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March 24, 2010

April nears and we're still melting

We've got flowers, and buds and bugs. The sidewalk tables are set again, and it sure feels like winter is over. But the snows of February (and December) are still with us, here and there, at least Snow pile, BWI, March 24, 2010where they were plowed and dumped into huge piles.

Here's one of them. The photo was taken Tuesday afternoon out at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, and sent to me Wednesday by alert reader Jonathan Dean. Looks like the snow had been plowed off the adjacent garage. Dean said:

"There are still a couple of large snow piles remaining here at BWI ... including this one behind the airport's hourly garage.

"There's also a pile of ugly, dirty snow remaining on the airfield, on the helipad alongside the general aviation runway 15L-33R. We pushed a large pile of snow there during the storms, and it continues to melt away."

Posted by Frank Roylance at 11:35 AM | | Comments (2)
Categories: Cool pictures


I commute to DC via the West Baltimore MARC station. At the end of the interstate piece of MD-40 near the train station, there is a particularly noxious pile of "snow". With the recent warm temperatures it looks like some kind of arctic take on a post-apocolyptic wasteland. I'll try and remember to bring my camera tomorrow and take pictures.

FR: All snow remnant photos are welcome. Looking for the last gasp of winter.

Every Friday I eat lunch at this lot in Lancaster PA. they piled the snow from the shopping plaza and the city streets in this location. I have taken a photo every week since Feb 19th. I am making a slide show showing the shrinking pile. It is in a shaded area so I am guessing it will be there until May.

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