Tis a bit cloudier today, but we're still enjoying a dry morning. It sounds like the chance for storms and showers won't increase until later today and continue through tomorrow. Either way, what precipitation we've garnered continues to be underwhelming. We only tallied 0.05" yesterday. Thursday's high temperature came very close to our current high for 2017, reaching 71.5 degrees. Our low was mild otherwise, bottoming out at 57. It's comfortably hovering in the mid 60's currently.
The grand attention grabber yesterday was the fabulous double rainbow that appeared during the backside of dinner service. This time of year, as showers cut in and out through late afternoon and early evening, the chances of catching a rainbow over High Top are pretty good. Last night was no exception to the rule. It was vivid in color, and lasted quite a long time compared to most we witness up top. What made this one particularly unique was that it could actually be seen touching down in the woods just below Basin Spring. Curiosity led me down Trillium in search of the desirable pot of gold, or even to see if the greatest spring water in the world had been transformed into some sparkling liquid gold. Unfortunately, no so such luck, but it was still a wonderful sight for guests and crew to behold. If you're staying with this summer, maybe you'll encounter such a sight, a great reward for those folks who have to endure hiking up in the rain.
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