Saturday, May 23, 2015

Lion Eyes: Snowing in State College

I'm Dreamin' of a White ... Homecoming?!

Lion Eyes: Snowing in State College

     I'm dreamin' of a white ... Homecoming??

     The National Weather Service in State College reported the earliest snowfall in recorded history, measuring four-tenths of an inch of snow shortly after noon today. But that's just the preliminary.

     The weather service said two storms -- one tonight, and one tomorrow night into Saturday -- will send rain and snow into Centre County. By Saturday morning, snow accumulations will range from two inches in the valleys to six inches along the ridges to 10 inches at the highest elevations.

     For Saturday's game between Penn State and Minnesota, temperatures should be in the mid 30s with rain and snow showers, not exactly the ideal way to celebrate Homecoming. Just think, only 71 days until Christmas.

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 20 years, covering college sports, golf and the Penn Relays.

Joining Joe this season will be John Stuetz, an intern for The Inquirer and senior at Penn State majoring in print journalism and marketing. This is John's third season covering the Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A native of Glenside, Montgomery County, John graduated from Cheltenham High School.

For Joe, this will be his fifth season on the paper's Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976 to 1984.

Reach Joe at jjuliano@phillynews.com.

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