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.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Fresh Coat of Snow Coming Tonight!

There is a fresh coat of snow coming tonight!
Go figure! It is still winter!  

Hiking is tough as the compacted snow path is giving way in places and you "punch through" on the soft spots. Gaiters or snow shoes are still smart options up there.

7:00 am Trailhead Conditions Cascading Waters (elev. 630'):

Temperature is 34.9 degrees F and steady;
Humidity is 79% and steady;
Pressure is 29.41" of Hg and steady;
Open skies with a few clouds;
Cascades Brook is mostly open and running in both channels;
The Cascades are slowly breaking open in places, but are largely covered;
The USFS Fire Danger Class is NONE! 

National Weather Service Forecast:

A chance of rain showers before 5pm, then a chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

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