Erie Receives Record 53 Inches of Snow in 30 Hours
UPDATE #4: Erie International Airport received 1.3" of new snow between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday. This puts the daily total to 2.6" of snow for today. The storm total snow is up to 65.1" for the event.
UPDATE #3: The 7 a.m. Wednesday snow observation at Erie International Airport was 1.3" of new snow since midnight. The 3+ day total since snow began after 7 p.m. Christmas Eve is 63.8" of snow.
UPDATE #2: Snow totals at Erie International Airport as of 7 p.m. Tuesday: 24.5 inches for today and storm total of 62.9 inches.
UPDATE: The 1 p.m. Tuesday snow observation at Erie International Airport was 1.5" of new snow since 7 a.m. This brings the daily total to 20.5" of snow. The 2-day total since midnight Christmas Day is 54.5" of snow. The storm total since snow began after 7 p.m. Christmas Eve is 56.5" of snow.
Erie, Pennsylvania received 53 inches of snow in 30 hours, shattering many records, according to the National Weather service.
This is the greatest two-day total in the entire state of Pennsylvania. The previous record was 44" in Morgantown, Pennsylvania on March 20 and 21, 1958.
It also beats the 13-day total snowfall record for Erie, Pennsylvania, which was 52.8" from Dec. 31, 1998 to January 12, 1998.
Erie picked up 19" of new snow from midnight to 6 a.m. alone.
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