Rain hit as I traveled north on I-79. One thing I saw that almost made me wreck my car--a big bobcat making its slinky way across a small patch of grass along the road and into the woods. As long as I have lived here, I have only heard, but never seen one of these cats. Their scream is terrifying, but I did not expect the cat to be so big. Usually nocturnal, the one I saw was out in mid-afternoon--perhaps his resting place had been disturbed by the rain? Of course, there was no way to take a photo because it was raining, I was going fairly fast and a semi was passing me. Darn.
The fog was beautiful but dangerous, so dense it was difficult in places to see the road ahead. But as I crossed the Eastern Continental Divide in Pendleton County, the rain vanished and the roads were clear for the rest of the four-hour drive.