Winter in Washington County
For nearly a week, TV stations and forecasters told us that a blizzard was on the way. The storm finally arrived early Tuesday bringing heavy snow and treacherous road conditions. Most commuters stayed put on Monday, and schools were closed Tuesday and Wednesday. Arlington received the heaviest snow – 11 inches. Snowfall in Blair measured 8 inches and 5.6 in Fort Calhoun.
Blowing and drifting snow pretty much closed County Road 9 near St. Paul’s ;Lutheran Church Tuesday morning.
Caleb Grefe digs out a stranded motorist (me) out of a snow drift on CR 9 Tuesday morning.
Rick Wulf cleans driveway in Arlington Tuesday.
Russ Brester clears his side walk in Arlington Tuesday.
Morgan Harper makes a run down the hill at Steyer Park on Tuesday.
Zayden Gayer goes airborne Wednesday afternoon in Styer Park. Zayden and his dad Blake enjoyed the sunny afternoon in the park.
Zayden Gayer gets ready to fly over a mound of snow in Styer Park Wednesday. February 3.
An earlier January snowfall lightly covers the Blair Depot in Lions Park.