Carl and I were so excited to buy sleds for our kids when they were born yet sad to see them collect dust and cobwebs from our cold yet dry winters. Zane is finally old enough to enjoy sled riding, and we have the perfect hill.
Just a few of the weather facts from the Trib for Pittsburgh, PA:
Largest snowstorm on record: 27.4 inches for Nov. 24 through 26, 1950.
Greatest snowfall in one day: 23.6 inches on March 13, 1993.
The greatest depth of snow on the ground: 26 inches on Jan. 12, 1978.
Earliest recorded accumulation of snow: 1.8 inches on Oct. 18, 1972.
Latest recorded accumulation of snow: A half-inch on May 25, 1925.
Longest period with at least an inch of snow on the ground: Jan. 8 through March 12, 1978.
Average annual snowfall in the past 30 years: 40 inches.
Can we get a little snow in the 2000’s? Just wait until I get home from the office okay?