From The Vault: 1996 snowstorm set records, buried Tri-State in 14 inches

Published January 13, 2018

Rumble A snowstorm on the weekend of Jan. 7-8, 2016, set Tri-State records for largest single snowfall (14.2 inches at the airport) and most snow in a 24-hour period (12.8 inches). The worst of it – between 8 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday – effectively paralyzed the region, shutting down traffic, closing churches and malls, and trapping people in their homes.