After a quiet winter in terms of snowfall, the first weekend of spring brought for many the biggest snowfall of the year. How much did we get throughout the region?

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One thing you can count on in Upstate New York is the weather will never do what you expect it to. Case in point: all winter it was mild and rainy, and snowfall was well below average in the area. Fast forward to the first weekend of spring, and what do ya know - old man winter finally decides to show up in a big way!


Going into the weekend, the local forecast was calling for some big snowfall totals but mostly at higher elevations in the Adirondacks. For most of us in the Capital Region, this was going to be a minor annoyance with a few inches of snow with some slush and rain mixed in, no big deal!

Well, that changed quickly today with heavier bands of snow passing through the Capital Region - see some of the big snowfall totals below!

Upstate NY & Capital Region Snowfall Totals March 23, 2024

After a fairly quiet winter, the first weekend of spring 2024 brought some big snowfall totals to Upstate New York and the Capital Region! Here are snowfall totals for Saturday, March 23, 2024 from around the area from local spotters via the National Weather Service.

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The Capital Region's Worst Roads To Drive In The Snow

Driving in the Capital Region can be a chore in the warmer months. But during the winter, there are some roads local drivers would rather avoid. That applies when the snow falls and in some cases when our wintertime nemesis, pool-sized potholes, begin reproducing like rabbits! Here are the worst Capital Region roads to navigate while driving in the snow according to YOU.

Gallery Credit: Matty Jeff

Albany's Top 10 Snowiest Winters Of All Time [RANKED]

How much snow would it actually take to make it an all-time winter when it comes to big snowfall total for the season? In the average winter, the National Weather Service (NWS) says we get 59.2 inches of snow in Albany. Here is the top 10 list of the snowiest Albany winters on record.

Gallery Credit: Matty Jeff

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