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Nor'easter / Wilma's Greatest Hits

October 26, 2005; 1:23 PM

Below are the greatest hits from the Northeast during yesterday's Nor'easter and Hurricane Wilma, during which time as much as 20 inches of snow fell (excluding Mount Washington, NH which got 27.5") and 38-foot waves were observed offshore. If you see anything incorrect or have additional information, let me know.


AP Photo - Massachusetts Weather: Pedestrians struggle to gain their balance as they walk against heavy wind and rain, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, in Boston.

 
Highest Wind Gusts:

MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH : 97 mph *
CAPE MAY, NJ : 74 mph
MT. DESERT ROCK C-MAN, ME 68 mph
Laurentian Fan (44141) : 67 mph
MILTON, MA : 66 mph
ALLIGATOR RIVER BRIDGE, NC: 65 mph
Banqureau Banks (44139) : 64 mph
East Scotia Slope (44137) : 64 mph
CAPE ELIZABETH, ME : 64 mph
QUODDY HEAD STATE, ME : 64 mph
SUSSEX, DE : 62 mph
CUTLER, ME : 62 mph
MATINICUS ROCK, ME : 60 mph
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI : 60 mph

Highest Waves / Lowest Pressures:

44024: 37.4 ft. waves, 29.15"
44004: 28.5 ft. waves, 29.01"
44008: 27.6 ft. waves, 29.06"
44025: 25.6 ft. waves, 29.02"
44142: 25.9 ft. waves, 29.11"
44137: 24.6 ft. waves, 28.81"
44025: 23.0 ft. waves, 29.12"
44009: 22.6 ft. waves, 29.21"
44017: 22.3 ft. waves, 29.15"
44025: 19.7 ft. waves, 29.20"
Highest Snowfall Reports:

Mount Washington, NH : 27.5" *
JAY PEAK, VT : 20.0"
Killington, VT : 19.0"
BARTON, VT : 16.5"
Laurel Summit, PA : 16.2"
Randolph, NH : 16.0"
FORT KENT, ME : 16.0"
RANGELEY, ME : 16.0"
UNDERHILL, VT 14.3"
CAMBRIDGE, VT : 14.0"
EAST BROWNINGTON, VT : 14.0"
PLAISTED, ME : 12.0"
DUSHORE, PA : 12.0"
Terra Alta, WV : 12.0"
Oakland, MD : 10.0"
Eldred, PA : 10.0"
CLAYTON LAKE, ME : 10.0"
PORTAGE, ME : 10.0"
ELLENBURG DEPOT, NY : 10.0"
Norwich, NY : 10.0"
Sylvania, PA : 11.0"
SOUTH LINCOLN, VT : 9.1"
DANBY, VT : 9.0"
SUTTON, VT : 9.0"
Twin Mountain, NH : 9.0"
East Brownington, VT : 9.0"
Snowshoe, WV : 9.0"
Eden, VT : 13.8"
North Underhill, VT : 9.0"
Gorham, NH : 8.5"
RENNSELEARVILLE, NY : 8.5"
Philipsburg, PA : 8.5"
Indian Lake, NY : 8.5"


*Mount Washington is generally excluded from records because of its unusual height, and distance away from population.

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