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Snow storm sets record in Wichita

Tuesday’s snow storm buried a record more than 115 years old in Wichita.

The official snowfall total of 8.7 inches easily broke the record for snowiest Feb. 4, which was 5 inches set back in 1897. Even more snow fell on the north side of the city, weather officials said, but the official records are logged next to Mid-Continent Airport in southwest Wichita.