It is 8:50 a.m. and sprinkling on and off, with occasional breaks in the clouds for sun just to confuse things.
The Cascades Brook is flowing at 5";
The temperature is 52 degrees F;
The pressure is at 28.79" of Hg and steady;
The USFS Fire Danger Class is NONE;
The surfaces show a sheen of wet, and last night left a dew on things to boot.
The National Weather Service calls for rain this morning until 4 p.m. and then occasional showers in the evening.
Still, it is unseasonably warm.
The development project next door continues at full throttle.
When I headed down to Olean this morning I saw a full armada of ducks heading away from the shore in a phalanx formation as if they were the introductory scene from a oscar winning film. The water before them was like glass and the water behind them showed tracks of turbulent disturbance and flow. Quite the image.