THE HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER

CAMP SPRINGS, MD


STORM SUMMARY MESSAGE



STORM SUMMARY NUMBER 06 FOR LATE SEASON NORTHERN PLAINS AND GREAT
LAKES WINTER STORM
NWS HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER CAMP SPRINGS MD
400 PM CDT SAT APR 16 2011
 
...SNOW TAPERING OFF ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES...BUT HEAVY
RAINS AND SEVERE STORMS CONTINUE TO THREATEN THE EASTERN U.S....  

 
ALL WINTER STORM WARNINGS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS STORM HAVE EXPIRED.
 A FEW WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR NORTH
CENTRAL WISCONSIN AND ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE UPPER
PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.
 
FOR A DETAILED GRAPHICAL DEPICTION OF THE LATEST
WATCHES...WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES...PLEASE SEE WWW.WEATHER.GOV

AT 300 PM CDT...A SURFACE LOW WITH A CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 988
MB...29.18 INCHES...WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHWEST MICHIGAN. A COLD
FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS LOW EXTENDED ACROSS THE LOWER GREAT
LAKES...MID-ATLANTIC STATES...AND SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST.
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADARS AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS
INDICATED A LARGE PRECIPITATION SHIELD AHEAD AND ALONG THE FRONT. 
NORTH AND WEST OF THE SURFACE LOW...LIGHT SNOW WAS OBSERVED ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE UPPER GREAT LAKES.  MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WAS
FALLING OVER THE NORTHERN MID-ATLANTIC STATES...WHILE FARTHER
SOUTH...A LINE CONTAINING SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS ADVANCING
EAST-NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE CAROLINAS AND VIRGINIA.            
                                                     

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES FROM 700 AM CDT THU APR
14 THROUGH 400 PM CDT SAT APR 16...

...MINNESOTA...
CHISHOLM                              8.0                     
GRAND RAPIDS 15 N                     6.5                     
NASHWAUK                              6.1                     
HACKENSACK                            6.0                     
LITTLEFORK                            5.6                     
BATTLE LAKE 2 S                       5.5                     
INTERNATIONAL FALLS                   5.2                     
DIXON LAKE                            5.0                     
ORR 3 E                               5.0                     
TOWER 2 S                             5.0                     
COOK                                  4.5                     
FARMINGTON 1 W                        4.5                     

...WISCONSIN...
RIVER FALLS 1 SSW                     4.5                     
PRESCOTT 0.6 NW                       3.4                     
BALDWIN                               3.0                     
CLAYTON                               3.0                     

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL IN INCHES WHERE THE EVENT HAS
ENDED...

...NORTH DAKOTA...
HANNAFORD 7 WSW                      11.0                     
JAMESTOWN                            11.0                     
FLASHER 0.4 NNW                      10.7                     
WISHEK                               10.0                     
GLEN ULLIN                            9.8                     
BRADDOCK 5 SE                         9.0                     
CARRINGTON                            9.0                     
DRAKE                                 8.0                     
FESSENDEN 7 SE                        8.0                     
BISMARCK 10 N                         7.6                     
HAZELTON 4 NW                         7.4                     
OAKES                                 6.0                     

...NEBRASKA...
PAXTON                               16.0                     
KINGSLEY DAM                         10.2                     
IMPERIAL                             10.0                     
VALENTINE 29 S                       10.0                     
KILGORE                               9.1                     
NORTH PLATTE 8 WNW                    9.0                     
VALENTINE                             9.0                     
BLOOMFIELD                            8.0                     
WALLACE 2 W                           7.0                     
OSHKOSH 10 NE                         6.5                     
CENTRAL CITY                          4.1                     

...SOUTH DAKOTA...
HIGHMORE 19.1 NNW                    14.5                     
ISABEL 14 N                          13.0                     
KADOKA 14 SSE                        12.0                     
MARTIN 19.6 ENE                      12.0                     
HAYES 6 E                            11.0                     
PORCUPINE 5 E                        10.0                     
SULLY BUTTES 5 W                     10.0                     
CLAREMONT 2.4 SSE                     9.7                     
MCINTOSH 8.7 WSW                      9.7                     
TRIPP                                 9.0                     
BOWDLE                                8.5                     
BRITTON 10 NW                         8.0                     
HERREID 3 ESE                         7.5                     

...SELECTED STORM TOTAL FREEZING RAIN IN INCHES WHERE THE EVENT
HAS ENDED...

...MICHIGAN...
PIKE LAKE 4 N                         0.30                     


THE SURFACE LOW OVER MICHIGAN WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT NORTHEASTWARD
SATURDAY NIGHT.  LIGHT SNOW WILL LINGER ACROSS PORTIONS OF GREAT
LAKES THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...HOWEVER ANY ADDITIONAL
ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINIMAL.  ALTHOUGH THIS WILL BE THE LAST
STORM SUMMARY ISSUED FOR THIS STORM...HEAVY RAINS AND SEVERE
STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO THREATEN THE EASTERN SEABOARD INTO FRIDAY
NIGHT AS THE COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SYSTEM PUSHES
EASTWARD. 

THIS WILL BE THE LAST STORM SUMMARY ISSUED BY THE
HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL PREDICTION CENTER FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE REFER
TO YOUR LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION.

GERHARDT
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Last Updated: 451 PM EDT SAT APR 16 2011