Snowfall records toppled in South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin

16 Apr 2018 – In Minnesota, the snowstorm (blizzard) broke three records.

The 14.9 inches (37.8 cm) of snow that fell at Minneapolis airport from Friday through Sunday set a record for the city’s largest April snowstorm ever, and made it the snowiest April on record in the Twin Cities. It also made it the city’s all-time snowiest start to a calendar year, with 70.3 inches (178.6 cm) since Jan. 1.

In South Dakota, Sioux Falls set two snowfall records, first, for a single day in April at 13.7 inches (34.8 cm) Saturday, and second, with a total of 24.9 inches (63.2 cm) it broke the record for the month. Meanwhile, Huron, SD. set a two-day record for April with 15.5 (39.4 cm) of snow, as did Mitchell with its two-day total of  16.2 inches (41.1 cm).

The 23.5 inches (59.7 cm) of snow that fell in Green Bay, Wisconsin, made it the all-time second largest snowstorm in Green Bay history. It also brought total snowfall for the month to 35 inches (89 cm), making it the city’s snowiest April on record.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/snow-records-toppled-south-dakota-minnesota-wisconsin-153358508.html

Latest WPC summary of the storm:
http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/nfdscc3.html

Thanks to Jack Hydrazine, Benjamin Napier and Kenneth Lund for these links

 

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April 16, 2018 at 05:35PM

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