Snowfall Totals for NY, NJ, and CT January 26-27, 2011

Below are the unofficial observations for the snow storm that effected the greater New York City region. The
snowfall total recorded in Central Park was 19.0" as of 6:30AM this morning. The Nor'easter also broke an all 
time record for snowiest January in New York City! So far Central Park in New York City has received 36" of
snow! The old record was 27.4" set back in 1925. Information for this data is courtesy of the National Weather 
Service in New York.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
754 AM EST THU JAN 27 2011

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS FOR THE STORM THAT HAS
BEEN AFFECTING OUR REGION.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO HIGHWAY
DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS AND MEDIA
FOR THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR HOME
PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/NYC

********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

CONNECTICUT

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   NEW CANAAN            18.0   530 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST NORWALK          17.0   110 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   GREENWICH             14.5   530 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER
   NORWALK               14.0   543 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   BRIDGEPORT            13.0   600 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   DANBURY               13.0   215 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER
   SHELTON               13.0   215 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER
   DARIEN                12.5   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT

...MIDDLESEX COUNTY...
   MIDDLETOWN            15.0   535 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   OLD SAYBROOK          13.0   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT
   HADDAM                12.0   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT

...NEW HAVEN COUNTY...
   NORTH HAVEN           18.5   605 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   MILFORD               15.0   300 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   BRANFORD              15.0   554 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   NEW HAVEN             13.5   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT
   SOUTHBURY             12.5   440 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER
   WATERBURY             10.5   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT
   BEACON FALLS           9.5   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT
   MERIDEN                9.0   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT

...NEW LONDON COUNTY...
   LISBON                17.5   702 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   COLCHESTER            15.0   200 AM  1/27  CT DOT
   NORTH FRANKLIN        13.5   625 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   GROTON                12.0   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT
   UNCASVILLE             9.0   320 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   NORWICH                8.5   400 AM  1/27  CT DOT

NEW JERSEY

...BERGEN COUNTY...
   EAST RUTHERFORD       15.5   400 AM  1/27  NJ DOT
   PARAMUS               12.5   400 AM  1/27  NJ DOT
   RIVERVALE             11.5   600 AM  1/27  PUBLIC

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   NEWARK AIRPORT        18.9   615 AM  1/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   BLOOMFIELD            16.5   340 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   BELLEVILLE            15.6   200 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   WEST ORANGE           14.2   330 AM  1/27  PUUBLIC
   VERONA                14.0   200 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   CEDAR GROVE           13.2   410 AM  1/27  PUBLIC

...HUDSON COUNTY...
   JERSEY CITY           16.0   400 AM  1/27  NJ DOT
   HARRISON              15.0   400 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...PASSAIC COUNTY...
   CLIFTON               19.0   400 AM  1/27  NJ DOT
   WAYNE                 10.5   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...UNION COUNTY...
   ROSELLE               17.9   430 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   UNION                 17.0   400 AM  1/27  NJ DOT
   ELIZABETH             14.6  1200 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   CLARK                 12.0   400 AM  1/27  NJ DOT

NEW YORK

...BRONX COUNTY...
   PELHAM PARKWAY HOUSE  18.0   400 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PARKCHESTER           16.3   630 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   BRONX                 14.7   620 AM  1/27  PUBLIC - BRONX ZOO
   BEDFORD PARK          13.1  1230 AM  1/27  PUBLIC

...KINGS (BROOKLYN) COUNTY...
   SHEEPSHEAD BAY        13.0   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NASSAU COUNTY...
   LONG BEACH            15.9   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   BETHPAGE              15.5   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   PLAINVIEW             15.0   500 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER
   GARDEN CITY           14.8   600 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   FLORAL PARK           14.0   345 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LEVITTOWN             14.0   545 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   SYOSSET               14.0   400 AM  1/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   OCEANSIDE             12.0   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MASSAPEQUA            11.0   630 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER
   BALDWIN HARBOR         9.2   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...NEW YORK COUNTY...
   CENTRAL PARK          19.0   630 AM  1/27  CENTRAL PARK ZOO

...ORANGE COUNTY...
   HARRIMAN               8.2  1200 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NEW WINDSOR            7.2   630 AM  1/27  PUBLIC

...QUEENS COUNTY...
   NYC/LA GUARDIA        17.3   615 AM  1/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   FRESH MEADOWS         16.2   230 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   WOODSIDE              16.0   600 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NYC/JFK AIRPORT       10.3   615 AM  1/27  ASOS

