Archive for February 2011

Snow Amounts February 19-21

Posted: Monday, February 21, 2011 at 11:17 am
By: Scot Mundt
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Doland 21
6 E Hayes 19
1 N Ortonville 19
Aberdeen 17.6
1 Ne Bath 17
Westport 14
Clear Lake 13.8
Sisseton 13
Clark 13
4 W Sisseton 12.8
Wessington Springs 12.5
Roscoe 12.3
10 Ene Sisseton 12
Browns Valley 12
Marshall 12
Huron 12
De Smet 12
Pierre 11.8
Mcintosh 11.5
Wheaton 11.3
Mobridge 11.2
1 W Watertown 11
Marshall 11
4 Nw Onida 11
19 Nnw Highmore 10
White Lake 10
Madison 10
Carthage 9.8
Ree Heights 9
Astoria 8
1 Nw Piedmont 7
Murdo 7
2 Ne Worthington 7
Platte 7
Pipestone 6.5
2 Ne Lakefield 3
Sioux Falls 2.9
5 Ne Sibley 1

WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
17 Nnw Midland 16
11 Ne Redig 14
4 E Ludlow 14
5 Ne Milesville 14
2 Sw Kirley 12
Midland 12
11 Ese Zeona 10
14 Wnw Ladner 10
Wood 10
Lemmon 10
5 E Downtown Rapid City 9.7
1 Ne Cedar Butte 9.5
Downtown Rapid City 9.4
36 W Faith 9
13 W Lodgepole 9
Dupree 9
1 Ne Wanblee 8
1 E Buckhorn 8
9 N Box Elder 8
Rapid City Airport 7.5
Downtown Rapid City 7.2
2 Ne Deadwood 7.2
Hoover 7
S Belvidere 7
10 Wsw Red Elm 7
1 Nw Piedmont 7
11 Sw Lemmon 6.4
Lead 6.1
1 S Downtown Rapid City 6
6 Sw Downtown Rapid Cit 6
Wall 6
3 Ene Red Elm 6
Martin 6
2 Ne Kadoka 6
Hill City 6
2 Ne Deadwood 5.8
Hermosa 5.5
Ene Hermosa 5.5
Oral 5
16 N Hulett 5
6 Ese Box Elder 5
3 Ssw Downtown Rapid Ci 5
Winner 5
15 Nne Recluse 5
6 Nw Sundance 5
5 Sw Downtown Rapid Cit 4.8
14 Nw Edgemont 4.1
3 Wnw Kadoka 4.1
5 Ese Downtown Rapid Ci 4.1
1 Ssw Downtown Hot Spri 4.1
4 Nne Edgemont 4
6 Sw Beulah 4
1 W O’Neil Pass 4
16 W Martin 4
Downtown Hot Springs 4
1 Nw Piedmont 3.9
3 Ene Newell 3.9
4 Nnw Whitewood 3.5
3 Wnw Downtown Rapid Ci 3.3
10 Wsw Red Elm 3
20 Ene Martin 3
11 Nnw Porcupine 3
14 Nnw Downtown Gillett 3
14 S Mission 3
25 Nne Weston 3
14 Ne Upton 3
Ene Downtown Gillette 2.8
Recluse 2.5
Oelrichs 2.4
34 Wnw Hulett 2.3
Wood 0.1

Snowfall Totals

Posted: Monday, February 21, 2011 at 8:56 am
By: Brian Karstens
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Snowfall totals have been impressive across KELOLAND from this major winter storm.  Here are the latest numbers as of 9am.

Sioux Falls        1.5″ (mainly sleet)

Faith        18″

Sisseton      12.8″

Highmore    12″

Brookings      11″

Marshall         12″

White Lake       10″

Huron        10″

Mitchell       6.8″

Aberdeen        16.4″

Milbank          17″

Watertown        11″

Pierre              9″

Rapid City          9.3″

Winner            7″

Lake Field, MN        3″

Currie, MN         5.8″

The ice was also a major issue with this storm.  Canton reported about .5″ of ice and similar amounts were reported in Rock Valley.  Light snow will be ending across KELOLAND this morning with light accumulation in western MN still likely.

Winter Storm Update 2-20-2011PM (video)

Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 3:13 pm
By: Jay Trobec
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Here are the Advisories. In descending order by severity… White is a Blizzard Warning, Red is a Winter Storm Warning, Blue is a Winter Weather Advisory.

Warnings

Winter Storm Update – Sunday AM (2-20-2011)

Posted: Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 9:00 am
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Winter Storm Update 2-19-2011 (video)

Posted: Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 4:24 pm
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Here is the latest video forecast as of Saturday afternoon. Stay tuned for updates on this storm on KELO-TV and KELOLAND.com.

Winter Storm Update 2-18-2011 (video)

Posted: Friday, February 18, 2011 at 2:46 pm
By: Jay Trobec
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Please keep in mind that the data presented in this video is from Friday afternoon. The data is subject to change through the day Saturday. A few miles difference in the path of this storm could bring the snow farther south or the rain farther north, which will greatly affect snow totals. Stay tuned!

