Northern Maine Sees First Snowflakes of Season
OK...OK...that photo is a bit of an exaggeration...BUT...Winter is coming...November 8, 2017 was not only Election Day it was also the first snowfall in northern Maine this season.
According to the Associated Press the National Weather Service in Caribou says the first snowflakes were observed in the Aroostook County city on Tuesday. The weather service says the snow fell in the afternoon.
It's officially reporting Tuesday's snowfall as "a trace" for the day. Caribou is typically one of the snowiest places in the Northeast. Last winter, the city set a record with 132 straight days with a foot of snow on the ground according to AP.