After last weeks summer revival, Monday has started off like winter; icy windshields, more water in the Laguna de Santa Rosa from the last mini rain episode and cows making their rounds through the steam shrouded wetlands.  Now all we need is about four inches of rain to bring everything back to normal.

Cowabunga.

The Laguna de Santa Rosa contains more water after last weeks rainfall, creating steam fog, Monday Nov. 25, 2013. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2013

With the air temperature at 31 degrees, cows create steam as they exhale, Monday Nov. 25, 2013 at the Laguna. (Kent Porter / Press Democrat) 2013

-Kent Porter