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Winter '17 / '18 - Snowfall Forecast Contests

19th Annual 'Regular Season'

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17th Annual 'Season-total'

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Winter '16 / '17 - Snowfall Forecast Contests
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18th Annual 'Regular Season'
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16th Annual 'Season-total'
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Saturday, October 17, 2009

Winter '09 / '10 - October Snowfall Records

From NWS Public Information Statements (PNS)...

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT BINGHAMTON NY...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 1.2 INCHES WAS SET AT BINGHAMTON NY YESTERDAY (10/15). THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF A TRACE SET IN 1995.
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT BINGHAMTON NY...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 0.8 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT BINGHAMTON NY YESTERDAY (10/16). THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.5 SET IN 1982.
...DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD SET AT ALBANY...
ON FRIDAY...OCTOBER 16...2009...A TRACE OF SNOW WAS RECORDED IN ALBANY AT 830 AM EDT. THIS IS THE FIRST RECORDED SNOWFALL EVER ON THE DATE OF OCTOBER 16...WITH SNOWFALL RECORDS GOING BACK TO 1884.
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT BRIDGEPORT CT...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF TRACE INCH(ES) WAS SET AT BRIDGEPORT CT TODAY.THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0 SET IN 2001.
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT WORCESTER MA...
A TOTAL OF 1.4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL AT WORCESTER AIRPORT ON FRIDAY. THIS SETS A RECORD FOR SNOWFALL ON OCTOBER 16. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT SNOW FELL ON THIS DATE SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN THE WORCESTER AREA..DATING BACK TO 1892.

THIS EARLY SNOW IS NOT THE EARLIEST ON WORCESTERS (sic) RECORD. THE EARLIEST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL WAS 0.4 INCHES WHICH OCCURRED ON OCTOBER 8 1988. THE HEAVIEST OCTOBER SNOW WAS 7.5 INCHES THAT OCCURRED ON OCTOBER 10 1979.
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT HARTFORD CT...
A TRACE OF SNOW FELL AT BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN WINDSOR LOCKS ON FRIDAY. THIS SETS A RECORD FOR SNOWFALL FOR OCTOBER 16. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME SNOW FELL ON THIS DATE SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1905.

Ever wonder why the NWS tolerates poor grammar and spelling in the statements its employees make to the public?

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