Photo Thursday: Strange Weather in Paris

When in Paris this fall, the weather was cool and cloudy as we settled in for lunch – so cool and cloudy that even I wasn’t tempted to grab an outdoor table. Instead we choose a cozy spot indoors along a window where I could see the outdoor tables.

This turned out to be a good choice, as we were able to observe weather that was quite uncharacteristic of Paris.

As we watched, large clouds formed and raced around above the rooftops, the wind suddenly started to howl, and the skies opened up. Dainty little hailstones poured down like rain. In a few moments the sidewalks (and outdoor café tables) were white with hail.

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