Lehigh Valley Sets All-Time Annual Precipitation Record

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The Lehigh Valley was spared the 1-2 inches of snow forecast early Thursday morning, but the 1.72 inches of rain that fell Wednesday pushed the area to an all-time annual precipitation record of 69.68 inches, breaking the record of 67.69 set in 1952.

The weather system expected to bring a few inches of snow to the Lehigh Valley by Thursday morning moved through the area too quickly before the temperatures could convert the rain to snow.

Read more: http://www.mcall.com/news/local/mc-lehigh-valley-precipitation-record-20111208,0,3581547.story?page=1

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