Record snowfall in Abilene, other totals
ABILENE, Texas —
Sleet and snow developed in our western areas before sunrise Saturday and spread eastward. Most of the snow fell around and north of I-20. The snow event ended by sunset Saturday.
Here are some totals reported by the National Weather Service:
ABILENE 3.0 inches (New record for Dec 8th)
ANSON 4 inches
ASPERMONT 2 inches
FORT GRIFFIN STATE PARK 1.5 inches
JAYTON 3 inches
LUBBOCK 7 inches to 10.5 inches
STAMFORD 2 inches
SWEETWATER 2 inches
THROCKMORTON 1.5 inches
WEINERT 2 inches.
The 3.0 inches recorded at Abilene was a new record snowfall for December 8th - breaking the old record for the date of a trace of snow measured in 2016 and 1989.