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Spring storm breaks Detroit seasonal snowfall record

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DETROIT (WJBK) -- A spring storm that's left roads slippery across Michigan has shattered Detroit's seasonal snowfall record.

The National Weather Service says that as of Tuesday morning Detroit Metropolitan Airport saw 3.1 inches of fresh snow, pushing the seasonal total to 94.8 inches. That exceeded the previous seasonal record for Detroit of 93.6 inches that was set in the winter of 1880-81.

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The spring snow came after a weather roller coaster Monday, with rivers overflowing their banks, hundreds of thousands of people losing power and mid-70s temperatures in some parts of the state tumbling below freezing by Tuesday morning.

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