||Strong low pressure moved into the Great Lakes on the morning of the 12th. Meanwhile, a secondary area of low pressure developed off the Delmarva pennisula during the afternoon of the 12th. Both systems eventually moved into the Gulf of Maine during the early morning hours of the 13th.|Precipitation was a wintry mix of heavy wet snow, sleet and rain with the most persistent snows in the higher elevations and during the hours after sunset with the loss of solar insolation. Snowfall totals in the higher elevations of Vermont were generally 6 to 10 inches with lower amounts within the valley floors. The heavy wet nature of the snow caused very treacherous road conditions during the evening commute as well as some downed tree limbs and power lines.|Some specific snowfall totals included; 5 inches in South Lincoln (Addison county), East Haven (Essex county), Morrisville (Lamoille county), Craftsbury (Orleans county), Montpelier (Washington county) and Cavendish (Windsor county)... 6 inches in Guidhall (Essex county), Chelsea (Orange county), Morgan (Orleans county), Marshfield (Washington county and Plymouth (Windsor county)...7 inches in St. Johnsbury (Caledonia county), Stowe (Lamoille county), Strafford (Orange county), East Albany (Orleans county), Pittsfield (Rutland county) and Bethel (Windsor county)...8 inches in Wheelock (Caledonia county), Corinth (Orange county) and Worcester (Washington county)...9 inches in Walden (Caledonia county), Randolph (Orange county), Northfield (Washington county) and Andover (Windsor county) with 10 inches in Jay (Orleans county), Brandon (Rutland county) and Rochester (Windsor county) and 12 inches in Eden (Lamoille county).