Ashley Baer/Auburn Journal Jessica, 8, sticks out her tongue as she tries to catch snowflakes. Ebbing between thick flakes and wet sleet, the Applegate area is expected to get between one and three inches overnight.
Ashley Baer/Auburn Journal Wright watches as Leonardo and Jessica take their turn sawing through the tree trunk on Sunday. "It's harder than it looks," said Leonardo.
Ashley Baer/Auburn Journal At the tree farm on Red Feather Road in Applegate, Natomas residents Nichol Leonardo holds onto the tree while her husband, Earl Wright, finishes chopping it down. Their daughter Jessica Leonardo watches.