Snow Totals

Taking stock of the snow so far this season and looking ahead to the first few days of 2017

December 28, 2016 0 Comments
Taking stock of the snow so far this season and looking ahead to the first few days of 2017

I’ve heard some chatter on social media and around town lately that this has been a mild winter so far, with “not enough snow.” Well, at least from a climatological perspective, that’s a wrong assessment. In fact, we’ve received about 3 inches of snow more than we normally would expect through December 27th in Rochester. […]

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The First Heavy Snowfall of the Season

December 12, 2016 0 Comments

The totals are in from the weekend storm system that produced the first heavy snowfall of the season and the range was from four to nine inches, the majority of the area leaning toward the higher end of the spectrum. Here’s a look at some the totals from the National Weather Service in La Crosse. […]

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Monday-Tuesday Snowfall Reports So Far

December 29, 2015 0 Comments

These come from NWS La Crosse More totals are available from NWS Twin Cities PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 812 AM CST TUE DEC 29 2015 …SNOWFALL REPORTS PAST 24 HOURS… LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON …IOWA… …ALLAMAKEE COUNTY… 1 N WAUKON 9.0 IN 0730 AM 12/29 43.28N/91.48W WAUKON 8.0 IN 0726 […]

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Winter storm on the way to end November

November 28, 2015 0 Comments
Winter storm on the way to end November

A winter storm watch has been issued for the areas along and west of I-35 in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. The watch runs from 6 am Monday to 6 pm Tuesday in Minnesota and 6 am Monday to 6 am Tuesday in Iowa. There is no indication yet as to whether a watch will […]

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Cold temps persist, but not for too much longer

March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Cold temps persist, but not for too much longer

Our winter-like final week of March continues with cold air pouring into the region on the heels of the most recent snow producing storm system to impact the local area. Most of the area received one to three inches of wet, slushy snow Tuesday night, adding a little extra white to our winter wonderland. Rochester […]

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February 3rd Snowfall Totals

February 4, 2015 0 Comments
February 3rd Snowfall Totals

For the 2nd consecutive time, and the 3rd time this year, the single event snowfall total at the Rochester airport is 3.9″. Funny how that works… Courtesy NWS Twin Cities …and here is a list of snowfall totals for southeast MN, northeast IA, southwest WI reported to NWS La Crosse. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER […]

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Afternoon 1/30/15: Weekend Snow Update 1

January 30, 2015 0 Comments
Afternoon 1/30/15: Weekend Snow Update 1

A couple waves of low pressure are taking shape, one is located on the British Columbia coast, the other is going to get kicked out of a larger wave of low pressure in the southwestern U.S.   These systems are tricky to forecast due to the interacting waves – the following is our best shot based […]

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Snowfall totals from our clipper system, more chances ahead

January 21, 2015 0 Comments
Snowfall totals from our clipper system, more chances ahead

In a very Alberta Clipper-like manner, we picked up a light coating of snow across the area between late Tuesday and early Wednesday and now things are slowly quieting down in the region. Rochester slowly and methodically picked up two inches of fresh snowfall in a mere 18 hours or so which was very representative of […]

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December 26-27, 2014 Snowfall Totals

December 28, 2014 0 Comments
December 26-27, 2014 Snowfall Totals

Image: NWS La Crosse The following snowfall totals were reported to the National Weather Service offices in La Crosse, WI and Chanhassen, MN. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 1052 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014 …DECEMBER 26-27 SNOWFALL REPORTS… LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON …IOWA… …CHICKASAW… IONIA 2W 0.5 IN 0700 AM […]

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March 4-5, 2014 Snowfall Totals

March 5, 2014 0 Comments
March 4-5, 2014 Snowfall Totals

Well, that’s over now. Uff da! A persistent, narrow band of snow delivered some extreme amounts of snow to a select few in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. Thanks to the National Weather Service for putting snowfall totals. We’ll update this post with updated totals as more come in.   Here’s what the actual radar […]

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