Crater Lake National Park sets new December snowfall record - KPTV - FOX 12

Crater Lake National Park sets new December snowfall record

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CRATER LAKE, OR (AP) -

Crater Lake National Park has broken its snowfall record for December, with close to 197 inches of snow recorded.

The Mail Tribune reports the previous record of 196 inches was set in December 1948.

The park currently has a snowpack of about 100 inches. The readings are taken in an area near the park's visitor center.

A long-term forecast predicts southwest Oregon will see close to average snowfall and precipitation in January, with a slightly wetter-than-normal period through March.

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