BOSTON (CBS/AP) – Winter is hiding across the nook.
Many residents of northern New England bought an early style of winter with a blanket of snow on Saturday.
It was the primary widespread, important snowfall of the season within the area, and the heavy, moist snow induced some energy outages, stated Derek Schroeter, meteorologist from the Nationwide Climate Service in Grey, Maine.
WBZ-TV’s Government Climate Producer Terry Eliasen tweeted out Saturday morning that Easton, N.H., bought a whole lot of snow:
Easton NH this morning. Simply north of Woodstock. pic.twitter.com/vArOMT2gu8
— Terry Eliasen (@TerryWBZ) October 17, 2020
On Saturday afternoon, the Mount Washington Observatory shared a Twitter video of snow protecting Mount Washington, which is a part of the White Mountains in N.H.:
Winter has arrived at Mount Washington! Loads of snow and ice coated the mountain all through as we speak.#winter #snow #ice #winterweather #winterishere #mountainweather #mountwashington #mwobs #mountwashingtonobservatory pic.twitter.com/ajxav7wyTZ
— MWObservatory (@MWObs) October 17, 2020
There was sufficient snow Saturday in Jefferson, N.H. — about 7 inches (18 centimeters) — to delay the opening of Santa’s Village, an amusement park, till the snow was cleared away. A half foot (15 centimeters) of snow was recorded north of Jackman, Maine, and eight inches (20 centimeters) of snow fell in Colebrook, N.H. Snow additionally blanketed elements of the Inexperienced Mountains of Vermont.
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