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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MONTANA
County/Area DAWSON
WFO GGW
Begin Date 01/22/2011 07:00:00 MST-7
End Date 01/22/2011 13:00:00 MST-7
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 winter storm dropped southeast across northeast Montana early on the 22nd to bring blizzard conditions to part of the area. The deep snow contributed to impressive snow drifts that blocked roadways and stranded motorists.
Event Narrative At 0700 MST, 2 miles west-southwest of Glendive spotter measured 4.5 miles of new snow, still falling moderately. At 0725 MST, county dispatch reported blizzard conditions with plows not having the ability to keep the roads clear. At 0835 MST in Glendive, 5 1/2 inches of new snow fell so far with blowing and drifting snow. At 1000 MST, Lindsay Divide DOT reported sustained winds at 30 mph with gusts frequently over 35 mph. At 1300 MST, Cooperative weather observer measured 5.5 inches of new snow.


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
CENTRAL AND SE PHILLIPS (ZONE) CENTRAL AND SE PHILLIPS (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 00:00 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY (ZONE) CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 01:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHLAND (ZONE) RICHLAND (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 03:30 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GARFIELD (ZONE) GARFIELD (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 05:48 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAWSON (ZONE) DAWSON (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 07:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCONE (ZONE) MCCONE (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 07:15 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WIBAUX (ZONE) WIBAUX (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 08:05 MST-7 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHERN PHILLIPS (ZONE) NORTHERN PHILLIPS (ZONE) MT 01/22/2011 13:25 MST-7 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K