On Friday, March 18, the snow was heavy and wet; Mt. Shasta remained cloistered beneath the clouds. But for a brief moment, just before sunset, Black Butte caught a ray of sunshine, reminding us that even though equinox is just days away, winter's beauty surrounds us.

On Friday, March 18, the snow was heavy and wet; Mt. Shasta remained cloistered beneath the clouds. But for a brief moment, just before sunset, Black Butte caught a ray of sunshine, reminding us that even though equinox is just days away, winter's beauty surrounds us.


Spring will officially begin on Sunday, March 20. According the National Weather Service, three to seven inches of snow are expected to fall in Mount Shasta that day, with an additional one to three inches possible overnight.


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