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Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
Afternoon snow in downtown Fort Wayne on Tuesday.

By the numbers: Snowfall

FORT WAYNE – A record snowfall of 9.0 inches was set in Fort Wayne for March 5. This breaks the old record of 2.2 set in 2005.

The city got 1.4 inches Wednesday, which makes the total 10.4 inches, according to the The National Weather Service in northern Indiana.

The weather service released the latest 24-hour snowfall reports at 8:52 a.m. Wednesday.


Allen County

  • Fort Wayne International Airport, 9.0 inches
  • Hessen Cassel, 8.2 inches
  • Woodburn, 5.8 inches
DeKalb County

  • Northeast Butler, 4.2 inches
  • East northeast Auburn, 4.0 inches
Huntington County

  • City of Huntington, 7.1 inches
  • East southeast Andrews, 6.0 inches
Kosciusko County

  • South southeast James Lake, 11.3 inches
  • East Claypool, 6.8 inches
LaGrange County

  • Southwest Brushy Prairie, 4.5 inches
  • East northeast Brushy Prairie, 3.8 inches
Noble County

  • East side Big Lake, 8.3 inches
  • Eastern Rome City, 4.5 inches
Steuben County

  • West side Golden Lake, 4.0 inches
  • West southwest Golden Lake, 3.7 inches
  • Eastern Hamilton, 2.8 inches
  • South Metz, 2.5 inches
  • East northeast Crooked Lake, 2.5 inches
Wabash County

  • Urbana, 7.0 inches
Wells County

  • Bluffton, 6.8 to 7.0 inches
  • Southwest Craigville, 6.0 inches
  • East northeast Murray, 3.8 inches
Whitley County

  • Southeast Raber, 9.6 inches
  • North northeast Columbia City, 9.0 inches
  • North northwest Tri-Lakes, 7.3 inches

Defiance County

  • Hicksville, 3.0 inches
The weather service said "observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying equipment and exposures." Not all of the numbers listed are considered official.