Winter Storm of January 7, 2010
[2-day Snowfall Totals]

A potent weather system moved out of the Dakotas and across the region from Tuesday evening, January 6th into the afternoon hours of Wednesday, January 7th. Snow moved in during the evening hours and continued through Thursday producing a fairly large 5-8 inch area snowfall over parts of southern Minnesota, much of Iowa, and southern Wisconsin. Snowfall amounts were less north of Interstate 90 - only a few inches.

As the storm moved through, it also intensified and produced strong winds over parts of mainly Minnesota and Iowa leading to blowing and drifting snow. Stretches of Interstates 35 and 90 were closed at times.  Temperatures also dropped into the single digits which led to wind chill values in Minnesota and Iowa of -20 or lower.


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Forecast Made Tuesday Morning

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Doppler radar loop from 6:00 p.m. Wed., Jan.6th through 4:00 p.m. Thurs., Jan.7th.

Image showing warnings and advisories in effect.

january 6-7 radar loop

january 7 warning headlines


2-day Detailed Snowfall Totals 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1107 AM CST FRI JAN 8 2010

...2 DAY SNOWFALL TOTALS DECEMBER 6-7...

LOCATION                 SNOWFALL    LAT    LONG

IOWA

...ALLAMAKEE COUNTY...
LANSING 4SE               4.5        43.32N 91.16W

...CHICKASAW COUNTY...
IONIA                     5.0        43.03N 92.50W

...CLAYTON COUNTY...
STRAWBERRY POINT          4.2        42.68N 91.53W
VOLGA                     4.0        42.81N 91.52W
ELKADER 6SSW              3.8        42.78N 91.45W

...FAYETTE COUNTY...
OELWEIN 1E                4.4        42.68N 91.88W
FAYETTE                   4.4        42.83N 91.80W

...FLOYD COUNTY...
CHARLES CITY              4.2        43.05N 92.67W

...HOWARD COUNTY...
CRESCO 1 NE               3.5        43.38N 92.10W
ELMA                      3.3        43.24N 92.43W

...MITCHELL COUNTY...
OSAGE                     4.5        43.28N 92.80W

...WINNESHIEK COUNTY...
CALMAR                    5.0        43.18N 91.87W

MINNESOTA

...FILLMORE COUNTY...
LANESBORO                 4.0        43.72N 91.97W
SPRING VALLEY 3E          3.8        43.68N 92.33W
PRESTON                   3.0        43.67N 92.08W

...HOUSTON COUNTY...
CALEDONIA                 4.8        43.63N 91.50W
SPRING GROVE              3.0        43.61N 91.62W

...MOWER COUNTY...
AUSTIN                    5.0        43.67N 92.97W
GRAND MEADOW              4.5        43.70N 92.57W

...OLMSTED COUNTY...
ROCHESTER AIRPORT         4.4
BYRON                     4.2        44.04N 92.64W
ELGIN 2SSW                2.5        44.10N 92.27W

...WABASHA COUNTY...
ZUMBRO FALLS              3.4        44.29N 92.43W
THEILMAN                  2.7        44.29N 92.19W

WISCONSIN

...ADAMS COUNTY...
FRIENDSHIP                5.8        43.98N 89.83W

...CLARK COUNTY...
NEILLSVILLE               2.0        44.53N 90.64W
OWEN                      0.5        44.95N 90.53W

...CRAWFORD COUNTY...
SOLDIERS GROVE            6.5        43.40N 90.78W
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN          4.8        43.03N 91.15W

...GRANT COUNTY...
SINSINAWA                 5.8        42.52N 90.54W

...JACKSON COUNTY...
TAYLOR                    4.0        44.32N 91.12W
BLACK RIVER FALLS         3.6        44.28N 90.85W

...JUNEAU COUNTY...
NECEDAH 2SE               5.9        44.00N 90.04W

...LA CROSSE COUNTY...
LA CROSSE 5 SE            5.3        43.77N 91.15W
LA CROSSE AIRPORT         3.8
HOLMEN 2S                 3.5        43.93N 91.25W
LA CROSSE                 3.1        43.87N 91.27W

...MONROE COUNTY...
TUNNEL CITY 1S            4.7        44.01N 90.57W
SPARTA                    3.6        43.93N 90.82W

...RICHLAND COUNTY...
GILLINGHAM                5.3

...VERNON COUNTY...
ONTARIO                   7.5        43.71N 90.59W
LA FARGE                  7.1        43.57N 90.64W
WESTBY 3ENE               6.1        43.67N 90.84W
VIROQUA                   5.1        43.54N 90.87W
STODDARD 5NNE             4.4        43.72N 91.17W
READSTOWN                 4.0        43.45N 90.76W

 

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