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NATIONAL SUMMARY Snow continued to fall over part of New Brunswick and eastern Maine on Wednesday afternoon, but was dwindling. Spotty snow was affecting the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Spotty rain showers were moving along part of the northern High Plains. Much of the balance of the nation was free of precipitation Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, record high temperatures were tied or set over the Plains on Tuesday. The 70 F at Cheyenne, Wyoming was the first such ever reading on record during January. January record highs of 79 F and 80 F were tied at Goodland and Dodge city, Kansas, on Tuesday. A January record high of 74 F was set at North Platte, Nebraska. SPECIAL WEATHER The Midwest, Northeast Snowstorm of January 2009... --A major storm unloaded heavy snow from part of the Midwest to New England spanning January 27 and 28, 2009. Cleveland, Ohio, received 9.5 inches of snow from the storm with 13 inches falling on Mansfield, Ohio, and 7.6 inches blanketing Cleveland. Farther to the east, snow fell from Philadelphia to New Hampshire. Philadelphia received 2.7 inches of snow with Allentown, Pennsylvania, picking up 3.8 inches and Sunapee, New Hampshire, buried under 16 inches of snow. Enough snow to shovel and plow fell across upstate New York. WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER --The storm was officially dubbed a blizzard by the NWS in the following locations...Massachusetts: Marshfield, Hyannis, Nantucket, Boston Chatham, Beverly and Worcester; Rhode Island: Westerly, Providence and Newport. --The single-storm snowfall of 34.5 inches set a record at Worcester, Massachusetts. The old record was 33 inches set on March 31-April 1, 1997. --The single-storm snowfall of 24.6 inches ranks as the six-biggest snowstorm on record at Boston. The biggest single-storm snowfall is 27.6 inches on February 17-18, 2003. The Blizzard of 2015 was the biggest January snowstorm on record for Boston. --The Blizzard of 2015 ranks as the number four-biggest snowstorm on record at Providence, Rhode Island, with 19.1 inches. The biggest single-storm snowfall is 28.6 inches set during February 7-8, 1978. Storm Total Snowfall (Inches)... Hudson, Mass. 36.0 Lowell, Mass. 33.0 Plymouth, Mass. 30.7 Boston, Mass. 24.6 Auburn, Mass. 36.0 Lunenburg, Mass. 36.0 Worcester, Mass. 34.5 Burrillville, R.I. 28.5 Westerly, R.I. 21.0 Standish, Maine 30.0 Sanford, Maine 31.5 Barnstead, N.H. 20.0 Nashua, N.H. 33.2 Seabrook, N.H. 32.1 Dover, N.H. 30.0 Lisbon, Conn. 26.0 Orient, N.Y. 30.0 Islip, N.Y. 24.9 Bronx, N.Y. 11.8 Brooklyn, N.Y. 7.2 White Plains, N.Y. 10.3 Haddam, Conn. 22.0 Lisbon, Conn. 26.0 Kearny, N.J. 9.1 DAILY EXTREMES National High Today (through 9 pm) 86 at Cotulla, Texas National Low Today (through 9 pm) -10 at Pellston, Michigan 2015 AccuWeather, Inc. 385 Science Park Road State College, PA 16803 COPYRIGHT 2015 ACCUWEATHER, INC
Copyright AccuWeather, Inc. 2015 All Rights Reserved JANUARY 28 PLACE YEAR EVENT __________________________________________________________________________ Washington, D.C. 1922 Knickerbocker storm's 28-inch snowfall crushed a Washington, D.C., theater of the same name, killing more than 100 movie patrons. Valdez, Alaska 1992 A storm dumped 22.5 inches of snow, bringing the seasonal total to 275.3 inches, with 5 feet on the ground.
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