My monster icicle started a number of days ago at the eve of the roof outside the kennel door and eventually reached the ground (pictured). I measured it today. At 6' 6" it is a foot taller than I am. I have found myself greeting it like a person.
Snow has virtually buried the 24-inch ex-pen panels I'd strung around the front porch for puppy Seiko. And here's what Kasi thinks of the weather.