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Snow in Big Bend

At the end of 2020 I spent some time out in Big Bend National Park. I have been on several trips to the park in December and every time is different in weather and conditions.   It could be 80F degrees. It could be 5F degrees and snow. One really never knows. It means you have to be prepared for anything regardless what the weatherman says.   When I left for the park the call was for warm weather, maybe a few clouds and a full moon. We had several days of warm weather but at the end of the week a front moved much farther south than expected. I went to bed one night under thick overcast and rainy skies with the temp falling rapidly. I wondered if I would wake up to snow.......   On December 31st, the last day of the year I was out the tent by 0500 to only see rain. It was just too warm on the desert floor for snow. I began a drive up towards the Chisos. As I got to higher elevation I encounterd snow flakes, then snow sticking and finally up by the Chisos almost a foot of fresh

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