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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State WEST VIRGINIA
County/Area MONROE
WFO RNK
Begin Date 12/18/2009 13:30:00 EST-5
End Date 12/19/2009 17:00:00 EST-5
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 Low pressure tracked from the northeast Gulf coast early on December 18th reaching a position near Alma, Georgia as a 997 mb low by Friday the 18th at 5 PM EST. The storm continued moving northeast and deepened to a 986 mb low near Cape Hatteras by 10 AM December 19th. Heavy snow began around midday on the 18th and snows rapidly accumulated to warning criteria levels by late afternoon or early evening in all of the West Virginia counties. Final snow totals ranged from 12 to 30+ inches. All forms of travel were rendered extremely difficult for several days due to this storm and numerous vehicle accidents were reported.
Event Narrative Snow amounts ranged from 12 to 16 inches across the county. All forms of travel were extremely hazardous for the duration of the storm.


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
MERCER (ZONE) MERCER (ZONE) WV 12/18/2009 13:30 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) WV 12/18/2009 13:30 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUMMERS (ZONE) SUMMERS (ZONE) WV 12/18/2009 13:30 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREENBRIER (ZONE) GREENBRIER (ZONE) WV 12/18/2009 18:00 EST-5 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K