First Snowstorm of Season Hits Brentwood

Blake Tilley builds the first stage of a snowman as his son Eli follows along with a handful of leaves he found under the snow on the playground at Mark Twain Elementary School on Sunday afternoon. Eli and his brother Quinn helped their dad build a snowman and sledded on the hill on the west side of the school. (Photo by Steve Bowman).

Winter won’t begin until Dec. 21 but Brentwood received its first snow accumulation of the season on Sunday, Nov. 16. About two inches of snow fell from the late morning until about 6 p.m. Temperatures were in the 30s during the day and are expected to be in the upper 20s on Monday and Tuesday.

Blake Tilley and his son Eli try out the hill that leads down to the playground from the west side of Mark Twain Elementary School. “If it were just a few degrees cooler the sledding would be perfect,” said Blake. (Photo by Steve Bowman)
Quinn Tilley takes his turn on the sled. (Photo by Steve Bowman)
The snow can’t hide the fall color of leaves on a tree in Broughton Park on Sunday. (Photo by Steve Bowman)
The combination of fall and winter is seen on this tree in Broughton Park. (Photo by Steve Bowman)
The basketball net fills with snow at a house on Mary Avenue. (Photo by Steve Bowman)

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