Even More Snow and Ice!

It’s been a good year for snow. Not that we’ve really had any significant accumulation but its better than nothing! Yesterday, it snowed for a little bit but turned to freezing rain earlier than expected. This resulted in an accumulation of ice on top of the snow. And then it snowed a bit more this morning. Luckily, this combination of snow and ice wasn’t too bad. Most surfaces hadn’t really been cleared of snow yesterday and luckily were not slippery today!

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Winter in Shenandoah National Park

After consulting Astrospheric, we decided to head to Shenandoah National Park to see the Jupiter and Saturn conjunction that is currently taking place. Tomorrow is supposed to be the closest that they will appear in the sky but tonight’s forecast was more favorable. Also, today is the first day that any of Skyline Drive, the road through the park, was open after the storm a few days ago. We were hoping to see some snow!

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Snow in Maryland and West Virginia

The nor’easter yesterday blanketed western Maryland with snow. There wasn’t a huge amount of snow on the ground in the places we visited but it was still quite beautiful!

We were originally planning on driving to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia but Skyline Drive, the road through the park, was closed due to snow. We decided to visit some places in Maryland while waiting to see if any parts of Skyline Drive would open. Ultimately, none did.

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