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Erie breaks winter season snowfall record — more to come

| Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Kevin Deiner of Erie digs out his Ford Escape buried on West Sixth Street on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017.
Erie Times-News
Kevin Deiner of Erie digs out his Ford Escape buried on West Sixth Street on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017.

ERIE — The city of Erie has now broken its record for snowfall during the winter season — and more snow is expected to fall.

A low pressure system is expected to drop three to five inches of snow on the northwestern Pennsylvania area.

So far, Erie's 152.1 inches of snow beats its previous record of 149.1 inches set in the 2000-01 season.

The National Weather Service in Cleveland tweeted out the news:

Meteorologist Zach Sefcovic at the Cleveland office told the Erie Times-News, "It's been a relentless winter" for residents of the area.

Much of the seasonal total came during the Christmastime storm that brought five feet of snow to the city.

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