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The data in this statement are *preliminary*. Please check back later for further updates.
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTION...
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
139 PM EST THU FEB 11 2010

...PRELIMINARY ALL-TIME SEASONAL SNOWFALL RECORDS SET AT THE
THREE MAJOR CLIMATE SITES IN THE BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON AREA...

WITH THE 10.8 INCH TWO-DAY SNOWFALL TOTAL MEASURED AT RONALD REAGAN
WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT YESTERDAY...THEIR SEASONAL SNOWFALL
TOTAL IN WASHINGTON DC NOW STANDS AT 55.9 INCHES. PRELIMINARILY...
THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS ALL-TIME SEASONAL SNOWFALL RECORD FOR
WASHINGTON DC OF 54.4 INCHES SET IN THE WINTER OF 1898-99. OFFICIAL
SNOWFALL RECORDS FOR WASHINGTON DC DATE BACK 126 YEARS TO 1884.

WITH THE 19.5 INCH TWO-DAY SNOWFALL TOTAL MEASURED YESTERDAY AT
BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL THURGOOD MARSHALL AIRPORT...THEIR
SEASONAL SNOWFALL TOTAL IN BALTIMORE NOW STANDS AT 79.9 INCHES.
PRELIMINARILY...THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS ALL-TIME SEASONAL SNOWFALL
RECORD FOR BALTIMORE OF 62.5 INCHES SET IN THE WINTER OF 1995-96.
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL RECORDS FOR BALTIMORE DATE BACK 118 YEARS TO 1893.

WITH THE 9.3 INCH TWO-DAY SNOWFALL TOTAL MEASURED YESTERDAY AT
DULLES AIRPORT...THEIR SEASONAL SNOWFALL TOTAL NOW STANDS AT 72.8
INCHES. PRELIMINARILY...THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS SEASONAL SNOWFALL
RECORD FOR DULLES OF 61.9 INCHES SET IN THE WINTER OF 1995-96.
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL RECORDS FOR DULLES DATE BACK 48 YEARS TO 1962.

PLEASE NOTE...AS WITH ANY MAJOR CLIMATE RECORD ACHIEVEMENT...THESE
PRELIMINARY RECORDS WILL BE QUALITY CONTROLLED BY NOAA`S NATIONAL
CLIMATIC DATA CENTER OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.

$$

CORRECTED THE DULLES...KIAD...TWO DAY STORM SNOW TOTAL BACK TO THE
EARLIER REPORTED 2-DAY TOTAL OF 9.3 INCHES. THE CORRECT DAILY TOTALS
FOR DULLES ARE 2.2 INCHES ON THE 9TH AND 7.1 INCHES ON THE 10TH. MY
APOLOGIES. THE RER AND CF6 PRODUCTS FOR IAD HAVE BEEN CORRECTED AS
OF 130 PM AS WELL.

SMZ


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