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Joined: 2010-11-30

just wondering if anybody knows the 24 hour record for snowfall, last i knew tug-hill had it with 77 inches but was never officially considered the record, can any one tell me why it wasn't considered the record?

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Joined: 2009-08-07
Good Question ...

... nice to contemplate on a snowy day next to a wood stove with plenty of fuel on the ready.

The map shows western NY getting some last nite into today!

Here's some sources:

By state:
NY's record is in Watertown, 11/15/1900, 45".
http://www.usatoday.com/weather/graphics/record-snowfall-across-the-usa.htm

All-time record:
76 inches in Silver Lake, Colorado, April 14-15, 1921

http://www.chacha.com/question/what-is-the-most-snowfall-to-be-recorded-in-a-24-hour-period

AND since ya can't believe everything ya read on the 'Net, here's Wikipedia with the Tug Hill record:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tug_Hill_Plateau

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow :exmark:

(from a former Mohawk Valley resident :) )

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