Snow and cold on April 8

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 8 April 2016 at 12:00 am

GAINES – This barn, with a patriotic theme, stands out in the cold late this morning on Crandall Road in Gaines.

Orleans County residents endured more snow and cold today, especially in the morning. April has got off to a cold start, keeping Little Leaguers off the ball fields and gardeners from yard work.

The cold spell will continue with a highs of 31 on Saturday, 37 on Sunday, 49 on Monday, 44 on Tuesday, and 44 on Wednesday. The low temperatures on those days could drop below freezing. This weekend brings a chance for a wintry mix of snow showers, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.

A lone tree stands by Crandall Road during today’s wintry blast.