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Event Details

Event Blizzard
State MINNESOTA
County/Area GRANT
WFO FGF
Report Source ASOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-04-25 16:30:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-04-25 20:33:00.0 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 An unusual late April winter storm hit the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest Friday (25th) and Saturday (26th). A low pressure system pushed northeast across Iowa Friday into Wisconsin Saturday. The storm blanketed much of far southeastern North Dakota and North and West Central Minnesota with more than 8 inches of snow. An area near Wahpeton, ND and Fergus Falls, MN got more than 12 inches. Gusty northerly winds produced blizzard and near blizzard conditions across West Central Minnesota, resulting in the closure of parts of Interstate 94 Saturday morning between Alexandria and Moorhead, MN. Travel was not advised in many other areas as well.
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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
WEST OTTER TAIL (ZONE) WEST OTTER TAIL (ZONE) MN 04/25/2008 16:30 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WILKIN (ZONE) WILKIN (ZONE) MN 04/25/2008 16:30 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRANT (ZONE) GRANT (ZONE) MN 04/25/2008 16:30 CST-6 Blizzard 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K