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Fairly large spider, about 2 inches long, grayish in color with darker colored markings.
Found on the side of my house.
Weather when I found it was cold and wet.
It is a wolf spider, though not a Rabidosa species. There are probably three Rabidosa species in your area (R. rabida, R. punctulata and R. hentzi), which you can see on the BugGuide genus page:
My guess would be one of the Gladicosa species:
Spotted on Jan 10, 2013
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013