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Spring in Litchfield

May 13, 2015 From quince blossoms to ground flowers, color is abundant.



May 8, 2015 More and more green is emerging.

May 1, 2015 Small but beautiful; May flowers.
Flower. Flower.

April 29, 2015 Morning sunshine lights up an ear.

April 26, 2015 Altitude: one foot AGL. The grass is showing it's first hint of green.
Hot air balloon.

April 23, 2015 A shower of ice pellets shows the variability of Spring weather.
Ice Pellets.

April 22, 2015 More flowers.

April 20, 2015 A foggy interval between periods of rain.

April 16, 2015 Finally, something that looks like Spring.

April 14, 2015 Dramatically warmer weather has eliminated all but a patch of ice at the northeast corner of Lake Waramaug.
Lake ice and cloud.

April 10, 2015 Clouds obscure the hilltops as the lake ice slowly recedes.
Lake ice and cloud.

April 9, 2015 Freezing rain coated plants this morning.
Freezing rain.

April 4, 2015 Warmer temperatures. On lakes, the melting has begun. Mud season on land.
Lake ice begins to melt.

April 1, 2015 Light snow last evening to start April with the brush coated.

March 30, 2015 Another snowy morning.

March 26, 2015 After sleet and then rain last night, a cool foggy morning.
Frozen lake. Frozen lake.

Spring begins at 6:45 PM on March 20, 2015

March 20, 2015 A dim sun before the snow started falling on this last day of winter; then more snow.
Frozen lake. Snow on leaf.

March 11, 2015 At last, a major thaw. We saw morning fog in valleys, like here along the Housatonic River.
Fog over Housatonic River.

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