Up to 20 inches of snow reported in Maine

The Associated Press
Posted Jan. 19, 2009, at 2:38 p.m.

GRAY, Maine — Mainers were digging out Monday from a daylong storm that dumped more than a foot and a half of snow in some areas of the state.

The National Weather Service said Robbinston in far eastern Maine got the deepest amount, with 20.3 inches, while Orono received 19.8 inches.

Nineteen inches were reported in Columbia, while 18 inches fell in Calais, Gorham and Ellsworth.

Portland got 16 inches from the storm, while setting a record for snowfall on Jan. 18 with 11.5 inches for the date, breaking the previous mark of 11.2 inches in 1979.

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