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Published March 31, 2011, 11:35 AM

Fargo-Moorhead has third-snowiest winter

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Overnight snowfall has made this winter the third-snowiest in the history of Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn. The National Weather Service says the metro area got 1.5 inches of snow, bringing the total for the season to 83.6 inches. The Forum reports that the total passes the previous third-place mark of 82.3 inches in 1936-37.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Overnight snowfall has made this winter the third-snowiest in the history of Fargo and neighboring Moorhead, Minn.

The National Weather Service says the metro area got 1.5 inches of snow, bringing the total for the season to 83.6 inches. The Forum reports that the total passes the previous third-place mark of 82.3 inches in 1936-37.

A storm that could hit the Red River Valley on Sunday could threaten the second-place mark of 89.1 inches set in 1993-94.

The Fargo-Moorhead record is 117 inches of snow in the winter of 1996-97.

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