Tag: drought

Weekend Waterview: Steam Fog and Chair Sitting with Dogs

Happy Sunday! Here’s a little weekend waterview from Lake Norman. . . Steam fog is a common sight this time of year when the cooler air collides with the warmer water. It lends a mysterious and almost spooky quality. . . Especially when the sunlight highlights the spiderwebs that are otherwise invisible . . .…

Weekend Waterview: Hazy, Smoky, Windy & Dry

Happy Weekend! Here’s a little waterview along with some fall foliage. . .much prettier when there is water in the pond! Our views have been hazy and smoky this week from the 16 wildfires burning in North Carolina. We have a Code Orange air quality alert today with smoke and wind advisories with gusts up to 35 mph.…

Weekend Waterview: Spooky Steam Fog and Sweating Weather

We enjoyed some cool crisp early morning temperatures earlier this week, producing steam fog rising from the warm water of the lake. Almost a little spooky and mysterious on the cusp of Halloween. Even spookier and a little scary are our drought conditions and disappearing water on the lake. And eerie in contrast to the flooding in the eastern part of the…