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Anchorage beats snow record

A life sized statue in front of Grizzly Gifts in downtown Anchorage, AK gathers a blanket of snow on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
David Parrish pushes Althea Parrish in a stroller while Julie Trulin runs with the dogs along Sand Lake Road on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Minutes later the annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when down the street at NOAA headquarters the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell measures the latest accumulation of snow on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Snow falls in downtown Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches on Saturday afternoon.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell enters the latest accumulation of snow data on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell measures water equivalency of the latest accumulation of snow on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell measures water equivalency of the latest accumulation of snow on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell measures water equivalency of the latest accumulation of snow on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell measures water equivalency of the latest accumulation of snow on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Snow falls in downtown Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches on Saturday afternoon.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Snow falls in downtown Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches on Saturday afternoon.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Snow falls in downtown Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches on Saturday afternoon.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Mary Krueger and Becky DeMelfi clean snow off the car as snow falls in downtown Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches on Saturday afternoon.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Snow falls in downtown Anchorage, AK on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches on Saturday afternoon.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
NOAA forecaster Christian Cassell clears off the snow board after measuring the latest accumulation on Saturday, April 7, 2012. The annual Anchorage, AK snow fall record was broken when the snow fall total for the year reached 133.6 inches with the measurement.
BOB HALLINEN / Anchorage Daily News
Bike racks, just starting to reveal themselves from the winter's snow, have new snow today. Anchorage's spring snowfall Saturday, April 7, 2012 succeeding in breaking the all-time record for the season's snow.
ANNE RAUP / Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage's spring snowfall Saturday, April 7, 2012 succeeding in breaking the all-time record for the season's snow.
ANNE RAUP / Anchorage Daily News
A cyclist rides the Chester Creek Trail near Lake Otis Parkway on Saturday, April 7, 2012. Anchorage broke the record for winter snowfall Saturday.
Marc Lester / Anchorage Daily News
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