Statement as of 5:39 am EST on February 16, 2009
record event report
National Weather Service Bethel AK
157 am akst Mon Feb 16 2009
... Record precipitation and snow...
5.3 inches of snow fell here at the National Weather Service
office in Bethel as well as 0.55 inches of water equivalent
precipitation. The 5.3 inches of snow breaks the record of
3.4 inches of snow on February 15 1990 and the 0.55 inches of
precipitation breaks the record of 0.31 on the same date.
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