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.

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Grey Day after the Rains

Unlike yesterday's start, of heavy rains, today is cool, grey, and generally pleasant.

The biggest benefits are soils that aren't fine dry dust, and a brook that has FLOW! of Water! magnificent!

This morning is a sign and timberwork day here at the Lodge!

Trailhead Conditions at Cascading Waters at 8:00 a.m. (elev. 630'):

Temperature is 54.5 degrees F and steady;
Humidity is 74% and steady;
Pressure is 29.94" of Hg and steady;
Skies are grey;
The air and leaves are moving quite a bit, but the higest recorded windspeed in the observation period was 1.0 mph;
The Cascades Brook has flow!!!
The Cascades has a little water!!!
The USFS Fire Danger Class is LOW.

National Weather Service Forecast:

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.
Northeast wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.