Here are a few social media highlights of this weekend’s wild weather and skies worldwide, including some beautiful shots of the February Snow Moon.
Snow moon or Full Snow moon is a traditional name for the full moon that occurs in February in North America. Usually this month is a time for snow and cold air temperatures, and this is the reason for the name snow moon. Storm moon, hunger moon, Little Famine moon, and Full Bony moon are other traditional names for this particular full moon.
Snowfall now exists in 49 of the 50 states in the USA.
Absolutely gorgeous view from a plane with Northern Lights.
A strong low off the east coast brought major snowfall to numerous states, already buried from the week’s previous storms.
People in Maine are learning to cope, sometimes just with a sense of humor.
A twitterdata search shows how many people are tweeting about snow in the past few days.
This image from Indiancountry reminds me of Robert Frosts’ “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” poem.
…and so does this one. Canadian Snow Moon from Owen Sound.
The UK continued to get battered from this giant storm, but in some areas the sun is now shining, showing the damage inflicted on the coast.
Wild flooding pictures were posted all over social media.
Still others in the UK took advantage of the storm totals to go skiing. Well, sort of. They have to dig out the chairlift first.
VENICE FREEZE: Image from David Icke’s website shows canals froze over in Venice.
RUSSIAN MOON: Courtesy of Sochi Olympics, which run until February 23rd.
JAPAN SNOW: Another strong low brought more snow to Japan over the weekend. Some parts of Japan have seen as much as 45 inches of snow in a week.
Gifu, Japan aerial shot.
Snow Moon rises over Tokyo.
Unfortunately for some of us, our views of this beautiful moon have been obscured.
That gorgeous snowy-faced dog in the header is RadChick’s baby, who is 6 today. Here’s to many more walks in the snowy woods ~ Happy Birthday Kobe! XXOO