Weather is notoriously difficult to predict in the Pacific Northwest. Oceans, multiple mountain ranges, even the smallest change in trajectories means weather could land quite a long ways away. And also because of all the variations in land masses, we have microclimates. What's going on in one spot, might well be very different only a few miles away. I've been too snowed in to safely drive at times when only a few miles away the roads were bare and wet. All of which to say... the rest of the tale is in this week's newsletter: 2016-10-20 - Great Expectations!