Clear and sunny, warm in the sun, but cold in the shadows. Breezy with a high of 53F.
Monthly Archives: April 2022
Daily Catskills: 04/28/22
Mostly clear skies with strong, frigid winds and a high of 48F. Burn ban in effect until May 14th due to low humidity and dry landscape.
Daily Catskills: 04/27/22
A gloomy morning, rainy and dull, warming up to a high of 43F. Late afternoon snow and later, some hail, does nothing to deter Spring.
Daily Catskills: 04/26/22
Humid, rainy with dense, foggy clouds and a high of 57F.
Daily Catskills: 04/25/22
Sunny and warm with gauzy cloud and a high of 66F. Foraging continues with young wild greens like ramps, sorrel and plantain are appearing.
Daily Catskills: 04/24/22
A Spring scorcher: a high of 84F.
Daily Catskills: 04/23/22
Another warm day, and bright despite rippling cloud cover. A high of 61F.
Daily Catskills: 04/22/22
Sunny and warm with a high of 57F. The farm’s army of 350 heads of garlic survived this week’s 48-hour plunge into winter.
Daily Catskills: 04/21/22
Warmer but still gloomy. Soggy, slushy with a strong winds and a high of 55F.
Daily Catskills: 04/20/22
A dark morning of ominous clouds gives way to some afternoon sun and higher temperatures, causing thick, wet snow to drip, slip and crash from high places. Still gusty with a high of 45F.
Daily Catskills: 04/19/22
Overnight snow storm continues throughout the day with high, bitter winds, swirling grey cloud cover like billowing smoke and a high of 43F.
Daily Catskills: 04/18/22
Overcast with a glimmering sky and a high of 51F. Strong, piercing winds. Winter storm warning for the evening.
Daily Catskills: 04/17/22
Another snow/sun combo and a high of 41F. Warm in the periods of sunshine. Overcast and bitter in the flurries.
Daily Catskills: 04/16/22
Overcast but warm and 56F by mid-morning and a high of 60F. Heavy rain all afternoon, occasionally turning to slushy snow early evening.
Daily Catskills: 04/15/22
Sunny and warm despite substantial cloud clover and a high of 64F. Swathes of budding maple redden the landscape.
Daily Catskills: 04/14/22
Summer in the morning, with a high of 80F and winter in the afternoon with intermittent rain and a low of 50F. A humid and overcast evening. Red buds and yellow leaves spreading over the landscape.
Daily Catskills: 04/13/22
A sharp rise in temperature to a high of 77F. Hot in the sun, humid and bright despite cloud cover that becomes thicker like a fluffy blue milkshake later in the afternoon, bringing some light sprinkles.
Daily Catskills: 04/12/22
More sun! Spring finds its groove with the odd big cloud, but mostly blue skies, a gentle breeze and a high of 64F.
Daily Catskills: 04/11/22
Sunny with scanty cloud, deep blue skies and too gorgeous to remember what the temperature was. Beautiful degrees Fahrenheit. The perfect Spring day to “plant” some mushrooms.
Daily Catskills: 04/10/22
Overcast with rain and sleet for most of the day, with the sun fighting through the snow for a short period at 5pm for a enigmatic mix of sun and snow. A high of 42F. The buds are budding this week.
Daily Catskills: 04/09/22
Intermittent rain and sun. Thick cloud breaking up late afternoon, and a high of 46F.
Daily Catskills: 04/08/22
More rain, humid, with a high of 55F and big, slow clouds. Even the slightest rills are gushing with water. New rivulets and streams are in the making.
Daily Catskills: 04/07/22
All day rain and a high of 50F. Mid-afternoon power cuts, stream flooding, thunder and lightening. Fetching water from the river in saucepans to flush the toilet. Pizza and scrabble by flashlight.
Bill Birns at the Village East in Fleischmanns: Tuesday April 12th 2022 @ 5.30pm
Bills Birns needs no introduction having been a teacher in the Central Catskills area for over 40 years. Read my first interview with him here, the most popular post on the website with 13,000 views and counting on social media. He has very much made an impact.
As a writer and poet, Bill has published several works, his latest being Fleischmanns In Verse, A History and next Tuesday he will read from this works at The Village East Cafe in Fleischmanns, 1109 Main Street, Fleischmanns, NY 12430 on Tuesday April 12th, 2022 at 5.30pm.
All are welcome.
Daily Catskills: 04/06/22
Rainy and overcast. Pretty gloomy and quiet, with a high of 52F.
Daily Catskills: 04/05/22
Mostly sunny with an armada of long clouds, a light breeze and a high of 58F.
Daily Catskills: 04/04/22
Dry with the occasional glimpse of sunshine, an icy wind, and a high of 44F.
Daily Catskills: 04/03/22
Back to the snow: a high of 41F. Snow all morning turning to rain in the afternoon.
Daily Catskills: 04/02/22
A perfect Spring day: a high of 41F but warm in the sun and mostly cloudless skies. Perfect conditions for a hike.
Daily Catskills: 04/01/22
Misty morning after overnight rain. Humid with a high of 53F. Clouds of rain pass over the mountains, occasionally swirling open to reveal some sun. Snow and howling winds going into the evening.