It was a late March surprise for residents of Alaska’s largest city, the kind that snarls traffic and keeps kids at home for the day.
The National Weather Service said 8.8 inches (22.4 centimeters) of snow fell on Anchorage between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday . . .
The latest snowfall on record of at least one-tenth of an inch is May 22, which occurred in 1964. (Read more from “Record Snowfall Buries Anchorage” HERE)