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Mild Winter Doesn't Mean Drier Winter

This winter has certainly felt mild so far and as a result we have been lacking in the snow department.

According to the National Weather Service, the Binghamton Airport has recorded under 21 inches of snowfall this season, which is 40 inches below our average snowfall amount. With such low snowfall amounts one may think that Binghamton's precipitation levels are well below average as well. But, the National Weather Service says what we've missed in snow, we've made up for with rain so far this winter.

"For the month and the season, the Binghamton area is slightly above average for precipitation. The river levels have gone up a little bit with the recent rains that we've had but for the most part they're right around average, water levels are right around average, normal for this time of year as well," said Brian Tentinger, Meteorologist at the National Weather Service.

As for the next couple of weeks, Tentinger says expect below average temperatures but don't count on a big snow storm.