Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Winter Storm
State MINNESOTA
County/Area TRAVERSE
WFO ABR
Report Source COOP Observer
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-12-23 17:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-12-26 23:00:00.0 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 A broad upper level low pressure area over the Upper Midwest associated with an intense surface low pressure area brought widespread heavy snow along with low visibilities in blowing snow to Big Stone and Traverse counties. The storm was a slow mover and produced several rounds of snow over a three-day period. Total snowfall amounts were from 11 to 16 inches. Holiday travel was disrupted or halted for several days. The heavy snow combined with winds of 20 to 35 mph brought widespread blowing and drifting snow. Some snowfall amounts included, 11 inches at Wheaton, 15 inches at Browns Valley, and 16 inches at Ortonville and Artichoke Lake.
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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
BIG STONE (ZONE) BIG STONE (ZONE) MN 12/23/2009 17:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TRAVERSE (ZONE) TRAVERSE (ZONE) MN 12/23/2009 17:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K