps I was better off knowing more terms for too cold.

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Post  ander217 on 2/13/2011, 1:34 pm

Thanks for the information. I had no idea frost could cause these formations.

It was beautiful, but once the sun hit it, it seemed to just evaporate. This was a Queen Anne's lace plant and as you can see the frost crystals on it were huge. (At least to my Upper South mind.)

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