St. Patrick’s Day snow puts totals at over twice the average

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Posted: March 18, 2014

The Winchester Star

The clock tower of the Old Court House Civil War Museum rises above the snowy roofs and chimneys of downtown Winchester during Monday morning’s snowfall. This view is from the top of the George Washington Auto Park. Public schools in Winchester and Frederick and Clarke counties all canceled school Monday. More cold temperatures are forecast for the weekend of March 29, but snow is not expected.
Long icicles hang from the roof of The Brooklyn Chef at Braddock Street and Handley Boulevard in Winchester during Monday morning’s chilly temperatures. While some of the most recent snow is expected to melt today and Wednesday — with the high temperatures for those days expected to approach 40 and 48 degrees, respectively — it could be mostly gone after Thursday, according to meteorologists.

WINCHESTER — Green wasn’t the only color area residents saw copious amounts of for St. Patrick’s Day on Monday after a blanket of heavy snow covered the ground by early morning.

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