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Associated Press, Published December 30 2008

Records set in ND with current snowfall

BISMARCK, N.D. - Snow records are being set across North Dakota today as snow falls throughout the region.

In Bismarck, the National Weather Service reports the overnight storm brought the city's December snow total to 33.5 inches. That's more than any month on record in Bismarck. It tops the mark of 31.1 inches in March 1975.

Other snowfall amounts include 10 inches each in Turtle Lake and Bowdon, 8.2 inches in Williston and about 5 inches in Jamestown and Minot.

Grand Forks and Fargo each set records with more than 30 inches of snow for December. Fargo topped its 1927 record for December by about an inch while Grand Forks topped its 1918 record of 27.6 inches.

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