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Originally published Monday, March 30, 2009 at 11:01 AM

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Spokane records snowiest winter ever

A snow storm on Sunday has made this the snowiest winter on record in Spokane.

SPOKANE, Wash. —

A snow storm on Sunday has made this the snowiest winter on record in Spokane.

The National Weather Service said 93.6 inches of snow has been recorded at Spokane International Airport this winter, breaking the record set in 1949-50 by a tenth of an inch.

It took snowfall of 3.9 inches of Sunday, a record for the date, to break the all-time record.

This is the second-consecutive heavy winter in Spokane. Last year, more than 92 inches of snow fell on the Lilac City, third most since records started in 1893.

Spokane is also mired in unseasonable cold. Normal high temperatures at the of March are in the low 50s, but this month has seen highs in the 30s and 40s.

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Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com

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