By Mark Memmott
Hang on you hearty New Englanders and northern New Yorkers. Sure, you got buried by a foot or more of snow last night. But temperatures are supposed to be in the 70s by the weekend -- so this just may be the last blast of winter weather that folks in upstate New York, northern Vermont and New Hampshire get for a while.
Our friend Martha Foley at North Country Public Radio reports that there could even be rain across much of the region later today, which would wash away at least some of the snow:
Brian Mann, also of North Country Public Radio, filed this shorter report on the spring snow for NPR's newcast: