Tuesday, October 14th Weather Outlook

13 10 2008

Tuesday’s Weather Outlook; Plains/Great Lakes System


On Tuesday, a cold front will continue to push east into the Great Lakes, while a wave moves along the front in the Plains. Showers and storms will be ongoing and continue through the day across portions of the Plains. Over 1 inch of rain may fall in some areas. In the Afternoon, in portions of Texas, with limited instability, a few isolated storms may become severe. With the main threats being hail and damaging winds. Below is my thunderstorm outlook for Tuesday.

October 9-12th Inter-Mountain West/Plains Snow Storm Final Totals

13 10 2008

Final Snow Totals


An early season snow storm affected areas of the Inter-Mountain West, and Western Plains, Thursday into Sunday. Record breaking snowfall amounts of up to 4 feet fell in poriotns of the Inter-Mountain West, and around 12 inches in the Western Plains. Below are the top 5 snowfall totals from states hardest hit.

South Dakota:                                               North Dakota:

Harding, SD – 12.0″                                           12 NE Miles City, ND – 12.0″

Spearfish, SD – 12.0″                                                  Beach, ND – 11.0″

Pactola Reservoir, SD – 8.3″                                        Baker, ND – 10.0″

Deadwood, SD – 8.0                                                   Trotters, ND – 8.0″

Lander, SD – 8.0                                                          Sidney, ND – 8.0″

Montana:                                                         Wyoming:

Cole Creek Snotel, MT – 48.8″                             Homestead Park, WY – 33.0″

Placer Basin Snotel, MT – 48.7″                                  Lander, WY – 29.7″

Roscoe, MT – 45.0″                                             Marquette Snotel, WY – 25.0″

Mystic Lake, MT – 44.0″                                        Thermopolis, WY – 24.0″

Red Lodge, MT – 42.0″                                       Hobbs Park Snotel, WY – 22.2′