March 26-29th 2009 Plains/Midwest/Great Lakes Blizzard

29 03 2009

Thursday-Sunday Plains/Midwest/Great Lakes Blizzard


A strong storm system will move through the region Thursday into Sunday. Heavy snow will be likely on the north side of the system, from the Central Plains up into the Great Lakes. An axis of heavy accumulations will run from Texas and Kansas up into Michigan. Within this axis, some areas will see over 12 inches of snow. The heaviest accumulations will be found in Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma, where an upsloap flow will increase totals. Some areas here could see over 20 inches of snow. Winds will also be a problem, gusting over 30MPH. This will cause blizzard conditions. This is a dynamic system, thus thundersnow will be possible. Causing snowfal rates to be around 2-3 inches per hour at times. Below is the snowfall forecast for this system.




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