NWS: Valentine's Day Winter Storm Brought a Record-Breaking 10.1 Inches of Snowfall


SAN ANGELO, TX -- The Valentine's Day Snowstorm broke records in San Angelo after a reported 10.1 inches of snow covered the area.

According to the National Weather Service, back in 1919, a total of 10 inches was recorded and for the subsequent 102 years remained the highest amount of snowfall in San Angelo's history. Sunday's snowfall beat the record by 0.1 inches, as measured at Mathis Field.

Monday is now the second coldest day in San Angelo's history with a freezing -1 degrees Fahrenheit. The lowest recorded temperature was back in 1989 when the temperature dropped to -4 degrees Fahrenheit.

In the coming days, a less severe cold front will move through the area and is expected to bring freezing rain or sleet.

According to the five-day forecast, Tuesday will bring more very cold temperatures and hazardous road conditions. The forecast for Wednesday is described as icy and a wintry mix may be possible. Thursday's temperatures will remain low and gradually increase throughout the week.

Check out the forecast for the next seven days:

Day Highest Lowest Description
Mon 18° Mostly sunny and cold with  northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tues 30° 20° Partly sunny and cold with South wind 5 to 15 mph and gusts as high as 25 mph. A chance of freezing rain
Wed 32° 12° A slight chance of snow and sleet before noon, then a slight chance of snow
Thurs 32° 17° Mostly sunny with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Fri 49° 33° Sunny with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sat 58° 40° Sunny
Sun 63° 35° Sunny

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