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Mt. Shasta Could Set World Record For Largest Snowfall (18 Feet in 4 Days)

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Mount Shasta, California, home of the world record for a single dump (189 inches in February 1959) is getting pounded by a storm of biblical proportions. NOAA is predicting as much as 18 feet of snow could fall on Mt. Shasta over 4 days and as much as 22 feet in a 7 day timeframe. Here is a day-by-day breakdown from the National Weather Service

Thursday day: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Steady temperature around 18. Wind chill values as low as -9. Windy, with a south southwest wind around 75 mph, with gusts as high as 110 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 33 to 39 inches possible.


Thursday night: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 15. Wind chill values as low as -8. Windy, with a south southwest wind 85 to 95 mph, with gusts as high as 115 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 36 to 42 inches possible.

Friday day: Snow showers. Temperature falling to around 15 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -12. Windy, with a south southwest wind 80 to 85 mph decreasing to 70 to 75 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 115 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 21 to 27 inches possible.


Friday Night: Snow. Low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -14. Windy, with a south southwest wind 70 to 80 mph, with gusts as high as 115 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 21 to 27 inchespossible.


Saturday day: Snow. High near 20. Windy, with a southwest wind 75 to 80 mph, with gusts as high as 115 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 20 to 26 inches possible.


Saturday Night: Snow. Low around 19. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 28 to 34 inches possible.
 Sunday: Snow. High near 18. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.

Today: Snow showers. High near 20. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a southwest wind around 75 mph, with gusts as high as 115 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.

Tonight: Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 19. Wind chill values as low as -11. Windy, with a south southwest wind 80 to 90 mph increasing to 105 to 115 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 29 to 35 inches possible.

Sunday: Snow showers. Temperature falling to around 15 by 4pm. Wind chill values as low as -10. Windy, with a west wind 65 to 75 mph decreasing to 55 to 65 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 115 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 12 to 18 inches possible.

Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 11. Wind chill values as low as -6. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Monday: A slight chance of snow showers before 10am, then a chance of snow showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 20. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 21 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Monday Nigh: tSnow, mainly after 10pm. Low around 21. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches possible.

Tuesday: Snow. High near 25. Windy. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 14 to 20 inches possible.

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