Record snowfall in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The amount of snow that has blanketed Grand Rapids in recent days has set a new record.

The record snowfall of 9.6″ Tuesday in Grand Rapids shattered the previous record by 6.7″. It was the third most snow Grand Rapids has ever recorded for a November day!

The standing single-day snowfall record for November 18 was 2.9 inches of snow in 1989.

>>Photos: Heavy snowfall from early winter storm

The two day total was nearly as impressive at 16.6″. This is the second most two day total Grand Rapids has ever received.  .

As of Tuesday morning Grand Rapids stands at 21.5″ which places the city in the fifth spot for snowiest Novembers (with the unofficial total of 28.2″ in 1895 included). With another 2-4″ expected Wednesday Grand Rapids will likely slip into the number four spot.

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