The U.S. National Weather Service issued a Winter Storm Warning on Sunday, December 10 for Burlington, Vermont and the surrounding region warning of heavy snow.
As reported by Burlington Free Press, the NWS’s snow prediction proved true when as much as 18 inches of snow fell across parts of Vermont on December 10 and 11. The snow resulted in snarled traffic and schools and businesses being closed or delaying their openings through December 13.
Heavy wet snow brought down power lines leaving thousands of people in the region without power, reported WCAX. Caledonia and Chittenden counties were hit hard, although within those counties, and across the wider region, snowfall totals varied widely.
The Burlington Free Press reports, more than nine inches of snow were recorded as falling at Little River State Park, and nearly eight and a half inches fell in Greensboro. Woodbury and Brownington both received more than seven inches of snow, and Island Pond, East Barre, Bakersfield, Jerrico, East Craftsbury, Eden, Hardwick, South Lincoln, Warren, and Wolcott all reported getting more than six inches of snow.