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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MINNESOTA
County/Area STEELE
WFO MPX
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-01-29 12:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-01-29 18:00:00.0 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 Strong northwesterly winds, frequently gusting to 40-50 mph behind an arctic front, brought blizzard conditions to a small portion of southeast Minnesota. Some snow amounts of note include 2.50 inches in Wanamingo (Goodhue County), 2.0 inches five miles south of Geneva (Freeborn County) and also at Pine Island (Goodhue County). Low visibilities included: only one hundred feet outside of Owatonna, 20 feet or less at times in Geneva (according to Freeborn County Sheriff's Office), zero visibility reported just outside of Pine Island. Southbound Interstate 35 was closed from Owatonna to Albert Lea.
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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
FREEBORN (ZONE) FREEBORN (ZONE) MN 01/29/2008 12:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GOODHUE (ZONE) GOODHUE (ZONE) MN 01/29/2008 12:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEELE (ZONE) STEELE (ZONE) MN 01/29/2008 12:00 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K