Snow Back in WNY

April 15, 2014 Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 6:14 PM EDT

By WKBW News

April 15, 2014 Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 6:14 PM EDT

COLDEN (WKBW) From temperatures in the high seventies, to at or below freezing. What a difference a single day makes across the southern tier when it comes to Western New York weather.

"I'll take yesterday," John Roebel of North Boston said.

"Yesterday we were out in a tee shirt working. Today we're not," Tom Hurd of West Falls added.

But this winter wonderland that Mother Nature has given Western New York is much more than just a slight inconvenience for those who have to brush their cars off. It's also throwing a major snag into many business plans here in the area.

Dean Weber owns Weber's Landscaping and Garden Center in West Falls, and says he went from mulching and gardening on Monday, to staring at a snow covered pile of topsoil, and that's bad for business.

"Well winter was long and obviously it has delayed our season quite a bit. And now with this it will delay us another week or two. So it puts a hurt on us a little bit," Weber said.

In the Town of Colden, the highway department was out in full force salting and plowing area roads instead of fixing potholes like they normally would this time of year.

"I'm kind of in the spring mode, so I would like to get to cleaning the streets up and start doing our ditching and get ready to fix our roads. So it kind of sets me back a little bit," Highway Superintendent Paul Clarkson said.

Many residents believe the snow will be short-lived, and should be melted by the weekend.

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