REMEMBER: Las Vegas snowstorm on this day in 2008

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — It was 12 years ago on December 17 that Las Vegas received a record snowfall.

Although the official amount of snow recorded was 3.6 inches, as much as 10 inches was reported in some parts of the valley. Below is a slideshow of some of the photos viewers sent in to 8 News NOW from that historic weather day.

The 2008 snowfall made international news because it’s so unusual to receive that much snow in the Las Vegas valley, especially on the Las Vegas Strip.

Snowfall in Las Vegas on Dec. 17, 2008.

The record for snow in Las Vegas was set in January 1949 when nearly 10 inches was recorded over a two-day period.

If you have any pictures from that day you would like to share, you can email them to

Snowfall in Las Vegas on Dec. 17, 2008.

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