As of March 26, 2013, the snow depth in Moscow, Russia, was 30 inches, their highest March snow depth in more than 20 years.
"A previous record snow depth of 29 inches was recorded March 19, 1994," said Senior Expert Meteorologist Jim Andrews.
In early February, following a big outburst of snow, reports from Interfax (the Russian news service) stated the snowfall had reached 85 inches. Normal snowfall for Moscow is 60 inches.
The Moscow Times reported that Moscow is having their coldest March since the 1950s. Colder temperatures there this spring have prevented the birds from migrating north from their wintering grounds.
Thunderstorms in parts of the South this weekend may become strong enough to threaten lives and property.
A storm brought heavy snow and travel headaches across the Northeast on Tuesday.
Warm air is forecast to surge into much of the eastern half of the nation by the weekend and will be accompanied by heavy rain and flooding risk in some locations.
On this week's edition of AccuWeather LIVE, we'll take a look at an upcoming winter storm and how it may affect holiday travel.
Detroit will get a break from snow toward the end of the week as milder air arrives for the city.
As record-challenging warmth air pays a brief visit to the Eastern states, delays from rain, fog, ice and snow will be on the increase this weekend over much of the nation for early holiday travelers.
New York City (1917)
Central Park: -1 degrees, earliest zero reading.
Southern Illinois (1957)
A tornado tracked across Jackson, Williamson and Franklin counties, killing 11 people.
Mauna Kea, HI (1988)
Wind-driven snow and sleet led to evacuation of astronomical observatories.