Snowfall Event


March 16, 2006 Snow Totals
Table listing of totals below the map.

An area of low pressure moved out of South Dakota early in the morning of the 16th and across eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa before sunrise. After daybreak, the low moved across northern Missouri into central Illinois. Some light snow developed north of the low and moved into southeat Minnesota, northeast Iowa and western Wisconsin just before daybreak. As the low progressed across Missouri, the snow increased in coverage and intensity and persisted into the early to mid afternoon hours. A band of locally heavy snow fell from Wabasha county in Minnesota east across the Wisconsin counties of Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, Monroe and Juneau. These areas generally saw 5 to 8 inches of snow.  The rest of southeast Minnesota saw accumulations range from 2 to 5 inches, with 1 to 4 inches across northeast Iowa. The remainder of southwest Wisconsin saw anywhere from 2 to 5 inches of snow.  The highest totals reported were 8.1 at Theilman, Minnesota and 8 inches 1 mile west of Reads Landing, Minnesota and 6 miles south of Mondovi, Wisconsin.

Snowfall map for March 16 2006

Snowfal totals for March 16, 2006.


The following Public Information Statement provides a summary of the snow totals across southeast Minnesota, northeast Iowa and western Wisconsin:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI
1101 AM CST FRI MAR 17 2006


...STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL FROM MARCH 15-16...


LOCATION COUNTY INCHES


...NORTHEAST IOWA...

GARNAVILLO CLAYTON 4.2
MCGREGOR 4W CLAYTON 4.0
ST ANSGAR MITCHELL 3.5
MONONA 6E CLAYTON 3.3
OSAGE MITCHELL 3.0
POSTVILLE ALLAMAKEE 3.0
STACYVILLE MITCHELL 3.0
LIME SPRINGS HOWARD 2.9
CRESCO 1NE HOWARD 2.5
WAUCOMA FAYETTE 2.4
DORCHESTER ALLAMAKEE 2.3
WAUKON 8NW ALLAMAKEE 2.3
LANSING 4SE ALLAMAKEE 2.2
WATERVILLE 8S ALLAMAKEE 2.1
FARMERSBURG CLAYTON 2.0
KENDALLVILLE WINNESHIEK 2.0
DECORAH WINNESHIEK 2.0
OSSIAN WINNESHIEK 2.0
STRAWBERRY POINT CLAYTON 2.0
FAYETTE FAYETTE 1.9
HAWKEYE FAYETTE 0.8
CLERMONT FAYETTE 0.6
N. WASHINGTON CHICKASAW 0.3
CHARLES CITY FLOYD 0.1


...SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...

THELMAN WABASHA 8.1
READS LANDING 1W WABASHA 8.0
LAKE CITY WABASHA 6.7
ST CHARLES WINONA 6.0
KELLOGG 7SW WABASHA 6.0
OAK CENTER WABASHA 5.0
DOUGLAS 2N OLMSTED 5.0
DODGE CENTER DODGE 4.5
GOODVIEW WINONA 4.4
ROLLINGSTONE WINONA 4.3
LA CRESCENT 1N HOUSTON 4.2
ORONOCO OLMSTED 4.1
ROCHESTER ARPT 2NE OLMSTED 4.0
ELGIN 2SW OLMSTED 4.0
MANTORVILLE 3E DODGE 4.0
BYRON 4S OLMSTED 4.0
WABASHA WABASHA 3.6
LANESBORO FILLMORE 3.5
KASSON DODGE 3.5
ROCHESTER - KTTC OLMSTED 3.5
HIGHLAND FILLMORE 3.5
PRESTON FILLMORE 3.4
GRAND MEADOW MOWER 3.3
SPRING VALLEY FILLMORE 3.2
ZUMBRO FALLS WABASHA 3.2
BYRON OLMSTED 2.8
CHATFIELD OLMSTED 2.8
AUSTIN KAAL MOWER 2.5
WINONA WINONA 2.5
SPRING GROVE HOUSTON 2.4
CALEDONIA HOUSTON 2.2
CALEDONIA 6S HOUSTON 2.0
RENO 3SW HOUSTON 2.0


...WISCONSIN...

MONDOVI 6S BUFFALO 8.0
NECEDAH 2SE JUNEAU 7.4
NECEDAH 3SE JUNEAU 7.0
MONDOVI BUFFALO 7.0
BLAIR JACKSON 6.3
ARCADIA TREMPEALEAU 6.0
GILMANTON 8SE BUFFALO 6.0
ETTRICK TREMPEALEAU 6.0
TAYLOR JACKSON 6.0
FOUR CORNERS MONROE 6.0
ETTRICK 2W TREMPEALEAU 5.6
NEW LISBON 2N JUNEAU 5.5
GILMANTON 6W BUFFALO 5.5
GALESVILLE 1S TREMPEALEAU 5.5
TUNNEL CITY 1S MONROE 5.2
SPARTA MONROE 5.0
WILTON 3SE MONROE 5.0
INDEPENDENCE 3NE TREMPEALEAU 5.0
HIXTON JACKSON 5.0
WEST SALEM LA CROSSE 4.9
WARRENS 5WSW MONROE 4.8
SPARTA 2S MONROE 4.5
BLACK RIVER FALLS JACKSON 4.5
ARKDALE ADAMS 4.5
HILLSBORO VERNON 4.3
NEILLSVILLE 6N CLARK 4.3
OSSEO TREMPEALEAU 4.2
LA CROSSE NWS LA CROSSE 4.1
HOLMEN 2S LA CROSSE 4.0
HATFIELD JACKSON 4.0
HUMBIRD 2NE CLARK 3.8
MILLSTON JACKSON 3.7
FENNIMORE GRANT 3.5
LANCASTER GRANT 3.4
VICTORY VERNON 3.3
CASSVILLE 8 NE GRANT 3.3
LA FARGE VERNON 3.3
STODDARD 3NE VERNON 3.1
CENTERVILLE TREMPEALEAU 3.0
VIROQUA VERNON 3.0
LA CROSSE - WKBT LA CROSSE 3.0
READSTOWN VERNON 2.9
LA CROSSE AIRPORT LA CROSSE 2.7
STEUBEN 2SW CRAWFORD 2.7
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN CRAWFORD 2.6
CUBA CITY GRANT 2.4
FRIENDSHIP ADAMS 2.4
LOYAL 6SE CLARK 2.3
MUSCODA GRANT 2.3
COON VALLEY VERNON 2.3
LYNXVILLE CRAWFORD 2.2
LONGWOOD CLARK 2.0
RICHLAND CENTER 4S RICHLAND 2.0
CUBA CITY 2NW GRANT 2.0
GAYS MILLS CRAWFORD 2.0
BOAZ 6NNW RICHLAND 0.8


OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH
VARYING EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED IS
CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.


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