PHOTOS: Snow Breaks Records Across the East

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
November 15, 2013; 1:12 AM ET
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Snow and frigid arctic air pushed across the East early in the week, bringing some locations record-breaking accumulations.

Cincinnati, Ohio, received .7 of an inch of snow on Nov. 12, breaking the old record of .3 of an inch for the date set back in 1894.

The trace amount of snow recorded in Paducah, Ky., on Nov. 12 tied a record for the date from 1983.

At the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, a low temperature of 21 degrees broke the Nov. 12 record of 25 degrees, recorded in 1911.

Pittsburgh received 3.3 inches of snow on Tuesday, breaking the 1911 record of 1.7 inches.

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The NWS station in Wilmington, N.C., confirmed that the trace amounts of snow buildup in the area marked the earliest point in the season that snow has accumulated.

A brief warmup is expected for the East at the end of the week, but more arctic air will push its way back across the country into the start of the next workweek.

Snow dusts the ground at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C. Photo by Nathan Andrew Eckman.

Snow accumulation in Rocky Point, N.C. Photo by Instagram user southernsweetheart096.

Florida resident Sarah (sje718) says she's "out of her element" in this Wilmington, N.C., snow.

This is the earliest snow of the season for Wilmington, N.C. Photo by Hayley D Paige.

Snow coats a balcony in Pittsburgh. Photo by Instagram user minthotchocolate.

Record snow amounts in Pittsburgh. Photo by Emily Cimini.

Cincinnati also broke a snow record; one that had been standing for over a century. Photo by e.E. Charlton-Trujillo.

Snow fell before all of the leaves have in Cincinnati. Photo by Instagram user mmmkbella.

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