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Winter Weather Advisory Canceled

A White Christmas Dusting

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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The snowfall overnight has caused no problems according to police agencies and the heaviest accumulations of 3' to 5" were across far southern Kentucky. So travelers today within a 150 mile radius of Cincinnati should encounter no major problems.

All weather advisories for the FOX19 viewing area have been canceled.

Cincinnati's last white Christmas was in 2004 with 9" of snow on the ground. Louisville last had snowfall on Christmas in 2002, when a half-inch fell. Lexington had less than a half-inch in 1995.

On average Cincinnati has a white Christmas around 11 percent of the years. A white Christmas is defined as having a snow depth of one inch or more.

More data from the National Weather Service

THE 10 SNOWIEST CHRISTMASES (CINCINNATI)
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1  3.7 INCHES 1909
2  2.5 INCHES 1993
3  2.2 INCHES 1969, 1935
5  1.1 INCHES 1992
6  1.0 INCH   1989
7  0.8 INCHES 2002
8  0.7 INCHES 1929, 1902
10 0.6 INCHES 1995


THE TOP 10 HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH (CINCINNATI)
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1  9 INCHES  2004
2  5 INCHES  1935
3  4 INCHES  1989, 1969
5  3 INCHES  1963, 1960
7  2 INCHES  2000, 1929
9  1 INCH    2002, 1993


THE 10 COLDEST CHRISTMAS DAYS (CINCINNATI)
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1  -12   1983
2   -3   2000
3   -2   2004, 1980
5   -1   1935, 1872
7    0   1999, 1924
9    1   1985
10   5   1878


THE 10 WARMEST CHRISTMAS DAYS (CINCINNATI)
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1    66  1893
2    65  1932
3    64  1982
4    62  1889
5    61  1875
6    60  1955, 1877
8    59  1940, 1888
10   58  1895

The Associated Press and National Weather Service information is in this report.

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