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Wintry weather helps Flint set seasonal snowfall record

April 16, 2018

Large snowflakes fall from the sky, lining empty tree branches as visibility dims through the storm on Monday, April 9, 2018 at City Hall in downtown Flint, Mich. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The National Weather Service says the recent wintry weather helped the city of Flint set a seasonal snowfall record.

MLive.com reports an inch (2.5 centimeters) of sleet fell over the weekend at Bishop International Airport, bringing the snowfall total for the 2017-2018 season to 84.5 inches (214.6 centimeters).

The previous record for Flint was 83.9 inches (213 centimeters) in the 2013-2014 season.

More snow is in the forecast this week in Flint, so the total for the 2017-2018 season could continue to rise.

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