Posted by on February 2, 2021 4:57 am

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National Weather Service has begun getting in reports from weather spotters with snow totals from the Great Nor’easter of 2021.

And the numbers are impressive!

Snow Totals from the Great Nor’easter of 2021

Many of the bigger totals come from right here in Schuylkill County, too. Here’s a look at the latest big snow totals from the coal region:

Schuylkill County Snow Totals (Jan. 31-Feb. 2)

  • 22″ – Auburn (as of 9:15 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 20.5″ – Schuylkill Haven (9:58 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 20″ – Summit Station (as of 9:35 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 17.5″ – Tamaqua (as of 8 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 16.5″ – Gilberton (as of 9 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 14.3″ – Tower City (as of 12:04 a.m. Feb. 2)

In the greater Pottsville area, we measured 19″ at our location. Hopefully throughout the day on Tuesday, we get more updated snow totals from National Weather Service.

Here are some other notable snow totals from the area, including the highest snow totals:

  • Lords Valley, PA received 28 inches of snow (as of 11 p.m., Feb. 1), the highest recorded total in Pennsylvania.
  • In Tatamy, PA, a weather spotter called in 27 inches of snow from the Great Nor’easter
  • At Lehigh Valley International Airport, they’re reporting 26.9 inches of snow. In Bethlehem, 22.5 inches of snow piled up over the last 48 hours, according to NWS reports. Hellertown got 20.9 inches.

In places surrounding Schuylkill County, the snow totals from the Great Nor’easter of 2021 were pretty impressive, too:

  • 22″ – Temple (as of 10 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 20″ – Bern Township (as of 9:30 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 18.5″ – Hazleton (as of 10:53 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 18.5″ – Reading (as of 7:05 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 17.5″ – Mount Carmel (as of 10:32 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 17″ – New Tripoli (as of 5:59 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 17″ – Drums (as of 11 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 17″ – Lehighton (as of 5:36 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 16″ – Myerstown (as of 9 p.m., Feb. 1)
  • 15.8″ – Hamburg (as of 10:02 p.m., Feb. 1)

REMINDER: These totals are likely to be updated through the day on Tuesday. We’ll update this article with new totals.

How much snow did you get where you live? Let us know in the Comments section or snap a pic of your neighborhood and share it with us by following the link to the News Tips form below.

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