Storm dumps snow on the Poconos

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Representatives from Blue Mountain Ski Resort sent the photos in to Action News.

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Trees can be seen with a coating of white.

On the north side of the Lehigh Tunnel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Chad Pradelli reported seeing snow covering trees and rooftops. It was a wet snow, mixed with rain that was coming down late this afternoon.

There didn't appear to be any problem on the roads during the evening rush hour.

It is highly unusual for snow to hit the Poconos at this time of the month, but snow is occasionally seen by Halloween.

For example, a freak snowstorm hit that region on October 28th of last year, dumping more than a foot of snow.

Meanwhile, officials at the National Weather Service in State College say as much as two inches has fallen in parts of northern Pennsylvania by mid-afternoon Thursday.

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