RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
132 AM MST SAT NOV 19 2011
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL SET AT RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD...
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 7.7 INCHES WAS SET AT RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 4.1 SET IN 1985.
The old record was smashed by 3.6 inches of snowfall over the previous record. This system will now begin to swiftly move off to the east. As it does, less snow will fall from the system as it becomes more starved for moisture.