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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
701 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014 /801 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014/

...LATE SEASON SNOWFALL IN CHICAGO...

THE 1.4 INCHES OF SNOW OBSERVED ON APRIL 14TH AT CHICAGO EXTENDED
THE IMPRESSIVE 2013-2014 SNOWFALL SEASON. HERE ARE SOME FACTS
REGARDING THIS LATE SEASON SNOW:

- THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN 11 OTHER CALENDAR DAYS ON OR AFTER APRIL
14TH TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE INCH OF ACCUMULATING SNOW. THE MOST
RECENT TIME WAS APRIL 16 1983. THE LATEST IS MAY 3 1907.

- THIS WAS ONLY THE 5TH TIME ON RECORD THAT CHICAGO HAD ONE INCH
OF SNOW AFTER ALREADY REACHING 80 DEGREES...WHICH THE CITY HAD
DONE ON APRIL 12TH. THE LAST TIME WAS 2003.

- THE CALENDAR DAY HIGH ON APRIL 14TH WAS 63 DEGREES AT CHICAGO
O`HARE. NEVER IN THE PERIOD OF RECORD FOR CHICAGO HAD THERE BEEN A
DAY WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE OVER 60 DEGREES THAT ALSO HAD AT LEAST
ONE HALF INCH OF SNOW.

- CHICAGO REPORTED ONE INCH OF SNOW DEPTH ON THE MORNING OF APRIL
15TH. THERE HAVE ONLY BEEN FIVE OTHER YEARS TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE
INCH OF SNOW DEPTH ON OR AFTER APRIL 15TH. THE MOST RECENT WAS
APRIL 18 2011.

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MTF/IZZI/RC





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