Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Winter Weather
State WISCONSIN
County/Area COLUMBIA
WFO MKX
Report Source COOP Observer
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-03-28 16:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-03-29 10:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative Strong low pressure tracked northeast from southeast Missouri to southeast Lower Michigan during the night of March 28th into the morning of March 29th. Maximum snowfall totals of 4 inches were recorded over Fond Du Lac, Iowa and northern Lafayette counties. Specifid accumulations included 4.1 inches 2NE of Darlington (Lafayette Co.), and in Deforest (Dane Co.); 4.0 inches 2SW Fond Du Lac, 1NE Baraboo (Sauk Co.), and Mineral Point (Iowa Co.); 3.5 inches in Beaver Dam (Dodge Co.); 3.0 inches at Monroe (Green Co.); and 2.0 inches in Portage and Wisconsin Dells (Columbia Co.). Along with thse snow amounts, a mixture of sleet, rain, freezing rain, and snow created very hazardous driving conditions. Ice accumulations of 0.10 of an inch, and sleet accumulations between 1/2 inch to 1 inch were reported during the course of this winter weather event. The media reported dozens of vehicle accidents due to slippery road surfaces. Near Darlington (Lafayette Co.)a 2-vehicle accident resulted in 1 fatality and 1 injury (both indirectly-related); while another 2-vehicle accident resulted in two fatalities and one injury near the village of Cobb in Iowa County (all indirectly-related). Greater snow amounts in an associated winter storm event ocuured at the same time over Southeast Wisconsin.
Event Narrative


     ‚Äč



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
IOWA (ZONE) IOWA (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAFAYETTE (ZONE) LAFAYETTE (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FOND DU LAC (ZONE) FOND DU LAC (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DANE (ZONE) DANE (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREEN (ZONE) GREEN (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAUK (ZONE) SAUK (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLUMBIA (ZONE) COLUMBIA (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DODGE (ZONE) DODGE (ZONE) WI 03/28/2009 16:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K