Preliminary Snowfall Totals for March 4-5th, 2008

Preliminary Snowfall Totals for March 4-5th, 2008
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SUMMARY
SNOWFALL REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1003 AM EST WED MAR 05 2008

A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...ORIGINATING NEAR THE TEXAS GULF 
COAST...TRACKED NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY ON 
TUESDAY. GULF MOISTURE WRAPPING INTO THE SYSTEM...FOUGHT OFF A DEEP 
LAYER OF DRY AIR TO BRING MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL ACROSS THE FAR 
SOUTHEASTERN REACHES OF THE FORECAST AREA. THIS BATTLE BETWEEN THE 
DRY AND MOIST AIRMASSES CAUSED WIDELY VARYING MEASUREMENTS FROM 
SOUTHEAST TO NORTHWEST. MUCH OF THE AFFECTED AREAS EXPERIENCED 
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS RANGED FROM 
10 INCHES FOR DOWNRIVER TO AN INCH OR LESS FOR LOCATIONS IN GENESEE 
AND LAPEER COUNTIES.

FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY LIST OF SNOWFALL REPORTS FOR THE WINTER STORM 
THAT AFFECTED SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN ON MARCH 4-5TH. 

                          NEW   PERIOD  STORM  SNOW
LOCATION                  SNOW  (HRS)   TOTAL  DEPTH   LAT     LON


...GENESEE...
LINDEN                    1.1                          42.81N  83.78W
FLINT                     1.0                          43.02N  83.69W

...LAPEER...
LAPEER                    0.3                          43.04N  83.32W

...LENAWEE...
CAMBRIDGE JUNCTION        5.0                       
BLISSFIELD                4.5                          41.83N  83.86W
MANITOU BEACH             3.5                          41.97N  84.31W

...LIVINGSTON...
BRIGHTON                  4.0                          42.53N  83.78W
HOWELL                    2.8                          42.60N  83.93W

...MACOMB...
ST CLAIR SHORES           7.0                                     
RICHMOND                  3.5                          42.80N  82.75W

...MONROE...
MONROE                    7.5                          41.91N  83.38W
MAYBEE                    7.0                          42.00N  83.51W
CARLETON                  6.9                          42.05N  83.38W
NEWPORT                   6.2                                        

...OAKLAND...
FERNDALE                  5.7                          42.45N  83.13W
ROYAL OAK                 5.0                          42.50N  83.15W
WALLED LAKE               4.0                          42.54N  83.48W
WEST BLOOMFIELD           3.6  
FARMINGTON HILLS          3.5                                       
WHITE LAKE                3.0                          42.65N  83.50W

...ST CLAIR...
FAIR HAVEN                6.8                          42.67N  82.64W
ALGONAC                   5.7                          42.62N  82.53W
CAPAC                     3.5                          43.01N  82.92W
                                    
...WASHTENAW...
MANCHESTER                6.3                          42.14N  84.03W
ANN ARBOR                 5.5                          42.27N  83.73W

...WAYNE...
WYANDOTTE                 10.3                                     
RIVERVIEW                 10.1                         42.17N  83.19W
DETROIT METRO             7.5
GARDEN CITY               7.0
ROMULUS                   6.4                          42.22N  83.36W
LIVONIA                   5.2                          42.39N  83.37W

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