Cascading Waters can be found at 135 Olean Street on the eastern edge of Worcester's northwest parklands, the Cascades. The Cascades are 350 acres of park and conservation lands along the borders of Worcester, Paxton, and Holden, Massachusetts. Home to countless species of plants and animals, the Cascades are open to passive recreation year-round.

Monday, January 03, 2011

Frozen and Blue

8:10 a.m. conditions at Cascading Waters:

The Cascades are running and ice is re-forming;
The Cascades Brook is down slightly to 5" of flow;
The pressure is at 29.32" of Hg and rising;
The temperature is at 26.1 degrees F and steady;
The humidity is back down to 49% and is steady;
During the observation period the wind was consistently at 2.5 MPH or greater and reached 5.5 MPH;
The USFS Fire Danger Class is NONE;
The skies are blue with wispy high altitude cloud;
The muddy patches of trail are frozen solid.

Cook's Pond is working hard to refreeze after looking like a series of surface puddles on ice yesterday.

Interesting Note: Saturday wasn't just warm, it was record warm. We tied the previous high of 58 degrees F from 1892!

If properly bundled it is a nice day out there.

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