People in the Hudson Valley finally getting a break from those frigid temperatures Saturday. Orange County residents came out to the Thomas Bull Memorial Park in droves to go sledding and tubing. As our Eva McKend reports, with temperatures hovering around 50, people were not going to miss their chance to get outside.
MONTGOMERY, N.Y. - UPS worker Glen Swiney has had to work in every snow storm this winter but Saturday, he had the chance to enjoy the warmer weather with his 4-year-old daughter Nyla.
"It's a big change of pace from the last couple of weeks," said Swiney.
Kids lined up at Orange County's Thomas Bull Memorial Park, eager for their chance to slide down the hill.
For some, it was a family affair.
"We are feeling great, you know we don't get out to do this much. I work in the city a lot so whenever I get home to spend time with my family, especially in the winter, we try to do a lot of snow sledding, said Walden father Scott Rizzo.
With the temperature finally getting warmer, parents say now they feel comfortable taking their kids out to play in the snow.
"The girls are a little young to come out when it's really cold outside, when it's negative degrees so, we decided this was a perfect day to try sledding for the first time," said a Montgomery dad.
"It's been the worst winter in a long time. The girls finally get to go outside. It's above 30 degrees and we're having fun, said Rachel Masella, a Pine Bush mom.
With another potential snow storm on the horizon, some are looking forward to the snow but not the cold that comes with it. They say they'll savor and enjoy ever warm winter day they can get.