March 2013 Snowstorm - Records - Stats - Maps

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By Ralph Fato on March 10, 2013, 12:30pm Last modified: March 11, 2013, 4:58pm

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Another Hurricane-looking system off the coast. This satellite image was from 9am March 7th, 2013. While the coastal storm was too far away for us to get decent snows, another feature interacted with it. Lets get into the maps from the event..

First... Some records ...

Biggest March Snowstorm in Worcester, MA  ; 4th for Boston

And Another Bridgeport (BDR) snow record was broken this year. Here's a look at all the daily records this storm broke...

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT BRIDGEPORT CT...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 9.0 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT BRIDGEPORT CT TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 3.5 SET IN 2005.


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...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT ISLIP NY...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 3.7 INCH WAS SET AT ISLIP NY YESTERDAY MARCH 8. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 3.4 SET IN 2005.


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...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT WORCESTER MA...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 14.9 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT WORCESTER MA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 9.0 SET IN 1941.


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...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT BOSTON MA...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 10.5 INCH(ES) WAS SET AT BOSTON MA YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 8.0 SET IN 1941.


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RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT ALBANY NY...
ON FRIDAY...MARCH 8TH 2013....6.5 INCHES OF SNOW FELL AT ALBANY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS SET A NEW RECORD FOR MAXIMUM SNOWFALL FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 6.2 INCHES...SET IN 2005.


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...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT WASHINGTON DULLES DC...
A RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL OF 3.3 INCHES WAS SET AT WASHINGTON DULLES DC YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.2 INCHES SET IN 1989.

BDR now needs 2 more inches to be the 2nd snowiest winter since records began in 1948.

Top 4 snowy winters:

75.70" in 1995-96

62.60" in 2010-11

61.60" in 1966-67

61.30 in 2012-13 (over 3 feet above normal to date!)

BDL has 51.60" for the year. 34 inches above normal to date.

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