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A gorgeous snowfall, just in time for Winter Walk

Northfield seemed to be in the middle of the heaviest snow band from this latest storm. I’m guessing we got 10 inches of the fluffy variety.  Anyone have an accurate total?

Snow piles in downtown Northfield Snow piles in downtown Northfield
It’ll make parking downtown challenging today for holiday shoppers, as to-the-curb removal won’t happen till tonight.  I took these photos shortly after 6 am: Division St. outside GBM and Oolala.

The forecast calls for high temps to be in the teens through next week, perfect for keeping the snow in good condition for Winter Walk 2010 next Thursday, Dec. 9.

Update 4 PM: some additional photos of Division St. between 4th and 5th.

Division St. between 4th and 5th Division St. between 4th and 5th Division St. between 4th and 5th

Thundersnow rocks Northfield

Snowstorm in Wigley's backyardLooking out my window, it’s snowing so hard, I can barely see across Hidden Valley Park.  And in the past ten minutes or so, there’s been lightning followed by claps of thunder within 15-30 seconds.  Thundersnow! Looking at the Weather Underground radar for Northfield, there’s an even heavier band of snow heading our way. Here’s an animated screen capture from 12:31 to 12:52. Cool!

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