A merry, extra-white Christmas in South Dakota

From the Sioux Falls office of the National Weather Service:

Christmas Day 2009 will go down as the snowiest Christmas on record in many places. Below is a table of snowfall through 9:30 p.m. Christmas, previous record snowfall for the date, and the three-day storm total from December 23rd through December 25th.

width=”499″ height=”152″ cellspacing=”1″ cellpadding=”1″ border=”1″> SITE SNOWFALL PREVIOUS RECORD 3 DAY TOTAL SIOUX FALLS 9.9 INCHES 10.0 INCHES IN 1945 15.7 INCHES SIOUX CITY 8.0 INCHES 6.0 INCHES IN 1996 17.2 INCHES HURON 9.5 INCHES 3.5 INCHES IN 1978 14.8 INCHES MITCHELL 7.0 INCHES 5.7 INCHES IN 1964 16.2 INCHES


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Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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