Thursday, April 17, 2014
By Gillian Graham email@example.com
Portland recorded a record snowfall for a single storm as snow continues to fall on the city.
Near white-out conditions around 6:30 a.m. in Gorham on Route 114 on Saturday.
Angie Muhs photo
The National Weather Service in Gray reports the city had received 29.3 inches of snow at the jetport by 8 a.m. The previous record of 27.1 inches was recorded in Portland on Jan. 17 and 19, 1979.
Other snow totals as of 8 a.m. include: 28 inches in south Windham; 23.5 inches in Lewiston; 26.1 inches in Gorham; and 26 inches in Kennebunk, according to the weather service.
Blizzard conditions - high wind gusts and visibility of a quarter-mile or less - have been reported in Portland, Sanford, Rockland and Augusta.
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