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Critical Fire Weather Concerns in the Plains; Powerful Storm in the West; Heavy Lake-Effect Snow Downwind of the Great Lakes

Very warm, dry air combined with winds gusting as high as 30 mph will support critical fire weather concerns across the central Plains through this afternoon. In the west, blizzard conditions in the mountains and heavy coastal rain will prevail through the weekend. Hazardous travel is anticipated. Lake-effect snow will develop over the upper parts of Michigan and southeast Lake Ontario today. Read More >

All time heavy snowfall events for El Paso

  • 22.4 inches December 13-14, 1987 (Don't believe it, check out the picture 66K JPG.)
  • 16.5 inches April 4-7, 1983
  • 8.6 inches December 8-10, 1960
  • 8.4 inches November 18-19, 1906
  • 8.1 inches December 26-27, 2015
  • 8.1 inches February 2, 1956
  • 7.8 inches November 13-14, 1961
  • 7.7 inches November 24-25, 2007
  • 7.3 inches March 11-12, 1958
  • 7.1 inches December 7-8, 1951
  • 7.0 inches December 30-31, 1982
  • 7.0 inches November 26-27, 1968
  • 6.7 inches November 27-28, 1976
  • 6.1 inches March 5, 1984
  • 6.0  inches December 25-26, 1982
  • 6.0 inches November 12-13, 1976
  • 6.0 inches November 27-28, 1969
  • 6.0 inches December 8-9, 1960
  • 5.5 inches January 7-8, 1906
  • 5.4 inches November 5, 1889
  • 5.3 inches February 5, 1988
  • 5.3 inches December 14-16, 1967
  • 5.3 inches February 12-13, 1963

Monthly Extreme, 25.9 inches in December 1987

 


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