...RICHMOND COUNTY...
   ELTINGVILLE           16.0   200 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   STATEN ISLAND         15.0   500 AM  1/27  SKYWARN SPOTTER

...ROCKLAND COUNTY...
   STONY POINT            7.6   624 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   NORTHPORT             16.5   600 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   CENTERPORT            16.5   600 AM  1/27  COOP OBSERVER
   COMMACK               15.7   430 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   EAST SETAUKET         15.5   510 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   PORT JEFFERSON        14.0   630 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   ISLIP AIRPORT         13.7   700 AM  1/27  FAA CONTRACT OBSERVER
   SHOREHAM              13.7   625 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   NORTH BABYLON         13.5   615 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   UPTON                 13.3   700 AM  1/27  NWS OFFICE
   SMITHTOWN             13.0   300 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER
   MOUNT SINAI           12.4   600 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   SOUND BEACH           12.1   630 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   PATCHOGUE             12.0   620 AM  1/27  NWS EMPLOYEE
   HOLBROOK              11.3   600 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   LINDENHURST           10.9   540 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WESTCHESTER COUNTY...
   HARRISON              16.0   610 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   ARMONK                14.5   615 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   MOUNT KISCO           12.0   350 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   SCARSDALE             10.8   100 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER


***********************STORM TOTAL ICE***********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                          ICE           OF
                     /INCHES/   MEASUREMENT

CONNECTICUT

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   GREENWICH             0.25  1040 PM  1/26  TRAINED SPOTTER

NEW YORK

...NASSAU COUNTY...
   NORTH MASSAPEQUA      0.25   940 PM  1/26  PUBLIC

...QUEENS COUNTY...
   SOUTH OZONE PARK      0.25   800 PM  1/26  PUBLIC

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   MOUNT SINAI           0.25  1050 PM  1/26  PUBLIC
   HOLBROOK              0.20   500 AM  1/27  PUBLIC
   NORTH BABYLON         0.20  1045 PM  1/26  PUBLIC
   STONY BROOK           0.12   110 AM  1/27  TRAINED SPOTTER


***********************PEAK WIND GUST***********************

LOCATION             MAX WIND     TIME/DATE   COMMENTS
                        GUST            OF
                         MPH    MEASUREMENT

CONNECTICUT

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   BRIDGEPORT AIRPORT      40  1138 PM  1/26  ASOS

...NEW HAVEN COUNTY...
   NEW HAVEN               48  1216 AM  1/27  ASOS
   MERIDEN                 37  1231 AM  1/27  ASOS

...NEW LONDON COUNTY...
   GROTON                  44  1207 AM  1/27  ASOS

NEW JERSEY

...ESSEX COUNTY...
   NEWARK AIRPORT          40  1037 PM  1/26  ASOS

NEW YORK

...NASSAU COUNTY...
   FARMINGDALE             40   912 PM  1/26  ASOS
   NORTH MASSAPEQUA        35   725 PM  1/26  TRAINED SPOTTER - TSTM

...NEW YORK COUNTY...
   CENTRAL PARK            37   735 PM  1/26  ASOS

...QUEENS COUNTY...
   NYC/JFK AIRPORT         49   720 PM  1/26  ASOS - TSTM
   NYC/LA GUARDIA          40   733 PM  1/26  ASOS - TSTM

...RICHMOND COUNTY...
   STATEN ISLAND           55   720 PM  1/26  TRAINED SPOTTER - TSTM

...SUFFOLK COUNTY...
   WESTHAMPTON BEACH       52  1117 PM  1/26  ASOS
   SHIRLEY                 41  1117 PM  1/26  ASOS

...WESTCHESTER COUNTY...
   WHITE PLAINS            43   817 PM  1/26  ASOS


*****************MONTHLY SNOWFALL RECORDS******************

...SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD...

...CLIMATE SITE...    ...OLD RECORD...     ...JANUARY 2011 TOTAL*...
CENTRAL PARK         27.4 INCHES (1925)          36.0 INCHES
NEWARK               31.6 INCHES (1996)          37.3 INCHES
LAGUARDIA            27.6 INCHES (1996)          32.4 INCHES
BRIDGEPORT           26.2 INCHES (1965)          41.8 INCHES
ISLIP                21.5 INCHES (2005)          34.2 INCHES

*MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTALS AS OF 7 AM JANUARY 27 2011

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