Update: New snowfall totals climb higher

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Areas to the east of Routes 50 and 54 were the jackpot snowfall winners on Monday, March 3, according to updated snowfall totals posted by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Areas to the east of Routes 50 and 54 were the jackpot snowfall winners on Monday, March 3, according to updated snowfall totals posted by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Areas to the east of Routes 50 and 54 were the jackpot snowfall winners on Monday, March 3, according to updated snowfall totals posted by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center.

Here are some notable South Jersey snowfall totals:

 Atlantic County

Ventnor led the way in Atlantic County with 7 inches, according to the National Weather Service. Other totals included Estell Manor, Galloway and Mays Landing, all with 6 inches of snow.

Egg Harbor Township got 5.5 inches and Pleasantville was moving slowly with a 5.3-inch snowfall total.

The National Weather Service said 5.3 inches of snow touched down at the Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township where official snowfall records are kept.

Absecon absolutely received 5.0 inches.

Hammonton, the Blueberry Capital of the World, got a less than a handful at 2.0 inches of snow.

And Catawba, where the West Family met a terrible fate, got 0.8 inches.

Burlington County

Snowfall totals were much lower in Burlington County, which previously had been hard hit by several snow storms this year. Southampton Township received 4.0 inches and Tabernacle, Marlton and Mount Laurel all got 3.5 inches each.

Cape May County

Dennis Township received 5.0 inches, but the snow continued to fall well into the afternoon hours. The final tally, no doubt, will be much higher.

Reports from the field indicate Upper Township had received a good 7 inches by the time the snow tapered off to flurries just after 3 p.m.

Cumberland County

Newport had big news to share with 5.0 inches of snow. Upper Deerfield received 3.6 inches. Vineland, which got 3.3 inches, bested its nearby relative, Millville, which got 3.0 inches. Bridgeton rounded out the top snow-getters with 2.7.

For commentary on this winter's snow see I know why it won't stop snowing


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