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18th Annual 'Season-total' Snowfall Forecast Contest
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Monday, December 2, 2019

Winter '19 / '20 - Snow Storm #1: Six Daily Snowfall Records Set - Storm Day 1

Six forecast stations in the northeast portion of the forecast area set new daily snowfall records on the first day of Snow Storm #1.  Two daily records had stood for over 100 years.

Station - New Record (Old Record; Year)
ALB - 13.3" (3.7"; 1969)
ORH - 8.9" (4.2"; 1917)
BDL - 4.6" (1.9"; 1925)
BOS - 1.2" (1"; 1940)
PVD - 1.6" (0.5"; 1907)
BDR - 0.7" (T; 2012)

ALB/s heaviest period of snow occurred SUN evening between 7 and 11 PM EST where up to ~2" / hr snowfall rate was reported.

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KALB 020351Z 01006KT 1/4SM R01/4500V6000FT +SN FZFG VV006 M03/M05 A2972 RMK AO2 SLP069 SNINCR 1/12 P0015 T10281050

KALB 020251Z COR 36007KT 1/4SM R01/2800V3500FT +SN VV005 M03/M06 A2973 RMK AO2 SLP072 SNINCR 1/11 P0024 60052 T10281056 56027


KALB 020159Z 01007KT 1/4SM R01/5500VP6000FT +SN VV008 M03/M06 A2974 RMK AO2 P0010 T10331061


KALB 020151Z 02008KT 1/8SM R01/5500VP6000FT +SN VV007 M03/M06 A2975 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 1/4 SLP077 SNINCR 2/10 P0008 T10331061


KALB 020051Z 02007KT 1/8SM R01/3000V5000FT +SN FZFG VV005 M04/M06 A2979 RMK AO2 SFC VIS 1/4 SLP092 SNINCR 2/8 P0020 T10391061


KALB 012351Z COR 02007KT 1/4SM R01/3500V5500FT +SN VV006 M04/M07 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP099 SNINCR 1/6 4/006 P0008 60051 T10391067 11039 21056 58015

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

IAD has tied their Dec 2 record of trace, going for the big 0-1 now. -- RS

TQ said...

last time we got off to such a rousing start was in the early Aughts