Snow Event: March 31, 2012
Day Date Year Closings Amount Road Amount Type Note
Saturday March 31 2012 xxx **00.50" 00.00" Sn BEST ESTIMATE: (out of town) Weak system brought light precip to region late friday night. Radar indicates that precip moved in by 11PM Friday and ended by 7AM Saturday. Temperature charts show temperatures falling below 35 degrees between 4AM and 5AM through 8AM or 9AM. Coating of snow on grassy surfaces. Official totals: Catskills up to 3", Woodstock 2", Ulster Park 1.6", Saugerties .5", Rhinebeck/Red Hook .5", Poughkeepsie 0". "Less than an inch" characterized by multiple observers in kingston. Estimate of .5" for Kingston, with higer amounts across higher areas and lower amounts closer to ther river, is a blend of local reports and analyzed temperature grids, and believed to be a best estimate, with actual figures believed to be between 0.3" and 0.75". Worth noting that grass had already begun to grow, so visual observations of snow accumulated on grass would appear greater than reality. Typical light late season snow.
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