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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MONTANA
County/Area PRAIRIE
WFO GGW
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-03-29 10:00:00.0 MST-7
End Date 2009-03-29 22:00:00.0 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 major low pressure system moved through the region placing the NWS Glasgow forecast area in the northern end of the system. Strong east winds of 20 to 30 mph were common with some sites reporting gusts to 45 mph during the event. The event started in the early morning hours of Sunday March 29th and continued through the late afternoon on Monday March 30th.
Event Narrative Blizzard conditions occurred with drifts up to four feet, mainly southeast of Terry. Up to 12 inches of snowfall was estimated. Three motorists were stranded in ditches along Interstate 94, which resulted in the Montana Department of Transportation closing it overnight of the 29th.


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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
GARFIELD (ZONE) GARFIELD (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 04:30 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LITTLE ROCKY MOUNTAINS (ZONE) LITTLE ROCKY MOUNTAINS (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 05:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PETROLEUM (ZONE) PETROLEUM (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 05:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL AND SE PHILLIPS (ZONE) CENTRAL AND SE PHILLIPS (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 06:00 MST-7 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCONE (ZONE) MCCONE (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 09:00 MST-7 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRAIRIE (ZONE) PRAIRIE (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 10:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WIBAUX (ZONE) WIBAUX (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 10:30 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAWSON (ZONE) DAWSON (ZONE) MT 03/29/2009 12:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K