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Boulder Continues To Shatter All-Time February Snow Record

DENVER (CBS4) - With three days to go before the end of the month and a forecast filled with snow, February 2015 will be remembered for years to come by residents of Boulder.

As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, another 4.3 inches of snow was measured at the city's official weather station, bringing the month-to-date snowfall to 42.7 inches.

The previous all-time snowfall record in Boulder was 32.1 inches set in 2012.

The liquid precipitation for the month has been 3.04 inches which is also a new record.

Boulder is under a Winter Storm Warning until 6 a.m. Thursday for the potential to see a foot of snow from the current storm.

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With the snowy forecast ahead, Denver has the potential to join Boulder in setting an all-time February snowfall record.

Prior to Wednesday's snowstorm, Denver International Airport had measured 17.2 inches of snow, which is just 4.9 inches shy of the all-time February record.

A new snow accumulation of five inches between now and the end of the month will break the old record of 22.1 inches set in 1912.

Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.

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