BOSTON (CBS) — After several weeks that had Boston residents wondering where Old Man Winter was, the city is seeing snow pile up at a historic rate.
The National Weather Service confirmed that, as of 1 p.m. Monday, Boston had set a new record for snowiest seven-day period with 34.2 inches of snow.READ MORE: Jury Selected In Trial Of Thomas Latanowich, Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon
The old record was 31.2 inches for a period ending Jan. 8, 1996, according to the weather service.READ MORE: 'This Is Temporary': Federal Eviction Moratorium Extended For Another 2 Months
The Blizzard of 2015 from January 26-28 dropped 24.6 inches in the city, making it the sixth-biggest snowstorm in Boston on record.MORE NEWS: New Quinnipiac Poll Shows President Biden's Job Approval Slip Over COVID Concerns
Up to 14 inches of snow was expected from Monday’s storm in Boston.