There's no snow here.
South-central Alaska is about three to four weeks behind on snow. There should be five or six inches on the ground, but October was unusually warm - some 10 to 15 degrees above normal - and has gotten a lot of rain, instead.
So as we approach sled-dog racing season, area mushers are concerned. Here's a video on how some are dealing with it. (Sorry, but it can't be embedded here.)