According to the National Weather Service, Midland, Texas set three snowfall records yesterday.
Not only was yesterday’s 10.6 inches of snow the most snow they had ever seen on January 9th, it was also the most snow they had seen on any day.
It also tipped the scales for the most snow in an entire season!
And the season has barely begun.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 0.70 INCHES AT MIDLAND ON MON JANUARY 9TH 2012… BREAKS OLD DAILY RECORD OF 0.33 SET IN 1955.
RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL OF 10.6 INCHES AT MIDLAND ON MONDAY JANUARY 9TH 2012… BREAKS OLD RECORD OF 5.9 SET IN 1955.
THIS IS ALSO NOW THE GREATEST DAILY SNOWFALL ON RECORD… BREAKING THE OLD GREATEST DAILY SNOWFALL ON RECORD OF 9.8 INCHES SET ON DECEMBER 11 1998.
RECORD SEASONAL SNOWFALL SET AT MIDLAND … 19.5 OF SNOW HAS FALLEN DURING THE 2011-2012 SEASON AT MIDLAND AS OF JANUARY 9TH 2012. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 13.9 INCHES SET IN 1946-47.
Thanks to Kenneth Lund for this link