THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER

CAMP SPRINGS, MD


STORM SUMMARY MESSAGE



STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 4 FOR CENTRAL U.S. WINTER STORM
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD
300 AM CST TUE FEB 12 2008        

...FREEZING RAIN CONTINUES TO ACCUMULATE FROM NORTHERN ARKANSAS
AND SOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI INTO THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY STATES. LIGHT
SNOW IS FALLING ACROSS THE MIDWEST INTO THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY
STATES...

WINTER STORM WARNINGS...SNOW ADVISORIES...WINTER WEATHER
ADVISORIES ARE CURRENTLY IN EFFECT ACROSS AN EXTENDED AREA FROM
NORTHERN ARKANSAS NORTHEASTWARD INTO CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA WITH
LOCALIZED AREAS HAVING ICE STORM AND HEAVY SNOW WARNINGS. WINTER
STORM WATCHES ARE IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE NORTHEASTERN U.S. IN
ADDITION...SNOW ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FROM THE MIDWEST EASTWARD
INTO PARTS OF LOWER MICHIGAN AND OHIO VALLEY. FOR THE MOST UP TO
DATE MAP OF THESE AREAS...PLEASE VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.

AT 3 AM CST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADARS DEPICTED AN
EXTENDED AREA OF MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION FROM NORTHEAST
TEXAS INTO THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY STATES...NORTH OF A STATIONARY
FRONTAL BOUNDARY. SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATED THAT THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF PRECIPITATION AREA WAS IN THE FORM OF FREEZING
RAIN...SOME OF WHICH ACCOMPANIED WITH THUNDER. FARTHER
NORTH...SNOW WAS REPORTED FROM THE MIDWEST EASTWARD THROUGH THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES...THE OHIO VALLEY INTO SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA.
HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS INTO NORTHEASTERN
TEXAS.

...SELECTED STORM ICE TOTALS IN INCHES FROM 1200 AM CST
MONDAY...FEBRUARY 11 THROUGH 300 AM CST TUESDAY...FEBRUARY 12...

...ILLINOIS...

PARK HILLS		     2.50 SLEET
BONNE TERRE 5 S		     2.00 SLEET
FARMINGTON		     2.00 SLEET
ELLIS GROVE		     1.50 SLEET
CHESTER			     1.50 SLEET
BISMARK			     1.00
WATERLOO		     1.00 SLEET
FREDERICKTOWN		     0.50 SLEET
SALEM			     0.50 SLEET
SESSER			     0.40

...MISSOURI...

HOUSTON                      1.50 FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
STE. GENEVIEVE		     1.25
FARMINGTON 8 E		     1.00 SLEET
NEOSHO			     0.50
IRON GATES 0.9 S             0.50 FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
DE SOTO			     0.40 SLEET
ASH GROVE                    0.38 
SHOAL CREEK ESTATES 0.2 SE   0.30 

...KANSAS...

OSWEGO                       0.50
INDEPENDENCE		     0.50
CHANUTE			     0.30
SEDAN			     0.30
HOWARD		 	     0.25
FREDONIA		     0.25
 

...OKLAHOMA...

LENAPAH 10 N                 0.50
MIAMI			     0.30
LENAPAH	10 N		     0.30 
COMMERCE                     0.25 
WELCH 7 N		     0.25			    

...SELECTED STORM SNOW TOTALS IN INCHES FROM 700 AM CST
MONDAY...FEBRUARY 11 THROUGH 300 AM CST TUESDAY...FEBRUARY 12...

...KENTUCKY...

VERGENNES		     6.0
LOUISVILLE INTERNATIONAL     4.4
CRESTWOOD                    4.0

...IOWA...

CORRECTIONVILLE              6.0
PRIMGHAR                     5.0
HOLSTEIN                     4.0
CARROLL AIRPORT              3.0
LOWDEN			     3.0

...INDIANA...

HARRISON                     5.0
GRANGER			     3.0
NEWBURGH                     3.0 SNOW AND SLEET

...SOUTH DAKOTA...

LAKE ANDES                   6.0
PERKINS			     6.0
LEAD 5.5 SSW                 5.3 
BUENA VISTA		     5.0
HANNA 0.1 ESE                5.0 
ONIDA                        5.0
MISSION RIDGE                4.5
NEW UNDERWOOD 1 S 	     4.0
LEMMON 12.5 WSW              3.0 
PIERRE                       3.0
SCENIC			     3.0
MILESVILLE		     2.5
WHITEWOOD 4.2 NNW            2.1 
FARMINGDALE 2 SE 	     2.0
HERMOSA			     2.0
ALLEN 1 W		     2.0
PHILIP 16 NW		     2.0

...NEBRASKA...

EMERSON                      4.0
AINSWORTH		     3.0

...KANSAS...

ESKRIDGE 0.1 SW              3.0 
MUSCOTAH 0.2 SSW             2.5 
COLBY 0.6 NNW                2.5 
GOODLAND 0.5 ENE             2.0

...MICHIGAN...
GRAND JUNCTION               8.0
NILES                        4.4

...OHIO...
PIKETON                      2.5


AS UPPER-LEVEL ENERGY...CURRENTLY LOCATED OVER THE CENTRAL
PLAINS...PUSHES EASTWARD INTO THE OHIO VALLEY...LOW PRESSURE WILL
INTENSIFY OVER THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND LIFT INTO THE
EASTERN GREAT LAKES BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. A LARGE SWATH OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FROM THE
LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY INTO THE NORTHEASTERN U.S.. MIXED
SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
SNOW AND ICE...FROM THE OHIO VALLEY INTO THE NORTHEASTERN U.S. ARE
LIKELY THROUGH THURSDAY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A QUARTER INCH OR
GREATER AND CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE LOWER OHIO VALLEY ON
TUESDAY AND ACROSS PENNSYLVANIA INTO SOUTHERN NEW YORK TUESDAY
NIGHT. A LARGE AREA OF HEAVY SNOW...4 TO 8 INCHES...ARE POSSIBLE
FROM THE UPPER OHIO VALLEY INTO THE NORTHEASTERN U.S. THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING.

THE NEXT STORM SUMMARY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
PREDICTION CENTER AT 900 AM CST. PLEASE REFER TO YOUR LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS
EVENT.

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Last Updated: 354 AM EST TUE FEB 12 2008