There’s a lot of snow on our roof, and it’s beginning to get soft, melty and slidey.
Right now it’s up there solidly, but it either will come down with a thunk or will simply melt away.
I predict that this particular roof glacier will fall rather than melt, but we’ll see. The snowy awning over the door has been trimmed back, eliminating any danger of a sudden snow dump while exiting the house, so it’s fun to watch the progression of the rest of it.
18 thoughts on “Roof Glacier”
A white tsunami just waiting to strike the unsuspecting. I raked my roof this year on the North side to avoid problems. The winds always seem to pile snow up there. Have a great Tuesday Lynette. Allan
Very true, but no one goes down that side of the house at this time of year except the squirrels and ravens. I think that this snow glacier is partially created by wind action, as well. Thanks, Allan. Cheers.
You have the most amazing roof glacier I’ve ever seen!
Isn’t it wild? I don’t think I’ve ever seen it this large before!
Don’t stand beneath it to find out!
Our door is forward of that snow awning (and we have trimmed the snow from there), so all are safe!
Glad to know that’s not above the door. Yikes!
Looks sunny. Good for melting. 🙂
We have been having fantastic weather. The sun is carrying a good bit of power and the exposed snow is starting to melt, but that will take a while as there’s a lot of it. Yes, the entry is safe from unexpected snow dumps! 🙂
We’ve been having huge swings in weather, which isn’t unusual for March here. A couple days of cold with touches of snow, then a couple days of spring-type temps, back and forth. But there’s no denying, spring will arrive soon.
Yes, it will arrive and bring along those soft breezes, warm temperatures, and fresh colours, chasing out the sporadic and chilly March moodiness! Cheers.
Those are always fun to observe. Just not from below. 🙂
Nope, certainly not! We trimmed the snow awning that started above the door, so it’s safe to stand there. 🙂
That does look like a lot of snow on your roof!! Keep us updated on your roof glacier and how it continues to change (and hopefully shrink).
There’s always a lot up there. Somehow the wind sees to it that there’s a huge collection. We have had a lot of sun so it’s melting quickly and may not fall, but I’ll post an update photo later this week. Cheers.
Can’t wait! Hope you’re enjoying the warmer weather. Hopefully it’s here to stay!
Oh Linda, I definitely am! Our temperatures are still minus, but it has been so much warmer and the sun has been great! Cheers.
We had a similar glacier drop on the hood of my car the other day and make a little dent! Be careful!
Thank you very much for the warning! There’s nothing under that snow awning, and we have trimmed the overhang above the door, so we’re reasonably safe, I think. Today it’s really melting fast and little pieces are falling off , so yes, I might be a problem if we had a vehicle parked there. Thanks for your comment. Cheers.