Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lake-Effect Snow
County/Area IRON
Report Source COOP Observer
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2006-12-06 12:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2006-12-07 14:00:00.0 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 Cold arctic air flowing over the relatively warm surface of Lake Superior allowed heavy snow bands to develop and fall across Iron and Ashland counties in northwestern Wisconsin. Snow began around noon on Dec. 6th and ended during the mid afternoon hours on Dec. 7th. Totals ranged from 8 inches to nearly a foot from five miles east of Highbridge to Gile and Hurley.
Event Narrative Snow totals ranged from 3.5 inches in Saxon to 11.5 inches in the higher terrain in Gile. Elsewhere around the Gogebic range, totals were generally in the 6 inch range.


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
ASHLAND (ZONE) ASHLAND (ZONE) WI 12/06/2006 12:00 CST-6 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
IRON (ZONE) IRON (ZONE) WI 12/06/2006 12:00 CST-6 Lake-effect Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K