Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Heavy Snow
State WEST VIRGINIA
County/Area PENDLETON
WFO LWX
Report Source Department of Highways
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-01-01 15:00:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2008-01-03 00:00:00.0 EST-5
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 cold front triggered upslope snow showers along and west of the Allegheny Front in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia beginning early on January 1st. These snow showers continued through the late evening hours of January 2nd. Wind gusts to 40 mph produced blowing and drifting of snow. The gusty winds and cold temperatures resulted in wind chill values below zero. Twenty four hour snowfall amounts totaled between 8 and 9 inches in Grant County, with a storm total of 14 inches. Mineral and Pendleton counties reported 5 to 6 inches of snow.
Event Narrative West Virginia Department of Transportation measured 5 inches of snow.


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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
PENDLETON (ZONE) PENDLETON (ZONE) WV 01/01/2008 15:00 EST-5 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN MINERAL (ZONE) WESTERN MINERAL (ZONE) WV 01/01/2008 15:00 EST-5 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN GRANT (ZONE) WESTERN GRANT (ZONE) WV 01/01/2008 15:00 EST-5 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K