Petersburg sees record snowfall, power outage, and broken water main in one day
December 23, 2021
Petersburg residents took up shovels, flashlights, and rain boots Tuesday in a day that saw freshly fallen snow followed by a power outage and a broken water main flooding the streets of town.
8.5 inches of snow fell Tuesday, setting a new record for most snowfall on December 21 of any year.
So far, Petersburg has accumulated a total of 74.3 inches of snow this winter according to the National Weather Service, well above the average for this point in the season of 21.3 inches.
While people outside were dealing with the snow, the people still inside soon faced another challenge.
Around 10 a....