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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
1237 PM EDT WED APR 02 2014

...MARCH SNOW DEPTH RECORDS SET AT LANSING MI...

THE DEEP SNOW COVER ESTABLISHED DURING JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2014
PERSISTED INTO MARCH. HERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE SNOW DEPTH RECORDS
SET AT LANSING DURING MARCH 2014.

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH WAS 8.1 INCHES. THIS IS THE GREATEST
AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH ON RECORD FOR MARCH...BREAKING THE RECORD OF 7.9
INCHES SET IN 1877.

THREE DAILY RECORDS FOR SNOW DEPTH WERE SET OR TIED DURING MARCH:

DATE/SNOW DEPTH.....PREVIOUS RECORD

3/12...15 INCHES.....15 IN 1877 TIED
3/13...14 INCHES.....14 IN 1877
3/14...14 INCHES.....14 IN 1877 TIED

SEVERAL SEASONAL SNOW DEPTH RECORDS WERE ALSO SET DURING THE MONTH
FOR THE NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH A GIVEN AMOUNT OF SNOW ON
THE GROUND. THESE INCLUDE SNOW DEPTHS EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN
1...2...3...4...5...6...9 AND 10 INCHES:

SNOW DEPTH  NEW RECORD/ENDING DATE    OLD RECORD/ENDING DATE

10 INCHES   49 DAYS ENDING 3/16  46 DAYS ENDING 3/12/1978
9 INCHES    49 DAYS ENDING 3/16  48 DAYS ENDING 3/14/1978
6 INCHES    61 DAYS ENDING 3/18  59 DAYS ENDING 2/28/1904
5 INCHES    77 DAYS ENDING 3/19  63 DAYS ENDING 2/29/1904
4 INCHES    77 DAYS ENDING 3/19  72 DAYS ENDING 2/20/1945
3 INCHES    80 DAYS ENDING 3/21  73 DAYS ENDING 3/26/1978
2 INCHES   102 DAYS ENDING 3/23  88 DAYS ENDING 3/4/1963
1 INCH     106 DAYS ENDING 3/24 101 DAYS ENDING 3/16/1963

ALL OF THE DAILY MEASUREMENTS FOR RECORD PURPOSES ARE AT 7 AM.

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OSTUNO





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