Winter, finally

capital hills leap day snow

Capital Hills in Albany, at the back of the old course.

This procrastinating winter got lucky -- if this wasn't a leap year, it would have totally blown the deadline for getting a respectable snowfall in before the end of February.

The official snowfall total for Wednesday was 4 inches (it sounds like a lot places got more than that), a record for the date -- of course, there aren't that many February 29s on record. [NWS]

There's another 4 inches or so in the forecast for Thursday.

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Saint Rose is excited about the snow, too!
http://blogs.strose.edu/snow-day/

I love that photograph! While I always love the photos on AOA, this one really hit the spot today.

I can't say that I welcome the snow, but my snow tires are happy to have something other than clear road... ;) I suppose it had to happen sometime... =D

Beautiful photograph. Thanks AOA.

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