How reliable is the current world-record snowfall event from Boulder County set way back in 1921? What are the guidelines for taking official snowfall measurements? What happened during the February 22 snow event to produce more than 5″ in Boulder, but less than 1″ in Denver? Listen to find out!

Show highlights include:

  • Intro
    • Hosts: Andy, Ben,  & Joseph
  • Past week’s weather discussion (Feb 20-26, 2016)  [Timestamp 23:22]
    • A little snow sneaks under the ridge!
    • Wow! That snow disappeared quick
  • Snowfall World Record (set in Boulder County in 1921) [Timestamp 48:57]
    • Was it reliable? Does it still hold up today?
    • Modern day snow measurement controversy in Washington D.C.

Ben Castellani

Ben grew up in western Pennsylvania and holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in meteorology. He currently works on a programming language tailored for scientists at Harris Geospatial Solutions in Boulder.

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