January 20, 2018

Erie, Pennsylvania gets record 34 inches of snow in 24 hours

27 December 2017, 02:31 | Rex Hubbard

Erie, Pennsylvania gets record 34 inches of snow in 24 hours

Record-setting Christmas storm buries city in snow

The cold comes after parts of CT saw upwards of five inches of snow on Monday - a rare white Christmas, according to forecasters.

The National Weather Service office in Cleveland said Monday's storm brought 34ins of snow, an all-time daily snowfall record for Erie.

Another 19 inches fell before dawn Tuesday, bringing the total to 53 inches, the greatest two-day total in commonwealth history. The previous record of 44 inches in Morgantown had stood since March 1958.

And the snow isn't over.

Parts of western NY are forecast to see up to 50 inches of snow through Wednesday.

Parts of the Midwest had their coldest Christmas on record. With west to northwest winds still gusting as high as 20 to 30 miles per hour at times through tomorrow morning, expect significant blowing and drifting snow, with whiteout conditions at times.

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- How's this for a white Christmas?

Downtown Portland, Oregon, also had a white Christmas for only the sixth time since 1884.

The hazardous weather includes bitter cold wind chills and cold temperatures.

"High temperatures will struggle to get out of the teens in many locations Wednesday and Thursday", the National Weather Service said. Meteorologists say frostbite is possible with as little as 30 minutes of exposure.

The polar air is set to continue Wednesday morning with wind chills approaching minus-10 degrees in Chicago and near zero in Boston.

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