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Biggest Snowstorm in nearly four years hits Monroe

On March 7th/8th 2008 the biggest snowfall since December of 2004 hit Monroe dumping nearly 14.5 inches of snowfall across the area.  This was one of the biggest March storms ever!  I am going to start at the beginning and say back Wednesday March 5th we saw all the pieces coming together for this storm to hit the Ohio Valley. The storm was tracking well to our south and east allowing for cold air from Canada to invade the area. From Wednesday onward it was a waiting game to see how the models would respond in the next 24-36 hours. Would they compress the storm? Would they push the storm west and allow for rain.  Thursday rolled around and the models went bonkers went it came to the amount of snowfall we were going to get. Read more »