Global warming can bring heavy snow, light snow or no snow.
Used to be, New England winters were big snow years or low snow years — but never no snow years. The New England skier was not raised to consider snow an unreliable occurrence.
But after a winter with little more than trace amounts of snow, which followed a winter of record snowfalls, it is hard to have clear expectations as ski season begins.
Just like it was in 1932
Lewiston Daily Sun – Jan 3, 1942No Snow At Lake Placid, Ski Slate Shortened . of snow which already had . cancelled one event of the 21 1st Annual Invitation College Ski Com petition …
Milwaukee Journal – Jan 7, 1950But the winter resort own er Is not easily discouraged. It takes more than … And this was the report from Lake Placid Thursday. snow Spirits low. Every thing else …
Star-News – Feb 1, 1980OLYMPICS — Things could be better in Lake Placid. for the upcoming Winter Olympics and ABC-TV. There’s snow, but not enough of it. …
How It Was In Lake Placid 1932 . Times-News
… ; FROM PUNXSUTAWNEY TO LAKE PLACID,… Boston Globe (Pay-Per-View)
Lake Placid Ready Despite Olympic-Size… New York Times ($3.95)
Bryan Times – Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Schenectady Gazette – Jan 4, 1983LAKE PLACID lack of snow and last week’s mild weather forced the state … area, but the officials said cove age at the top of the course was not adequate .