Round Number Two of Heavy Snow Impacts Kansas (2/28/2013)

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A Second Winter Storm Impacts Kansas
In Less than One Week
February 25th-26th, 2013

 


  

 

 

The second major winter storm in 5 days affected Kansas. Heavy snowfall rates and stronger north winds with this system resulted in periods of blizzard conditions across portions of south central and southwest Kansas. Snowfall exceeded one foot across Kingman and Harper counties with thundersnow being reported for the second time in less than a week. Wichita, Kansas recorded 6.8 inches of snowfall which was preceeded by 14.2 inches the previous week. This total of 21 inches set the all-time snowfall record for any month! 

 

 

Radar animation from late morning through late evening, Feb. 25th, 2013

Infrared satellite showing the cooler cloud tops and lightning data (thundersnow) across south central Kansas (Harper Co) on the evening of Feb. 25th, 2013.



Pictures of the snow from February 25-26th, 2013

 

Snow drift just north of Clearwater. Courtesy of Mick McGuire

Fun in the Wichita snow. Courtesy of Janet Spurgeon.

A snowy west Wichita. Courtesy of Kevin Darmofal

Courtesy of Janet Spurgeon

Snow Rollers. Courtesy of Lucinda Gates in Anthony, KS.

A picture of snow rollers.  Courtesy of Andrew Watson in Clearwater, KS

Snow Rollers.  Courtesy of Andrew Watson in Clearwater, KS

 

West Wichita. Courtesy of Janet Spurgeon

Snow pelted on fence and raingauge.Courtesy of Janet Spurgeon

 

Trees covered in snow. Courtesy Janet Spurgeon

 

 
Total Snow depth 11 inches in West Wichita
on Feb 26th. Photo courtesy of Janet Spurgeon

 

 

Heavy Snow in Central Kansas. Photo courtesy Ken Cook

 

Heavy Snow in Central Kansas. Photo courtesy Ken Cook


Meteorologist Scott Smith out measuring snow on February 25th

This story was brought to you by the National Weather Service - Wichita, Kansas.



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