Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lake-Effect Snow
State MICHIGAN
County/Area VAN BUREN
WFO GRR
Report Source COOP Observer
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-12-06 07:00:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2010-12-07 21:00:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A prolonged north northwest flow lake effect event began on the morning of the fifth of December and continued until the evening hours of December seventh. There were two areas with very heavy snowfall. The first area was from 12 miles east of Ludington southeast into northeast Oceana county. Up to 24 inches of snow was reported 12 miles east of Ludington by mid morning on the 8th. The second area of heavy snow was from western Ottawa county, southwest across Allegan county into northeast Van Buren county with up to 20 inches of snow there.
Event Narrative Eighteen inches of snow was reported by a coop observer in Bloomingdale by 5 a.m. on the eighth. A CoCoRaHs observer reported 12.6 inches of snow just north northeast of Paw Paw. A county official reported that a foot of snow fell in Lawrence.


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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
NEWAYGO (ZONE) NEWAYGO (ZONE) MI 12/05/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OCEANA (ZONE) OCEANA (ZONE) MI 12/05/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MASON (ZONE) MASON (ZONE) MI 12/05/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) MI 12/05/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MUSKEGON (ZONE) MUSKEGON (ZONE) MI 12/06/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OTTAWA (ZONE) OTTAWA (ZONE) MI 12/06/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALLEGAN (ZONE) ALLEGAN (ZONE) MI 12/06/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VAN BUREN (ZONE) VAN BUREN (ZONE) MI 12/06/2010 07:00 EST-5 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K