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Indianapolis sets March 1 snowfall record, 5.9 inches

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The National Weather Service reports Indianapolis set a record for snowfall on March 1 with 5.9 inches falling Sunday.

The weather service reports the city had received 2 inches of snow Saturday, giving Indianapolis a total of 7.9 inches of snow from the storm. The weather service reports that on average, Indianapolis averages 2.6 inches of snow for the entire month of March.

The previous record for March 1 snowfall in Indianapolis was 5.5 inches, set in 1963.

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