Snow falls—and falls—on the final days of 2012
Snow fell steadily over the region on December 27, and just when everyone had shoveled themselves out, even more snow arrived on December 29.
By Monday, December 31, the sun shone down, icicles flourished, and temperatures at night dropped into the single digits.
The two storms brought slippery road conditions, especially from drifting snow.
The two storms brought over a foot of snow to Castine and Penobscot, slippery road conditions, especially from drifting snow—and some great sledding on the Castine golf course.
The last moon of 2012 sets on the morning of December 31.
Cattails stand tall in a snowy field after the first snowfall