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Snow comes to Somerset County, warmer weather to return Thursday

Jacob Tierney
| Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

Somerset County saw the region's first snowfall of the year Sunday night, but it's too early to grab your skis.

The unseasonably warm weather that has characterized autumn so far is expected to return this week, according to the National Weather Service .

Both Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort shared pictures on Twitter of the snowfall that began shortly after 8 p.m., according to PennLive .

Neither resort has announced an opening date.

The resorts got their first snow about a week earlier last year, on Oct. 22, PennLive reported.

The Pittsburgh region could see its first snowfall of the year on Wednesday, mixed with rain, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures in the region have varied widely over the last few days, from a high of 71 on Friday to a low of 36 on Sunday. The chill is expected to stick around through Wednesday, with highs in the upper 40s and lows in the mid 30s.

Highs are projected to reach the low 60s Thursday and Friday. The warmer temperatures will be accompanied by more rain, according to the forecast.

Some parts of the country were battered by wintery weather overnight.

Parts of Maryland got the state's first snow of the season Sunday, the Baltimore Sun reported.

Snow and cold weather in North Carolina closed and delayed some schools and left about 5,000 customers without power Monday morning, according to the Associated Press.

Wild winds and flash flooding in Northern New England left 700,000 without power and closed hundreds of schools Monday morning, the Associated Press reported.

Jacob Tierney is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-6646, jtierney@tribweb.com or via Twitter @Soolseem.

Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Snow blankets the slopes at Hidden Valley Resort in Somerset County Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Hidden Valley Resort
Snow blankets the slopes at Hidden Valley Resort in Somerset County Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
Dan Speicher | Tribune-Review
Snow began to fall overnight at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, leaving a coating across the top of the mountain, on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.
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