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RECORD EVENT REPORT...UPDATED.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
603 AM CST THU FEB 26 2015

...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT HUNTSVILLE...

A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 8.1 INCHES WAS SET AT HUNTSVILLE YESTERDAY.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.4 SET IN 1965.

THIS SNOWFALL ALSO BROKE A FEW ADDITIONAL RECORDS OR MADE IT INTO
THE TOP 5 OF OTHERS. A SUMMARY OF THOSE RECORDS ARE LISTED BELOW.
RECORDS FOR SNOWFALL DATE BACK TO 1894.

...HIGHEST SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY SO FAR...
AN ADDITIONAL 0.1 INCH OF SNOWFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT TODAY
BRINGING THE FEBRUARY 2015 TOTAL TO 8.8 INCHES OF SNOW WHICH MAKES
IT THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD. THE PREVIOUS SNOWIEST FEBRUARY
WAS 8.0 INCHES IN 1895 AND 1958.

....HIGHEST SINGLE DAY SNOWFALL IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY...
THE 8.1 INCHES RECORDED ON FEBRUARY 25 BREAKS THE RECORD FOR THE MOST
SNOWFALL IN A SINGLE DAY IN FEBRUARY. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 8.0 INCHES
ON FEBRUARY 15 1958.

...SECOND HIGHEST DAILY SNOWFALL AMOUNT SINCE RECORDS BEGAN...
THE 8.1 INCHES TOOK SECOND PLACE FOR THE MOST SNOWFALL TO EVER FALL IN
A SINGLE DAY IN ANY MONTH. FIRST HIGHEST IS 15.7 INCHES ON DECEMBER 31 1963.

...FOURTH HIGHEST STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN...
WITH THE ADDITIONAL 0.1 INCH OF SNOWFALL AFTER MIDNIGHT...THE
STORM TOTAL IS NOW AT 8.2 INCHES. THIS IS THE FOURTH HIGHEST
STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL WHICH TAKES INTO ACCOUNT MULTIPLE SNOWFALL DAYS
FOR A SINGLE STORM. FIRST HIGHEST REMAINS AT 17.1 INCHES ON NEW
YEARS EVE 1963-1964.


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