Bangor triples previous snowfall record

Storm dumps more than 3 feet (1 m) of snow on several parts of Maine. Eight-foot drifts in some areas

Bangor set a record with 21.5 inches of snowfall on February 13, shattering the old record of 6.3 inches for the date set in 1977,  according to meteorologist Priscilla Farrar of the National Weather Service office in Caribou.

Weather forecasters began keeping records statewide in the 1920s.

Although not record-setting, several towns in Maine reported more than 3 feet of snow over the two-day storm.

“Hudson, Bradford, Kenduskeag and Glenburn came in at 40 inches,” said meteorologist Mark Bloomer, also of the National Weather Service in Caribou. Skowhegan also saw 40 inches.

“In Aroostook County, the biggest snowfall was 32.5 inches in Sherman with drifts at 8-plus feet,” Farrar said.

Mainers can expect another 6 to 12 inches of snow beginning today, the National Weather Service Caribou website warns.

The locations include Central Piscataquis-Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot-Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Coastal Hancock-Coastal Washington-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington-

Including the cities of Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Lincoln,
Howland, Springfield, Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst,
Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Orland, Deblois,
Grand Lake Stream, Meddybemps, Pembroke, Perry, Princeton,
Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport, Machias,
Cherryfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro
and Topsfield

https://bangordailynews.com/2017/02/14/outdoors/weather/bangor-shatters-24-hour-snowfall-record/

Thanks to Kevin A for this link

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