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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State SOUTH DAKOTA
County/Area BRULE
WFO FSD
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-03-30 20:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-03-31 18:00:00.0 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 Heavy snow accompanied by winds gusting to over 40 mph produced blizzard conditions over southeast South Dakota away from the eastern border of the state. The blizzard began on the evening of March 30th and continued through the daytime hours of March 31st. Travel was brought to a standstill, with numerous roads closed, including Interstate 90 from Mitchell west. The greatest reported snow accumulation was 16.5 inches near Corsica.
Event Narrative Snowfall of 8 to 13 inches, accompanied by northerly winds gusting over 45 mph, produced blizzard conditions that brought travel and commerce to a standstill. Numerous businesses, schools, and roads were closed, including Interstate 90; and many roads not officially closed were impassable. A report of 13 inches of snow was received from 8 miles south of Chamberlain.


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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
GREGORY (ZONE) GREGORY (ZONE) SD 03/30/2009 20:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHARLES MIX (ZONE) CHARLES MIX (ZONE) SD 03/30/2009 20:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRULE (ZONE) BRULE (ZONE) SD 03/30/2009 20:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JERAULD (ZONE) JERAULD (ZONE) SD 03/30/2009 21:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BEADLE (ZONE) BEADLE (ZONE) SD 03/30/2009 21:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AURORA (ZONE) AURORA (ZONE) SD 03/30/2009 22:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KINGSBURY (ZONE) KINGSBURY (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 01:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DOUGLAS (ZONE) DOUGLAS (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 01:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANBORN (ZONE) SANBORN (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 02:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAVISON (ZONE) DAVISON (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 03:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINER (ZONE) MINER (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 04:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUTCHINSON (ZONE) HUTCHINSON (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 04:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HANSON (ZONE) HANSON (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 04:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BON HOMME (ZONE) BON HOMME (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 06:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 07:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCOOK (ZONE) MCCOOK (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 08:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOODY (ZONE) MOODY (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 09:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YANKTON (ZONE) YANKTON (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 09:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TURNER (ZONE) TURNER (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 09:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKINGS (ZONE) BROOKINGS (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 09:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINNEHAHA (ZONE) MINNEHAHA (ZONE) SD 03/31/2009 09:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K