Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Winter Storm
State WISCONSIN
County/Area POLK
WFO MPX
Begin Date 02/26/2009 12:00:00 CST-6
End Date 02/26/2009 21:00:00 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 A fairly long light snow event occurred across west central Wisconsin the morning and afternoon of February 26. However, an individual small scale convective storm caused thundersnow in a small area around River Falls and Ellsworth between the hours of 2 and 3 pm. Snowfall rates were as high as 2 inches per hour as this convective element moved through the area.

The light snow started to taper off during the evening but not until locally 6 to 9 inches fell across portions of west central Wisconsin. The highest total in west central Wisconsin was 8.8 inches near Rice Lake of Barron County.
Event Narrative Bands of light to moderate snow fell across Polk County during the afternoon, and tapered off in the late evening. Total snowfall amounts of five to seven inches occurred across the county.


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
POLK (ZONE) POLK (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 12:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUSK (ZONE) RUSK (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 13:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARRON (ZONE) BARRON (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 13:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST. CROIX (ZONE) ST. CROIX (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 13:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIERCE (ZONE) PIERCE (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 13:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DUNN (ZONE) DUNN (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 17:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHIPPEWA (ZONE) CHIPPEWA (ZONE) WI 02/26/2009 17:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K