While we're on the subject, here's an nice summary of last year's magnificent winter. Click on the link and read the whole thing and check out the photos. I'm more than ready for another one!http://www.intellicast.com/Community/Content.aspx?a=124
"THEN CAME THE NORTHERN WINTER
. In the United States the heavy snow band ran from the Pacific Northwest through the Central Rockies across the Plains and Upper Midwest, Great Lakes into northern New England. The snow was even heavier in southern Canada.
In the Oregon Cascades, the snow was so heavy, roofs were collapsing. In Steamboat Springs, CO, over 100 inches fell in every winter month for the first time ever and set a new record for seasonal snowfall with 450 inches with weeks more to go. Rendevous Bowl which has a 33 year average of 320 inches, had 566 inches as of March 25.
Madison, Wisconsin blew away there all-time snow record 100.4 inches of snowing exceeding their old record by 33%! New seasonal snowfall records were set in Michigan in places like Ann Arbor , in Ohio where Youngstown had well over 100 inches, 52” above normal and for the winter (December through February for Burlington, VT and Concord, NH.
Caribou, Maine as of March 21st set a new record for seasonal snowfall with 184.5 inches. This seasonal snowfall total is the greatest amount ever, since records began in 1939. The previous record of 181.1 inches was set in the 1954-1955 snowfall season.184.5 inches equals 15 feet, four and one-half inches. In southern Canada, cities like Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City have either set all-time records or are about to."