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Christmas snow just a dusting, but more on the way

Those dreaming of a white Christmas may have been disappointed by Tuesday’s light and brief dusting, but much more snow could soon be on the way.

On Christmas morning, a few flakes clung to grassy areas and cars, but rain washed most of it away quickly, said Charlie Foley, meteorologist with the National Weather Service station in Taunton. Much of the state saw an inch or less of snow, which doesn’t exactly meet the criteria of a white Christmas, a phenomenon defined by the Weather Service as an inch or more on the ground.

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