Some of us are getting a few inches of snow today. And as we get into the winter weather season in Maine, many of you turn into weather watchers.

It's a fun way to get through winter as well as sharing snowfall amounts in your area with the rest of Maine.

The folks at the National Weather Service in Gray love getting the data too! Here's the proper way to measure the snow in your front yard.

There are six steps you need to take for accurate snow measuring.

  • Supplies
  • Planning
  • Set-Up
  • Measuring
  • When Snow Stops
  • Reporting

 

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Here are the projected snowfall amounts for this Sunday storm.