We are under a winter storm advisory that has a nasty description for us in it. We have had a lot of weather lately with small breaks in between storms. The wind has blown, so not much snow accumulation for us.
We broke down and baked cookies the night before last, so we had to run the generator last night. If we hadn't splurged on power, we could have gone at least a day or two more before running the generator. I'm going to start looking for a stove that has pilots. I don't like not being able to boil water in the morning for tea, if we are out of power, without starting the generator first. I like my morning time.....
334 AM MST SUN DEC 4 2011
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
11 AM MST MONDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 AM MST MONDAY.
* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON...THEN BECOME HEAVY AT
TIMES TONIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DIMINISH BY MIDDAY
* ACCUMULATION/WIND...5 TO 10 INCHES
* IMPACTS...EXPECT POOR VISIBILITIES AS WELL AS ICY AND SNOW
PACKED ROADS. COLD TEMPERATURES WILL BARELY GET INTO THE
EXPECT DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS AS ROADS WILL BECOME
SNOWPACKED WITH POOR VISIBILITIES. THIS WILL RESULT IN POOR
DRIVING CONDITIONS AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES. MOTORISTS SHOULD
BE ESPECIALLY ALERT FOR ICY CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.
PEDESTRIANS SHOULD USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN WALKING ABOUT.