This Week in Weather 3/3/18-3/9/18

To say it’s been an eventful week would be an understatement. The main story the past few days has been Winter Storm Quinn- the second nor’easter to hit the northeast in a matter of days. It came, it saw, and it brought feet of snow to certain parts of the region. Here are the most fascinating weather facts from the event:

  • On Wednesday, March 7, North Caldwell, NJ came in with 19″ of snow. Meanwhile, just 16 miles to the southeast, Central Park picked up a paltry 2.5″.
  • On Wednesday, March 7, both West Hartford, CT and Long Island, NY picked up 2″ of snow in 1 hour.
  • As of March 8 at 8 am, these were the Winter Storm Quinn snowfall totals:
    • Wilmington, DE: 6″ (Daily record of 4.6” on Wednesday, March 7)
    • Bethel, CT: 14.5″  
    • Highland Mills, NY: 24.3″
    • Hudson, NH: 16.9″
    • Portland, ME: 11.6″

What a week, right? What kind of weather did you face the past few days? Tell us in the comments below!


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