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Snow Depth as of 2-13-2011

Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 10:54 pm
By: Jay Trobec
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Snow Totals as of 4 pm Sunday 2-6-2011

Posted: Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 4:34 pm
By: Jay Trobec
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  Report Time County Location ST Mag.
  Sun Feb 6 16:08:00 CST 2011 Lawrence 16 Sw Lead SD 21
  Sun Feb 6 20:28:00 CST 2011 Lawrence 2 Ne Deadwood SD 17.4
  Sun Feb 6 17:30:00 CST 2011 Lawrence 2 Ne Deadwood SD 13.4
  Sun Feb 6 16:15:00 CST 2011 Weston 4 E Four Corners WY 12
  Sun Feb 6 14:15:00 CST 2011 Lawrence 2 Ne Deadwood SD 10.2
  Sun Feb 6 16:19:00 CST 2011 Crook Nne Sundance WY 9
  Sun Feb 6 16:18:00 CST 2011 Crook 2 Ne Sundance WY 6
  Sun Feb 6 14:00:00 CST 2011 Brookings 4 S Astoria SD 5
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Nobles 2 Ne Worthington MN 3
  Sun Feb 6 14:00:00 CST 2011 Pipestone Pipestone MN 3
  Sun Feb 6 15:00:00 CST 2011 Lake 1 Sse Madison SD 3
  Sun Feb 6 15:00:00 CST 2011 Minnehaha 4 Wsw Sioux Falls SD 2.8
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Lyon Marshall MN 2.5
  Sun Feb 6 14:20:00 CST 2011 Clay Peterson IA 2.5
  Sun Feb 6 16:16:00 CST 2011 Lawrence Downtown Spearfish SD 2.5
  Sun Feb 6 14:00:00 CST 2011 Brookings 2 Nne Brookings SD 2.4
  Sun Feb 6 14:00:00 CST 2011 Minnehaha 3 Ese Sioux Falls SD 2.3
  Sun Feb 6 15:00:00 CST 2011 Minnehaha 3 N Sioux Falls SD 2.2
  Sun Feb 6 13:34:00 CST 2011 Woodbury 3 N Hornick IA 2
  Sun Feb 6 14:00:00 CST 2011 Osceola 3 Nne Sibley IA 2
  Sun Feb 6 17:00:00 CST 2011 Clay 1 Sse Vermillion SD 2
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Sioux Orange City IA 1.8
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Jackson 2 Nne Lakefield MN 1.5
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Turner Marion SD 1.5
  Sun Feb 6 14:09:00 CST 2011 Sioux Rock Valley IA 1.5
  Sun Feb 6 12:00:00 CST 2011 Beadle Huron SD 1.3
  Sun Feb 6 14:00:00 CST 2011 Ida 5 Wnw Ida Grove IA 1.2
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Plymouth Remsen IA 1.1
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Charles Mix 13 Wnw Platte SD 1
  Sun Feb 6 13:17:00 CST 2011 Ida Holstein IA 1
  Sun Feb 6 16:11:00 CST 2011 Cherokee Cherokee IA 1
  Sun Feb 6 15:00:00 CST 2011 Woodbury Sioux City IA 0.8
  Sun Feb 6 15:00:00 CST 2011 Jerauld Wessington Springs SD 0.8
  Sun Feb 6 12:30:00 CST 2011 Yankton 2 Ese Yankton SD 0.5
  Sun Feb 6 13:25:00 CST 2011 Aurora White Lake SD 0.5
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Dixon Wakefield NE 0.4
  Sun Feb 6 06:00:00 CST 2011 Dickinson 4 W Spirit Lake IA 0.3
  Sun Feb 6 13:00:00 CST 2011 Dickinson 4 W Spirit Lake IA 0.3
  Sun Feb 6 12:00:00 CST 2011 Davison Mitchell SD 0

Snow Totals 2-6-2011

Posted: Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 8:00 am
By: Jay Trobec
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Snow Totals as of 6 AM Sunday Morning

Location ST Event Type Mag.
16 Ssw Lead SD HEAVY SNOW 12
1 E Buckhorn WY HEAVY SNOW 10
Wnw Cheyenne Crossing SD HEAVY SNOW 10
Sundance WY HEAVY SNOW 6
Watertown SD SNOW 5
4 S Garden City SD SNOW 4.5
Webster SD SNOW 4.3
2 Ne Deadwood SD SNOW 4.2
6 Wnw Moorcroft WY SNOW 4
Castlewood SD SNOW 4
De Smet SD SNOW 4
Ivanhoe MN SNOW 4
Brookings SD SNOW 4
4 Se Webster SD SNOW 3.5
Marshall MN SNOW 3.5
8 Sse Sundance WY SNOW 3
7 S Bristol SD SNOW 3
Kidder SD SNOW 3
Andover SD SNOW 2.9
Pipestone MN SNOW 2.5
10 Wnw Frederick SD SNOW 2
Brookings SD SNOW 2
1 E Aberdeen SD SNOW 2
Bowdle SD SNOW 2
Brentwood Colony SD SNOW 2
Sioux Falls SD SNOW 1.5
Wessington Springs SD SNOW 1.5
Roy Lake State Park SD SNOW 1.5
12 Ese Hosmer SD SNOW 1.5
Huron SD SNOW 1.3

Final Snow Tally

Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm
By: Jay Trobec
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And to compare what actually happened to our forecast. Here is the forecast from Sunday night:

Forecasting these snow systems can be pretty difficult (and stressful!) work. I think I did a pretty good job this time around. A few misses but the majority of the area got what was predicted.