Look back at the Snowmageddon of 2011 snow in Tulsa and NE Oklahoma after February blizzard

As the East Coast sees snow forecasts of estimates at more than two feet for Washington, a foot to 18 inches for Philadelphia and 8 inches to a foot in New York, it conjures up memories of our "Snowmageddon," five years ago. 

The blizzard of February 2011 not only dumped record amounts of snow in Green Country, it also cost lives.

A pickup truck slid off an elevated portion of the Will Rogers Turnpike road near Miami and fell 61 feet into the icy waters of the Spring River. Three people were killed.

Schools, businesses, government agencies and even interstate highways were closed. Icy streets had many shut in for days, and the only way to experience the outside world was by foot.

VIDEOS ABOVE: Aerials of snow-packed Tulsa | Time lapse of snow drift | Firefighters using trucks to smash down snow | Broken Arrow neighborhood during snow fall

The snowfall totals were ridiculous. Here were some of the reports sent to us by the Tulsa National Weather Service.

  • 21.00 INCHES OF SNOW 6 MILES EAST OF OWASSO IN ROGERS COUNTY
  • 20.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT CLAREMORE IN ROGERS COUNTY
  • 20.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT SPERRY IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 20.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT MIAMI IN OTTAWA COUNTY
  • 20.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT HOMINY IN OSAGE COUNTY
  • 19.00 INCHES OF SNOW 1 MILES WEST OF OWASSO IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 18.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT AFTON IN OTTAWA COUNTY
  • 18.00 INCHES OF SNOW 3 MILES EAST OF OWASSO IN ROGERS COUNTY
  • 17.00 INCHES OF SNOW 2 MILES SOUTH OF PAWHUSKA IN OSAGE COUNTY
  • 16.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT SKIATOOK IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 16.00 INCHES OF SNOW 6 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF OWASSO IN ROGERS COUNTY
  • 15.00 INCHES OF SNOW 5 MILES EAST-SOUTHEAST OF OWASSO IN ROGERS COUNTY
  • 15.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT BROKEN ARROW IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 15.00 INCHES OF SNOW 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TULSA IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 14.50 INCHES OF SNOW 1 MILES EAST OF OWASSO IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 14.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT TULSA IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 13.00 INCHES OF SNOW 3 MILES SOUTH OF JENKS IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 12.00 INCHES OF SNOW 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF TULSA IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 12.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT COMMERCE IN OTTAWA COUNTY
  • 11.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT GLENPOOL IN TULSA COUNTY
  • 11.00 INCHES OF SNOW 4 MILES EAST OF KANSAS IN DELAWARE COUNTY
  • 7.50 INCHES OF SNOW AT OAKS IN CHEROKEE COUNTY
  • 6.00 INCHES OF SNOW 1 MILES EAST OF TAHLEQUAH IN CHEROKEE COUNTY
  • 5.00 INCHES OF SNOW 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MCALESTER IN PITTSBURG COUNTY
  • 4.00 INCHES OF SNOW AT WESTVILLE IN ADAIR COUNTY
  • 4.00 INCHES OF SNOW 1 MILES NORTHWEST OF BUNCH IN ADAIR COUNTY

Tulsa's 14 inch snowfall broke the record for the most snow for the date, the most snow ever for February, and the most from a single storm.

On February 3, Tulsa woke up to minus 6 degrees, which broke the record low for the date. The old record was -5, set in 1996.

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