Take a good, long look, because …

A whole lot of snow – along with Whiteface Mountain, the High Peaks and Placid Lake – is seen Wednesday from the deck atop Little Whiteface in Wilmington, but a January thaw is well under way. Rain fell Friday and is expected again Sunday; temperatures should in the 40s today and 50s Sunday.

Typical January weather is expected to return late this week, with a low of 10 below zero Thursday night and a Friday high of 10 above, according to the National Weather Service.