Could Snow Hurt Local Farms and Crops?
Monday’s Snowfall Impacts Thousands Across the Area
LOWMAN (WENY) -- Monday's snow did a lot of damage to branches and powerlines, knocking out electricity for thousands.
We also looked into the impact the snowstorm could have on local farms and crops.
Ashur Terwilliger with the Farmers Bureau says the cold weather is more dangerous to apples, cherries and other fruits than the actual snow. Terwilliger is most worried about the cherries because many of those trees have started blooming, and the cold has already damaged a lot of buds. He says the flakes we got overnight could actually be a good thing.