On Dec 17 in weather history...

1981 -- On the 17th and 18th central Indiana was hit by a snowstorm, with Brown and Monroe counties getting 8".

1998 -- Fort Wayne had its latest first measurable snow of the season, with one tenth of an inch.

2000 -- Thundersnow with snowfall rates up to 2" per hour in some locations. Snowfall totals included 11" at Lagrange, 9" at Sturgis (Saint Joseph County Michigan) and Albion, 8" at Warsaw an LaOtto (Noble County), 7" at Columbia City, Cromwell (Noble County), Kendallville, and Middlebury (Elkhart County), and 6" at Rochester, Royal Center (Cass County), Logansport, and Fort Wayne.

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