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Snowfall by locale based on spotter reports

The National Weather Service notes a record snowfall of 13.8 inches was set in Buffalo Wednesday, breaking the old record of 7.3 set in 1959. The daily snowfall is the sixth-greatest on record for the month of March. 

Here are spotter reports by locale for 24-hour snowfall from this morning:

ERIE COUNTY
BUFFALO, 13.8 inches

MONROE COUNTY...
ROCHESTER INTL ARPT, 16.2 inches

ALLEGANY COUNTY
RUSHFORD, 7.2 inches
ALFRED, 7.1 inches
WHITESVILLE, 3.6 inches

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY...
PERRYSBURG, 11 inches
FRANKLINVILLE, 6 inches
OLEAN, 3 inches

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY
RIPLEY, 12 inches

ERIE COUNTY
BOSTON, 13 inches
WILLIAMSVILLE, 12.5 inches
KENMORE, 12.2 inches
EAST AURORA, 10 inches
BLASDELL, 9 inches

NIAGARA COUNTY
YOUNGSTOWN, 12.5 inches
NIAGARA FALLS, 10.7 inches
PENDLETON, 9.5 inches

WYOMING COUNTY
WARSAW, 15 inches
SILVER SPRINGS, 10 inches

Here are 24-hour snowfall totals below based on spotter reports from 9 p.m. Wednesday.

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY
PERRYSBURG, 11 inches

ERIE COUNTY
BUFFALO, 13.4 inches
BOSTON, 12 inches
LANCASTER, 12 inches
GRAND ISLAND, 12 inches
DEPEW, 11.5 inches
S AKRON, 11.5 inches
ORCHARD PARK, 11.5
WEST SENECA, 11 inches
WILLIAMSVILLE, 10.8 inches
MARILLA, 10.5 inches
HAMBURG, 10.5 inches
KENMORE, 9.3 inches
EAST AURORA, 9 inches
BLASDELL, 8 inches
ELMA, 8 inches


GENESEE COUNTY
CORFU, 9 inches

MONROE COUNTY
ROCHESTER INTL ARPT, 15.5 inches


NIAGARA COUNTY
SANBORN, 17 inches
NORTH TONAWANDA, 16.5 inches
LOCKPORT, 13 inches
NORTH TONAWANDA, 12.1 inches
PENDLETON, 9.5 inches

WYOMING COUNTY...
WARSAW, 10 inches (as of 4 p.m.)

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