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October 21, 2009
Winter approaching
Snow has begun falling in the northern climates, signaling the approach of winter. Here's a look at some of the snow images from this month. (15 images)

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A man looks out from the window of a building during the snow storm at Jizerka in the Jizera Mountains, about 100 km north of Prague, Czech Republic, on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Snow fell down in many mountainous parts of the country. AP / Radek Petrasek

A woman makes her way over the snowy tracks left by pedestrians in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, Oct. 12. Snow fell Monday across St. Petersburg, while temperatures reached 1 Celsius (34 Fahrenheit). AP / Dmitry Lovetsky

Russian men take a photograph of falling snow near a fountain in St. Petersburg on October 12. The city's first snow fell but quickly melted away as temperatures remain above freezing. AFP / Getty Images / Sergei Konkov

People head towards the old restaurant covered with ice and snow on the Saentis mountain, 2502 meters above sea level, in Switzerland, Wednesday, Oct. 14. AP / Ennio Leanza

Vehicles at Auto Express Suzuki in Greene Township, Pa., are covered with an inch or more of snow Friday, Oct. 16, after an overnight snowfall. Erie Times-News / Rob Engelhardt

Snow flakes coat pumpkins on a wagon at Hanson's Farm during an early fall snowfall in Framingham, Mass., Friday, Oct. 16. AP / Bill Sikes

Sarajevans make their way through streets blocked by fallen trees and branches in downtown Sarajevo,Tuesday, Oct. 13. Heavy snowfall knocked out power in the Bosnian capital, leaving thousands of households in the dark. Heavy snow is not unusual for mountainous Bosnia but this year it came early. Trees have not yet lost their leaves and cause branches to break under heavy snow and fall on power lines and roads.AP / Hidajet Delic

An unidentified woman walks her dog as early snow falls in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Oct. 10. Several inches of snow accumulated in Omaha. AP / Nati Harnik

Marion Gill, of Claysville, Pa., takes pictures of snow in Tobyhanna State Park in Tobyhanna, Pa., on Thursday, Oct. 15. An early snow storm left parts of the Poconos with five inches of snow. Pocono Record / David Kidwell

Berries are seen covered in light snow Thursday Oct. 8, in Edmonton. Edmonton Sun / Tom Braid

Randy Gettig, of Bellefonte, Pa., shovels snow off of the bleacher seats in Beaver Stadium before Minnesota plays Penn State in an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., Saturday, Oct. 17. AP / Carolyn Kaster

Laurence Maroney (39) of the New England Patriots runs the ball in for a touchdown as Jason McCourty (30) of the Tennessee Titans defends on Oct. 18, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. Getty Images / Elsa

Cars lay stranded following heavy snow falls on State Highway 5, north of Te Pohue near Napier, Hawkes Bay, in New Zealand Monday, Oct. 5. A freak snow storm and the bad weather, which is highly irregular at this time of year, has left hundreds of people stranded and unable to return to their homes in New Zealand's central North Island. New Zealand Herald / Paul Taylor

People walk under the first snow in western Ukrainian city of Lviv on Oct. 14. AFP / Getty Images / Yuriy Dyachyshyn

A car stands in the snow covered landscape, Sunday, Oct. 18, in Rehtobel, Switzerland. During the weekend the snow line came down to an altitude of 600 meters or 1,900 feet . AP / Ennio Leanza

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