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Mountain Resort Has Record Snowfall

More than 37 feet of snow fell in Steamboat Springs, Colorado this winter breaking the old record of 447.75 inches in the winter of 1996-97. A storm blanketed the area with 4 inches at mid-mountain and the summit resulting in a 74-inch base at mid-mountain and 97-inch base at the summit, moving the season snowfall total to 450 inches. The 450 inches is now 2.25" above the old record from 11 years ago. In addition to establishing a new all-time snowfall record, the resort hit three key milestones within just a month of each other. It surpassed the 300-inch mark on 2/1/08; surpassed the 350-inch mark on 2/7/08; and on March 2nd the resort surpassed the 400-inch mark. Since November 21st, snow has fallen 91 out of 122 days (74.5%) with 51 of those days recording four or more inches.


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