Snowfall sets single-day record in DFW

 North Texas hasn’t seen a winter this white in 32 years.

The 11.2 inches of snow that had fallen by midnight Thursday at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport topped the previous record for snowfall in one day of 7.8 inches recorded in 1917 and 1964.

The 12.4 inches that had fallen by 4 a.m. Friday also broke the 24-hour record of 12.1 inches Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, 1964.

Thursday’s snow also catapulted seasonal accumulation to 15.7 inches, according to the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.

That ranks as the second snowiest season ever.

Most snowiest was the 17.6 inches that fell in 1977-78.

That year, 13.5 inches fell in February alone, also a record

Read more: Star Telegram


February 12, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized |

1 Comment »

  1. Let’s see. Record snow in Texas; record snow in DC, record snow in New York…..How’s that global warming workin’ for ya?

    Comment by MTR | February 12, 2010 | Reply

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