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Event Details

Event Winter Storm
State ILLINOIS
County/Area JO DAVIESS
WFO DVN
Begin Date 12/03/2010 17:30:00 CST-6
End Date 12/04/2010 15:45:00 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 The first winter storm of the season arrived on December 3-4, 2010. Low pressure was located in Nebraska with a warm front lifting out of the Plains. Temperatures ranged from the 20s in eastern Iowa to the 60s in the southern and central Plains. A 40 knot low level jet was pointed into the region with strong warm air advection producing bands of heavy snow. Snowfall amounts of at least 6 inches were noted in portions of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois. As much as 9.4 inches of snow was measured at Thomson, Illinois in Carroll county, and 9.2 inches near Elizabeth, Illinois in Jo Daviess county. Nine inches of snow was reported near Princeton, Illinois and near Dubuque, Iowa. There were numerous accidents and cars in the ditches due to the snowfall.
Event Narrative A COOP observer near Elizabeth measured 9.2 inches of 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
MERCER (ZONE) MERCER (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 13:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCK ISLAND (ZONE) ROCK ISLAND (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 14:30 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENRY (ZONE) HENRY (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 15:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 16:15 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUREAU (ZONE) BUREAU (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 17:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITESIDE (ZONE) WHITESIDE (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 17:20 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JO DAVIESS (ZONE) JO DAVIESS (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 17:30 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PUTNAM (ZONE) PUTNAM (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 18:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEPHENSON (ZONE) STEPHENSON (ZONE) IL 12/03/2010 19:00 CST-6 Winter Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K