Chicago Snowstorm Shatters Records!!

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
123 AM CST WED FEB 10 2010 /223 AM EST WED FEB 10 2010/

...RECORD BREAKING SNOWFALL FOR CHICAGO...

THE OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR CHICAGO FOR FEBRUARY 9 2010 WAS 12.6
INCHES...SHATTERING THE PREVIOUS DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD 8.9 INCHES
FOR FEBRUARY 9 SET BACK IN 1885. NOT ONLY DID THIS SET A NEW DAILY
RECORD BUT THIS ALSO ESTABLISHES A DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL FOR THE
MONTH OF FEBRUARY! THE PREVIOUS RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL FOR FEBRUARY
IN CHICAGO WAS 11.5 INCHES SET ON FEBRUARY 18 1908.

THE 12.6 INCHES OF SNOW THAT FELL ON FEBRUARY 9TH 2010 IS THE 7TH
GREATEST CALANDAR DAY SNOWFALL EVER IN CHICAGO. HERE ARE THE TOP
10 DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS FOR CHICAGO...

1)  18.6    JAN  2 1999
2)  16.5    JAN 13 1979
3)  16.4    JAN 26 1967
4)  14.9    JAN 30 1939
5)  14.4    JAN  6 1918
6)  13.6    MAR 25 1930
7)  12.6    FEB  9 2010
8)  11.5    MAR  2 1954
9)  11.3    DEC 12 1903
10) 11.1    FEB 18 2000

THIS SNOW STORM HAS PUSHED THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTAL UP TO 14.9
INCHES WHICH ALREADY MAKES FEBRUARY 2010 THE 18TH SNOWIEST FEBRUARY
ON RECORD WITH STILL ANOTHER 18 DAYS LEFT TO GO IN THE MONTH! HERE
ARE THE TOP 10 SNOWIEST FEBRUARY`S ON RECORD IN CHICAGO...

1)  27.8     1896
2)  26.2     1994
3)  22.6     1900
4)  22.5     1967
5)  21.8     2008
6)  21.1     1901
7)  20.3     2007
8)  19.8     1908
9)  19.7     1978
10) 19.5     1903

18) 14.9     2010 (THROUGH FEB 9TH)

THE SNOW STORM ALSO BOOSTED OUR METEOROLOGICAL WINTER TO DATE
SNOWFALL TOTAL (DEC 1ST-FEB 9TH) TO 44.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES IT THE
5TH SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER TO DATE IN CHICAGO. HERE ARE
THE TOP 5 SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTERS TO DATE IN CHICAGO...

1)  72.1     1979
2)  66.8     1978
3)  51.6     1918
4)  47.6     1967
5)  44.8     2010

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IZZI



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