Record-breaking first snow fall on Amarillo, AC

By Chris Major

A 100 year-old record was broken Oct. 27.
As morning came, snow had fallen across the Texas Panhandle, bringing residents the first snow of the year. According to a story in the Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo received around 2 to 3 inches of snow. As much as 3.1 inches were recorded at the weather station on 1900 English Road, breakng the previous record of 2.4 inches set on Oct. 27, 1911. Because of road conditions, Amarillo police responded to 34 minor accidents from 6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The high for the day was 38 degrees, melting most of the snow by 5 p.m.


Published: Wednesday, November 03, 2011

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