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Weather Historian Says We Should Expect More Snow

NEW YORK (WCBS 880/CBS 2) - Think we've had enough winter to last the rest of the season? New York City Weather historian Stephen Fybish says we are in for a lot more snow.

Fybish told WCBS 880 Reporter Marla Diamond when the city gets at least 8 inches of snow in December, the inches pile up for the rest of winter.

"There's been at least 21 inches of snow the rest of winter," said Fybish. "In two-thirds of those winters starting with a snowy December, there's been at least 30 inches of snow."


WCBS 880 Reporter Marla Diamond talks with a weather historian who says we have a lot more snow in our future.

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On Tuesday, Central Park got one inch of snow. Last week, nine inches fell onto Central Park.

Following the statistics dating back to 1872 - Fybish says he's rarely wrong - the next big snowfall will be on Super Bowl Sunday.

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