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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
1258 PM EDT WED APR 02 2014

...MARCH SNOW DEPTH RECORDS SET AT MUSKEGON 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 MUSKEGON DURING MARCH 2014.

THE MONTHLY AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH WAS 12.3 INCHES. THIS IS THE GREATEST
AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH ON RECORD FOR MARCH...BREAKING THE RECORD OF 9.8
INCHES SET IN 1978.

THE SNOW DEPTH WAS 24 INCHES AT MUSKEGON ON MARCH 5TH. THIS BREAKS
THE RECORD FOR DEEPEST SNOW COVER IN THE MONTH OF MARCH WHICH WAS 22
INCHES SET ON MARCH 1ST 1963.

SEVERAL DAILY RECORDS FOR SNOW DEPTH WERE SET OR TIED:

DATE/SNOW DEPTH.....PREVIOUS RECORD

3/2....21 INCHES.....21 IN 1963 TIED
3/3....21 INCHES.....19 IN 1963
3/4....22 INCHES.....15 IN 1978
3/5....24 INCHES.....15 IN 1978
3/6....22 INCHES.....15 IN 1978
3/7....20 INCHES.....14 IN 1960...1978...2007
3/8....19 INCHES.....14 IN 1978...2007
3/9....19 INCHES.....14 IN 1982...2007
3/10...19 INCHES.....15 IN 1943
3/11...18 INCHES.....14 IN 1978
3/12...16 INCHES.....12 IN 1978
3/13...15 INCHES.....11 IN 1978
3/16...14 INCHES.....14 IN 1904 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
5...6...7...11 AND 12 INCHES:

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

12 INCHES   60 DAYS ENDING 3/18  57 DAYS ENDING 2/27/1979
11 INCHES   61 DAYS ENDING 3/18  61 DAYS ENDING 3/3/1979  TIE
7 INCHES    89 DAYS ENDING 3/21  89 DAYS ENDING 3/24/1904 TIE
6 INCHES    90 DAYS ENDING 3/22  90 DAYS ENDING 3/24/1904 TIE
5 INCHES    93 DAYS ENDING 3/24  92 DAYS ENDING 3/27/1978

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

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OSTUNO





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