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White white white

That ‘s what I awoke to-a world of everything covered in white, with big fat flakes of snow falling so fast that wiping off the car was a game of catch-up. I only had a few minutes to brush off the four inches and get to work. That proved to be an exercise in cooperation as intersections with lights were turned into four-way stops. The snow was so heavy that it knocked the power out. The weather people are calling for only  5 more centimetres. originally the forecast was for another 20 centimeters.

You had to see it. It is melting already and I have no pictures.


6 responses

  1. sandy

    I can imagine! We have had a very mild year, but am familiar with spring snow. One good thing about it — it is good for making snow people.

    April 5, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    • thanks for commenting. yes, good to get the moisture but so heavy that a lot of branches have broken off. if I can get photos I will.Jane

      …don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.” Cherokee proverb https://janechese.wordpress.com

      April 5, 2012 at 2:58 pm

  2. I’d prefer not to get snow after winter is officially over, but photos of flowers with snows on them can be quite striking.

    April 5, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    • Yes, I agree, but that is part of being in Alberta. We can get snow in August, though it is rare.. Wait til you see my mountain shots-lots of snow at the higher elevations 🙂

      April 9, 2012 at 8:19 am

  3. Wow this sounds like the storm we had back east here in Pa in October. 14 inches in about 6-8 hours. It was coming down fast and furious!

    April 6, 2012 at 9:44 am

    • too bad I had to get to work, otherwise i would have stopped and taken some pictures-but yes a good April Fool’s storm

      April 9, 2012 at 8:16 am

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