First Snowfall of 2017-18 Winter Season Produces Impressive Amounts

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The first snowfall of the 2017-18 winter season produced enough snow for Boone to record the fourth largest total on the east coast from Friday and Saturday combined.

The report, provided by the National Weather Service (NWS), list Boone at 9 inches, which trailed 9.8 inches at a location in Asheville and 10.5 in Waynesville.

The most during that time period belongs to Mount Mitchell with 25 inches. For the whole list see the graphic below. The two day total for Boone becomes the biggest for a storm since 2010.

For the entire storm, Friday through Saturday afternoon, the Blacksburg office of NWS provides the following for snowfall as reported to their office for Watauga County:

Blowing Rock 10.0
2 E Boone 9.0
2 W Boone 8.0
1 NW Boone 8.0
1 N Foscoe 8.0
Aho 8.0
1 ESE Beech Mountain 7.7
2 SSE Sugar Grove 7.5
1 E Lovill 7.5
1 E Seven Devils 7.4
1 ENE Seven Devils 7.4
1 SW Aho 7.1
1 SSE Valle Crucis 7.0
Boone 7.0
1 ENE Valle Crucis 7.0
1 NNW Boone 7.0
Foscoe 6.6
Valle Crucis 6.5
Boone 1se 5.9
1 W Reese 5.6
2 N Silverstone 5.5
Todd 5.0

Snowfall depth map for December 9 & 10


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