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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MONTANA
County/Area DAWSON
WFO GGW
Report Source AWOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-04-30 01:00:00.0 MST-7
End Date 2011-04-30 18:11:00.0 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 An upper trough moved into the Western United States, helping to develop an intense surface low pressure system. This low moved into the northern Plains with intense wrap around cold air, wind and snow. The hardest hit areas were zones close to the North Dakota border.
Event Narrative The Glendive AWOS reported several hours of sustained winds above 40 mph through 1600 MST with a gust to 67 mph. Lindsay Divide had similar winds with a gust to 59 mph. A small amount of snow fell too with the most being reported (2) at 2 miles west of Bloomfield. Blizzard conditions were reported over most of the county. Power was lost at 0235 MST in the Lindsay area.


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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
DANIELS (ZONE) DANIELS (ZONE) MT 04/29/2011 23:00 MST-7 High Wind 39 kts. MS 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN ROOSEVELT (ZONE) WESTERN ROOSEVELT (ZONE) MT 04/29/2011 23:00 MST-7 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EASTERN ROOSEVELT (ZONE) EASTERN ROOSEVELT (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 00:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHERIDAN (ZONE) SHERIDAN (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 00:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WIBAUX (ZONE) WIBAUX (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 00:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY (Z... CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN VALLEY (Z... MT 04/30/2011 01:00 MST-7 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAWSON (ZONE) DAWSON (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 01:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRAIRIE (ZONE) PRAIRIE (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 02:00 MST-7 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GARFIELD (ZONE) GARFIELD (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 02:00 MST-7 High Wind 36 kts. MS 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHLAND (ZONE) RICHLAND (ZONE) MT 04/30/2011 03:00 MST-7 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K