[at-l] record NC snow

Tom McGinnis sloetoe at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 18 05:49:31 CST 2010


### And it all started falling as I was driving away from Springer last month..... Dang the wicked irony.

--- On Thu, 2/18/10, nightwalker.at at gmail.com <nightwalker.at at gmail.com> wrote:
> Man, I'm about to throw up thinking
> about starting a thru in March in these conditions. But it
> has been done before, so...
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Weathercarrot <weathercarrot at hotmail.com>

> Through today's date, for the season so far, the NC
> mountains have had record snow.  We'll have to see if this
> year exceeds the legendary winter of 1959-60.  Mount
> Mitchell officially has 55 inches on the ground (400
> vertical feet below the summit - so likely deeper up top)
> with more to come.  The snow stake on Mount Mansfield (VT)
> is at 61 inches, so Mitchell may soon surpass it, which
> would be extremely rare for this time of year......
> 
> Beech Mtn, NC will top 100 inches of snowfall (not depth)
> for the season tonight, and Snowshoe, WV will probably reach
> 200 inches for the season this week. Interestingly, the
> seasonal average for Snowshoe is almost exactly twice the
> seasonal Beech Mtn average....   Dulles airport is at 73.2
> inches - an all-time seasonal record......
> 
> wc



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