Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Blizzard
County/Area TRAVERSE
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-12-20 00:15:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-12-20 13:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative An area of low pressure moving across the Northern Plains brought snowfall, strong north winds, and bitter cold temperatures to west central Minnesota. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 8 inches occurred across the area. Northwest winds of 25 to 40 mph caused blizzard conditions and difficult, if not impossible, travel conditions. Some of the heavier snowfall amounts included: 5 inches at Wheaton and Ortonville; 6 inches at Artichoke Lake; 7 inches at Browns Valley and 8 inches at Tintah.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TRAVERSE (ZONE) TRAVERSE (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 00:15 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BIG STONE (ZONE) BIG STONE (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 01:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K