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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MINNESOTA
County/Area TRAVERSE
WFO ABR
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-02-20 14:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2011-02-20 20:00:00.0 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 An intense upper level low pressure area moved across the region Sunday into Monday morning bringing very heavy snowfall to west central Minnesota. Snowfall amounts of 13 to 20 inches along with north winds of 25 to 40 mph brought widespread blizzard conditions and heavy drifting across the region. The heavy snow and low visibilities resulted in road closures along with event and school cancellations Sunday into Monday. Some snowfall amounts included 13 inches at Artichoke Lake, White Rock, and Wheaton; 14 inches at Browns Valley and 20 inches at Ortonville. The snowfall began around 1 pm on the 20th and ended in the early afternoon of the 21st.
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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 02/20/2011 13:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TRAVERSE (ZONE) TRAVERSE (ZONE) MN 02/20/2011 14:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K