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    Nor'easter / Wilma's Greatest Hits

    By Jesse Ferrell, Meteorologist/Community Director
    6/06/2006, 11:29:50 AM

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    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.


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    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.

    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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