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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MONTANA
County/Area DAWSON
WFO GGW
Begin Date 01/02/2009 16:00:00 MST-7
End Date 01/02/2009 21:00:00 MST-7
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 A fast moving Pacific storm system, brought in a cold front. Ahead of the front, strong southeast winds occurred. The winds produced blowing and drifting snow. Behind the front, arctic air moved in producing wind chills between 20 below to 30 below zero. Whiteout conditions were caused by sustained winds of 25 to 35 mph across the region. Wind gusts of over 45 mph were reported in a few locations.
Event Narrative The Montana Department of Transportation Lindsay Divide observation site had several hours of observations with sustained winds or frequent wind gusts over 35 mph. Snowfall of 2 to 5 inches was reported during the event and visibilities were below a quarter of a mile.


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
SHERIDAN (ZONE) SHERIDAN (ZONE) MT 01/02/2009 05:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EASTERN ROOSEVELT (ZONE) EASTERN ROOSEVELT (ZONE) MT 01/02/2009 09:30 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PETROLEUM (ZONE) PETROLEUM (ZONE) MT 01/02/2009 12:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GARFIELD (ZONE) GARFIELD (ZONE) MT 01/02/2009 13:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRAIRIE (ZONE) PRAIRIE (ZONE) MT 01/02/2009 14:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAWSON (ZONE) DAWSON (ZONE) MT 01/02/2009 16:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K