Saturday, December 22, 2007

Welcome to the first day of winter.

Although much of North America has already had a taste of winter like weather the official start to winter was today at 1:08 am EST. Here in Minnesota we already have 6" or more of snow on the ground, we have seen sub zero temps and wind chills in the -10 range and below. Today is also the shortest day of the year.The sun typically begins to set here between 4:00 to 4:30pm. This makes it really hard to get out and take pics when you have a full time job. The official end to winter will be March 20, 2008 at 0:48AM EST. It looks like this winter will be a long 3 months.

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