Tell us how you feel about the recent snowstorms that have hit the Winchester region by posting a comment below.
With a couple feet of snow already on the ground in Winchester following the blizzard of 2013 and possibly more coming this weekend, we want to know: Have you had enough snow yet this winter? Are you a fan of winter and loving all the snow? Or are you a warm weather person that wants to see the snow melt as soon as possible? Let us know where you stand by posting a comment in the comments section below.
Three and a half decades ago Winchester was blanketed with more than two feet of snow.
On Feb. 6, 1978, the Winchester area was blanketed with a record 27 inches of snow, with the added bonus of hurricane force winds. The storm began the morning of Feb. 6 and lasted through the following evening. It was a storm that was never really predicted to be so large, and yet from it one good thing came – we learned about emergency preparedness. The snow came down so quickly (at a rate of an inch an hour) thousands of motorists were stranded in snowdrifts as they drove down Rte. 128. Roads throughout the state were impassible and cars were abandoned at every turn. The storm not only caused chaos, it also took more than a dozen lives. For those of us who were old enough to remember, the memories differ. The motorist stuck in his car …