Snowstorm in Barbaresco!

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Sunday we got 16 inches of heavy wet snow. Up until now it has been an unusually mild winter. Monday school was closed and most people stayed home from work. Now it's Tuesday and snowing again.
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Our neighbor trying to get his car out on Monday.
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We will never get used to seeing umbrellas used for snow, though it's the norm here.
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View of Neive from Bricco San Giuliano. The snow is very good for the vines as the water melts slowly into the ground compared to rain which runs off too quickly to be absorbed deeply into the soil.
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