October 26-29th Great Lakes/Northeast Snow Event & Lake Effect Snow

26 10 2008

Sunday-Wednesday Great Lakes/Northeast Snow Event & Lake Effect Snow


A system will continue to move through the Great ALkes the next few day, as a system develops off the Northeast Coast. System snow up to a trace will be found over many area, with up to 3-6 inches possible in portions of the Northeast. Behind these systems lake effect snow will be possible, with up to 3-6 inches being possible downwind of Lake Superior, and Lake Erie. Below is my snow map for the system and lake effect snow events.

Monday, October 27th Weather Outlook

26 10 2008

Monday’s Weather Outlook; Great Lakes/Northeast System


On Monday, a system will continue to push through the Great Lakes and Northeast. raina nd snow showers will be ongoign and possible through the day across portions of the Northeast and Great Lakes. Lake effect snow will also be possible, in downwind area. A general 1-3 icnehs of lake effect snow can be expected, witha few higher totals. Cold temperatures will also be found over much of the region, with freezing conditions overnight. Below is my thunderstorm outlook for Monday.

October 22-23rd Plains Blizzard Final Totals

26 10 2008

October 22-23rd Plains Blizzard Final Snow Totals


This system did not turn out to be as bad as first expected. As stated before, warm air stuck around keeping snow totals 6 inches or less. With the highest totals in Nebraska. Below is the top 5 snow totals from each state affected.

Nebraska:                                                          South Dakota:

Gothenburg, NE – 5.0″                                                     Madison, SD – 2.0″

Amelia, NE – 5.0″                                                           Brookings, SD – 1.8″

Ellsmere, NE – 3.5″                                                            Salem, SD – 1.3″

Grant, NE – 3.5″                                                                Elkton, SD – 1.0″

Anselmo, NE – 3.5″                                                        Hendricks, SD – 1.0″