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Feb 26, 2014 1:07 AM by Bob McGuire-Q2 Weather Center

Q2 Weather: Record setting snow storm

The snow storm this past weekend, that lasted until this morning, set several records this week. First, on Sunday, Billings recorded 8.8 inches of snow which set a daily record for snowfall. The old record was 8.5 inches set in 1947.

Then it broke a 2 day snowfall record for February with 12.8 inches of snow on the 23rd and 24th. Next we broke the monthly snowfall record for February of 22.4 inches, when we recorded 28.3 inches of snow. That record was set back in 1978.

Finally, on this morning of February 25th, the Billings Airport had a snow depth of 14 inches. That is the most snow depth in one day since March 5,1985.

Now get this, the Billings National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Thursday through Monday Morning. We are expecting sub zero temperatures and another 6 to 10 inches of snow.

Tonight: Mostly clear and cold. SW winds 10-20 mph. Low -2.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and not as cold. High 37

Thursday: Partly sunny with a 60% chance of snow late. High 31.

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