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Event Blizzard
State TEXAS
County/Area HARTLEY
WFO AMA
Begin Date 12/29/2006 16:36:00 CST-6
End Date 12/30/2006 18:00:00 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 A strong and vigorous upper low moved across the Rockies and produced heavy snow and blizzard conditions along with freezing rain to the western and central Texas panhandle. Five people were killed as a result of the winter storm and about one thousand seven hundred and seventy customers were without electricity in Dumas...Dalhart...Hartley...Sunray...Etter...Texline...Bushland...and Cactus. About one thousand customers were without electricity in Spearman...Vega...Adrian...and Wildorado. Motorists had to be rescued after becoming stranded by the heavy snow near Texline with four foot high snow drifts. Major roads and highways were closed due to the heavy snow including Interstate 40 west of Amarillo...U.S. Highway 87 north out of Dalhart...U.S. Highway 54 west out of Dalhart...and U.S. Highway 287 north out of Stratford. Three people were killed in Randall county involving a car and train accident with two people injured in the accident. Two other people were killed in separate car accidents with four people injured in both Potter and Randall counties...however one of those four injured on December 29, 2006 died exactly one month later on January 29, 2007 from her injuries.
Event Narrative The Dalhart ASOS reported visibilities of less than or equal to one quarter of a mile...sustained wind gusts of greater than thirty-five miles an hour...and heavy snow.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
OSCEOLA (ZONE) OSCEOLA (ZONE) MI 01/29/1996 07:00 EST Winter Storm 40 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) MI 01/29/1996 07:00 EST Winter Storm 40 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MASON (ZONE) MASON (ZONE) MI 01/29/1996 07:00 EST Winter Storm 46 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLARE (ZONE) CLARE (ZONE) MI 01/29/1996 07:00 EST Winter Storm 35 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALLAM (ZONE) DALLAM (ZONE) TX 12/28/2006 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALLAM (ZONE) DALLAM (ZONE) TX 12/28/2006 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALLAM (ZONE) DALLAM (ZONE) TX 12/28/2006 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALLAM (ZONE) DALLAM (ZONE) TX 12/28/2006 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHERMAN (ZONE) SHERMAN (ZONE) TX 12/28/2006 18:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DALLAM (ZONE) DALLAM (ZONE) TX 12/29/2006 16:36 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARTLEY (ZONE) HARTLEY (ZONE) TX 12/29/2006 16:36 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RANDALL (ZONE) RANDALL (ZONE) TX 12/29/2006 18:00 CST-6 Ice Storm 0 0 68.00K 0.00K
POTTER (ZONE) POTTER (ZONE) TX 12/29/2006 18:00 CST-6 Ice Storm 0 0 32.00K 0.00K
POTTER (ZONE) POTTER (ZONE) TX 12/29/2006 18:00 CST-6 Ice Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOORE (ZONE) MOORE (ZONE) TX 12/29/2006 18:00 CST-6 Ice Storm 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 100.00K 0.00K