By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 - 1:50 pm
The Delaware County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday afternoon that a county-wide road closure, which was announced early in the morning, would be lifted at 2 p.m.:  The road closure for Delaware County will be lifted at effective 2pm today. Even... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 - 9:10 am
That pink swath over most of the Northeast and Midwest? That's winter storm warnings, issued for a band of snow and sleet that's moving northeastward across the nation. Source: National Weather Service. Skies over the Catskills are dazzling blue, but by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 - 12:48 pm
Water, land and sky: The colors of the Catskills landscape take on a subtle, unearthly beauty in deep winter.  The photo above was shot at the Ashokan Reservoir on Thursday, Jan. 30 by landscape photographer Michael Neil O'Donnell, and shared on Flickr... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 - 1:55 pm
Above: Even in subzero weather, Roxbury looks picture-perfect. Photo taken Wednesday at sunset by Greg Henderson of the Roxbury Motel. Above: It's a nippy 4.1 degrees right now on Belleayre Mountain, but the freshly-groomed corduroy looks pretty inviting... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 29, 2013 - 5:30 pm
Above: A shot of "The Cliff" on Hunter Mountain, taken on March 27 -- in most years, a date when Catskills skiers are already putting their gear back in the attic. Skiing on Easter Sunday? Yes indeed: All four Catskills mountains are open for business... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 29, 2013 - 1:08 pm
Spring is taking its sweet time getting to the Catskills this year. The raw March weather might be taking its toll on fingers and toes, but it's also doing a fine job of preserving the cathedral-like ice formations on Kaaterskill Falls, as photographer... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2013 - 10:47 am
Above: A tractor in Monticello waits patiently for snowmelt. Photo taken March 23 by Catskills Photography; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. It's been officially spring for a week, but nobody seems to have alerted Mother Nature. Much of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 - 10:54 am
Nope, it's not a yellowing photograph exhumed from a family attic: This shot was taken on March 7 by photographer James McCracken, who climbed Slide Mountain with his friend Marshall Rudd.  A late-winter hike along the 6.8 mile loop to the summit of the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013 - 8:21 am
Spring may be due to kick off officially in just a couple of days, but winter isn't done with the Catskills yet. Starting tonight, the National Weather Service warns, we're in for a round of snow and sleet, with accumulations of up to eight inches in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 - 10:30 am
Watch out on the roads tonight, drivers: Winter weather advisories are in effect this evening across the Catskills region, and forecasters are calling for freezing rain changing over to snow overnight. The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a... Read more


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