The first day of spring, Saturday March 20, 2010, wasn't looking so spring-like. About five inches of snow fell in the Lawrence area, leaving a white blanket on everything in sight.
Bicycles sat unused Saturday, March 20, 2010 under about 5 inches of snow outside Gertrude Sellars Pearson Residence Hall at KU.
Ice-covered cows gobbled up corn on March 20, 2010, the first day of spring. The cows, owned by Barney Tabbert, have experienced about five inches of snow in the past half-day.
Barney Tabbert, 77, fed cattle Saturday, March 20, about five miles south of Oskaloosa. The first day of spring wasn't very spring-like after about 5 inches of snow.
Jay Toelkes, who lives at 800 Ohio, was doing what many Lawrence residents were doing on the first day of Spring, Saturday March 20, 2010: Scraping snow and ice from his vehicle. Lawrence received about five inches of snow accumulation overnight Friday and in the morning Saturday.
Cars drive up and down a slushy Mass Street on Saturday, March 20, 2010.
Lawrence resident Kathe Alkoudsi shovels the snow from in front of her Mass Street house on Saturday, March 20, 2010. Alkoudsi said she has fallen five times this year while shoveling snow, but only hurt her pride.
Billy McGrath, Lawrence, helps his daughter, Josephine, 4, try to slide down the Campanile Hill while Katie and Finn McGrath look on on Saturday, March 20, 2010.