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Record-breaking snowfall hits parts of New York State

A large swath of the Northeast was blanketed in snow by the first major storm of the season, which smashed a decades-old snowfall record in Pennsylvania and New York.

Posted: Dec 17, 2020 9:38 AM
Updated: Dec 17, 2020 2:41 PM

BINGHAMTON, NY - A large swath of the Northeast was blanketed in snow by the first major storm of the season, which smashed a decades-old snowfall record in Pennsylvania and New York.

The National Weather Service offices in Binghamton received more than 41" of snow in less than 24 hours, with snowfall rates of six feet per hour overnight.

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The hardest hit areas in Central New York include Otsego and Chenango counties, where more than two feet of snow fell Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

The snow will quickly end this morning and skies clear out tonight, with temperatures dropping into the single digits.

Here are some snowfall totals in and around the Mohawk Valley region:

Oxford 35"
Norwich 34"
Unadilla 31.4"
Decatur 26.5"
Stratford 24"
Hartwick 22"
Cooperstown 20"
Frankfort 16"
Salisbury 15"
Utica 10.5"
Clinton 10"
Boonville 5"
Old Forge 3.3"

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Utica
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Oneonta
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Herkimer
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Old Forge
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