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CHART: Large snowfalls in Columbia across the decades

April 30, 2013 | 6:42 p.m. CDT
Across the U.S., heavy rain and snow events are increasing 2 percent per decade, according to a recent analysis by NOAA and several universities. The chart shows the number of storms that dumped 4 inches or more on Columbia since record-keeping began in the 1890s. Local weather can seem out-of-step with national trends – Columbia experienced the most snow during the 1970s.

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