November 30, 2006 Winter Storm Summary



A very strong upper level system tracked from southern Oklahoma into southeast Missouri during the overnight hours of November 30th.  As this storm pushed through the Midwest, it not only produced copious amounts of rain and ice on the 29th of November, but also record snow amounts over portions of the area on the 30th.


After all was said and done by Friday morning, total snow accumulations exceeded 12 inches south of a line from Paola, Kansas to Warrensburg, Missouri line and Macon.  Even deeper snow accumulations were found from Butler, MO, through Clinton, Sedalia, and Boonville, where snow amounts pushed 16 inches. In fact, a whopping 18 inches of snow was reported in the cities of Clinton and Butler.


Snowfall across the Kansas City Metropolitan area varied considerably from north to south. Areas in the vicinity of the Kansas City International Airport  received only a dusting of snow whereas, the extreme southern portions of Johnson County Kansas and Jackson County Missouri  received upwards of 10 inches of snow. Extreme northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas escaped the heavy snowfall, with no snow accumulations whatsoever.


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Higher snowfall totals from across the area:

Clinton, MO - 18"

Butler, MO - 18"

Blairstown, MO - 18"

Sedalia, MO - 16"

Moberly, MO - 15"

Boonville, MO - 15"


Snow swath evident from the southern plains to the midwest on visible satellite imagery during the morning of Dec 1, 2006.






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