Super Snow Sunday: 3rd highest snowfall total in Detroit history

From a historical standpoint, this is one for the books. 

Metro Airport picked up 16.7" yesterday, which puts this storm at third largest snow storm in Detroit's history. (Or, at least in terms of the city's recorded history, which dates back to the late 1800s.) 

The second highest snow fell in December of 1974. The total then was 19.3". In April of 1886 a recorded 24.5" of snow fell, taking the top spot.

Other totals are ranging from 7-14" so far, but the FOX 2 Weather Authority team suspects we'll see some higher numbers come in as well.

Here are some of the latest totals so far:

16.7"     Detroit Metro Airport (Romulus)
14.1" Ann Arbor
12.5" Brighton
17.0" Brownstown Twp
9.2" Farmington Hills
13.5"     Garden City
11.9"        Lapeer
4.0" Midland
14.0"   Monroe
11.5"        Novi
13.1"        Rochester
10.0"     Roseville
7.5" Saginaw
15.5"       Shelby Township
14.0"     Waterford
12.2"        Yale

LINK: Didn't see your city? Click here to see other snow totals 

Wind chill temperatures are near zero this morning with no substantial warm up through the day. Hundreds of schools, government buildings and courts are closed for the day. 

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