The National Weather Service has released precipitation counts from Thursday’s snow storm.

The inches vary wildly and the amount of snow exceeded expectations.

The NWS had predicted up to a foot of snow over parts of Suffolk County. But Terryville saw 16.4 inches, Medford got 16.3, and Brightwaters got 16 inches to round out the top three.

Full, updated accumulation totals for Suffolk County appear below.

Friday’s forecast is sunny and cold, with a high near 16 degrees and blowing snow. The low will be 5 degrees with wind chills between -5 and -15.

Wind gusts could reach as high as 44 mph.

Photo: St. Joseph’s R.C. Church in Babylon on Friday. (Credit: Matthew Ambrosio)

Suffolk County...

   Terryville            16.4   645 PM  1/04  Trained Spotter

   Medford               16.3   830 PM  1/04  Trained Spotter

   Brightwaters          16.0   700 AM  1/05  CoCoRaHS

   Islip Airport         15.8   700 PM  1/04  FAA Observer

   North Babylon         15.7   655 PM  1/04  Public

   Commack               15.0   950 PM  1/04  Public

   Smithtown             15.0   800 PM  1/04  Public

   Eastport              14.5   530 PM  1/04  Public

   Sayville              14.5   600 PM  1/04  NWS Employee

   Baiting Hollow        14.5   800 AM  1/05  Co-Op Observer

   Shirley               14.0   800 PM  1/04  Public

   Mattituck             13.6   700 PM  1/04  Trained Spotter

   Farmingville          13.0   530 PM  1/04  Trained Spotter

   Lake Ronkonkoma       12.8   700 AM  1/05  CoCoRaHS

   1 WSW East Hauppauge  12.6   738 PM  1/04  CoCoRaHS

   1 SSW Nesconset       12.6   800 AM  1/05  CoCoRaHS

   West Islip            12.6   800 AM  1/05  CoCoRaHS

   Shoreham              12.5   840 PM  1/04  Trained Spotter

   Bay Shore             12.4   800 PM  1/04  NWS Employee

   Bay Shore             12.4   700 AM  1/05  CoCoRaHS

   Upton                 12.3   100 AM  1/05  NWS Office

   Yaphank               12.1   630 PM  1/04  Public

   Miller Place          11.1   645 PM  1/04  Public

   Ronkonkoma            10.5   930 PM  1/04  NWS Employee

   2 SE Ridge             9.8   755 PM  1/04  CoCoRaHS

   Nesconset Highway      7.5   600 AM  1/05  CoCoRaHS