For this post though, I want to show some of the weather related things I found on my travels.
Although I saw many farmers out in their fields, some tried to get a head start and only got bogged down in the muck. Here's a tractor that didn't get too far in the task:
And here's the dozer that tried to pull him out:
The wind was so bad one day, the flags were flying straight and high...
Two days after the super-windy day, I passed one large fire and saw another in the distance.
Road conditions were horrible. Part of the reason was due to flooding. Here is an example of just one of the many roads being eaten away by the force of water.
Numerous road closures and detours popped up everywhere without warning so planned routes had to be changed at the last minute.
And once I had to drive through 5" of water to get across - just like at home over the Easter weekend.
Another reason roads were in deplorable conditions was because of frost upheaval due to the freezing and thawing ground: