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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MINNESOTA
County/Area COTTONWOOD
WFO FSD
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-12-20 14:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-12-21 12:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Northwest winds sustained around 30 mph, with gusts over 40 mph, combined with existing loose snow cover and generally light new snowfall to cause frequent visibilities below a quarter mile in blowing snow. Drifting snow closed several roads.
Event Narrative Northwest winds sustained at around 30 mph with gusts to over 40 mph, combined with existing loose snow cover and 1 to 3 inches of new snow, produced widespread blowing snow with visibilities frequently less than a quarter mile. Drifting snow blocked several roads.


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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
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 12:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIPESTONE (ZONE) PIPESTONE (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 12:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCK (ZONE) ROCK (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 13:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYON (ZONE) LYON (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 13:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MURRAY (ZONE) MURRAY (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 13:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOBLES (ZONE) NOBLES (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 14:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COTTONWOOD (ZONE) COTTONWOOD (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 14:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JACKSON (ZONE) JACKSON (ZONE) MN 12/20/2008 15:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K