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Obs. Num. Time of Observation March
13  2017
Total Frozen Precip. Inches Total Melted Precip. Inches Temp. F The snow amount shown on the snowboard
will differ from the averaged observed amt. particularly if it is windy !
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Remarks for the Time Period
   0     1525 hrs.   T  T  43.8   Precipitation started as sprinkles of rain and a few flakes of snow mixed with the rain.
   1      1625 hrs.   T  T  40.6  Just light intermitted sprinkles most of the past hour.
   2      1700 hrs.   T  T  38.8  For the past 10 or 15 minutes the precipitation has turn to a heavy to moderate riming snowflakes with an occasional large flake falling as aggregates of many crystals
   3      1800 hrs.   T  T  37.0   After about 1715 all of the precipitation has been sprinkles.
  4      1900 hrs.   T  T  36.1  Only light rain and sprinkles this past hour and it will probably only be rain the rest of the night. If the rain turns back to snow observations will start again and that could occur early tomorrow morning.
   5      2400 hrs.   T  0.39  32.6  A glaze is starting to form on colder surfaces as the Sky Mirror and the deck.
Mar 14  2017      Ending
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 0.1  1.13  33.9  Most of this storm for the Glen Allen and Richmond area was rain and freezing rain with some sleet and very little snow. Glen Allen had just a little over 0.1 inches of glaze but glaze isn't counted as snow so the 0.1 inches will not be added to our 6.6-inch winter total. The final forecast for the area was for rain just not freezing rain and on the morning of the 14th there were over 40,000 homes in the Richmond Petersburg area without power. But the area got off lucky as CT, PA and western NY had more than a foot of snow.