The snowstorm invading and disrupting travel across the Upper Midwest this has a history of shattering records farther to the west.
As of 1:30 p.m. CST, a foot of snow had buried places in western South Dakota.
The Rapid City Regional Airport, S.D., recorded a total of 12.4 inches. However, 7.7 inches of snow that fell before midnight shattered Friday's daily snowfall record of 4.1 inches from 1985.
The snowstorm amounted to 9.3 inches in Downtown Rapid City.
East Rapid City, S.D., has set two daily snowfall records. The first was on Friday when the 4.8 inches that fell exceeded the previous record of 3.7 inches from 1930.
Today's record of 3.1 inches was surpassed at 12:45 p.m. when 4.5 inches was measured.
A snowfall record was even broken farther to the west in northern Nevada on Friday as the storm spread its snow from the Northwest to the Rockies.
The 3.4 inches Winnemucca, Nev., received late Friday exceeded the previous daily snowfall record of 1.5 inches from 1971.
Other snowfall totals from the storm, through 1:30 p.m. CST today, include:
--Near St. Charles, Idaho: 16.0 inches
--Pringle, S.D.: 12.0 inches
--Downtown Newcastle, Wyo.: 12.0 inches
--Clarkston, Utah: 11.0 inches
--Hill City, S.D.: 10.0 inches
--Boulder Mountain, Mont.: 10.0 inches
--Lakeview Ridge, Mont.: 9.0 inches
--Upton, Wyo.: 8.0 inches
--Deadwood, S.D.: 7.5 inches
--Rice, Minn.: 5.0 inches
--Salt Lake City, Utah: 2.0 inches
Millions of Americans will be disappointed as the recent dry weather and high risk for wildfires across the western United States has put firework bans into effect.
Thunderstorms may disrupt July Fourth activities in parts of the central and eastern United States.
Before air conditioning existed, people had to be creative when trying to stay comfortable in sweltering conditions.
While downpours could come calling at the start and finish of the July Fourth weekend in the northeastern United States, the vast majority of the time will be dry.
The recent unsettled weather across the United Kingdom will continue this weekend impacting several outdoor events.
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A thunderstorm brought hail 4.5" in diameter.
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All-time record high of 108 (previous record 106 degrees).