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    Author(s): Richard H. Fenton
    Date: 1959
    Source: Station Paper NE-127. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
    Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    In the Coastal Plain from Virginia to Pennsylvania, snowstorms heavy enough to damage trees are unusual. Weather Bureau records for the general area show that heavy snowfall - 8 to 25 inches in a single storm - occurs at an average frequency of about once in 7 years.

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    Fenton, Richard H. 1959. Heavy snowfall damage Virginia pine. Station Paper NE-127. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.

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