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Metro Detroit 3 inches away from snowiest winter ever

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Josh Halasy measured 6.5" of snow at Detroit Metro Airport Wednesday. Josh Halasy measured 6.5" of snow at Detroit Metro Airport Wednesday.
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According to the National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office, the Detroit area has received 90.6" of snow this winter. This is ranked the second-most snowiest winter ever, and at least three more inches of snow is needed to break the record.

The snowiest winter ever on record was the winter of 1880-1881 with 93.6" of snow.

The NSW says the season normal for the Detroit area is 42.5" of snow.

LINK: Click here for more Detroit weather fun-facts from the National Weather Service

VIDEO: Click on the video player above to hear from the person who measures the snow at Detroit Metro Airport for the National Weather Service

SNOW TOTALS IN THE FOLLOWING CITIES

Belleville: 6.0"
Brighton: 6.5"
Holly: 9.3"
Lake Orion: 8.1"
Livonia: 4.2"
Metro Airport: 6.5"
Monroe: 7.2"
Mt. Clemens: 8.9"
Novi: 5.5"
Royal Oak: 3.5"
Shelby Twp.: 5.0"

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