February 4-5 Central Indiana Snow

Surface Map
Surface map valid at 7:00 PM February 4.

An area of low pressure moved into the lower Ohio Valley and brought snow to much of central Indiana on February 4 and into the early part of February 5. Southern sections of central Indiana saw the snow change to sleet and freezing rain for a period the evening of February 4. Snowfall totals of 4 to 8 inches were common, with some areas seeing up to around 10 inches of snow across northern sections of central Indiana.

Below are radar images from 5:00, 7:00, and 9:00 PM February 4. Click any image to enlarge.

 Radar at 5 PM  Radar at 7:00 PM

 Radar at 9 PM

Snowfall and Snow Depth Maps. Click to enlarge: (a listing of snow fall reports received can be found at the bottom of this page)

24 hour snowfall Snow depth at 7 AM February 5
24 hour snowfall ending at 7:00 AM February 5. Snow depth at 7:00 AM February 5.

 

View of the snow fall from this storm system as it moved across the eastern USA (click to enlarge):

Snowfall across eastern USA

These pictures were taken outside the NWS Indianapolis office on February 5. Click to enlarge. 

Snow picture 1 Snow picture 2

Snowfall reports received by the NWS Indianapolis office:

THE TOTALS BELOW ARE SEPARATED INTO SNOW...AND ICE AND SLEET
CATEGORIES...THEN BY AMOUNT...AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE
FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.


SNOW REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT

 INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME
 ------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
  9.90   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0500 AM
  8.70   3 N ELLETTSVILLE         IN  MONROE           1210 AM
  8.60   5 NW ZIONSVILLE          IN  BOONE            0744 AM
  8.50   INDIANAPOLIS             IN  MARION           0554 AM
  8.50   FISHERS                  IN  HAMILTON         0534 AM
  8.30   2 SW CASTLETON           IN  MARION           0251 PM
  8.20   2 SE BROWNSBURG          IN  HENDRICKS        0924 AM
                 NEW SNOWFALL.
  8.20   CRAWFORDSVILLE           IN  MONTGOMERY       0517 AM
  8.00   6 NW WEST LAFAYETTE      IN  TIPPECANOE       0700 AM
  8.00   3 NW FISHERS             IN  HAMILTON         0611 AM
  8.00   2 N FISHERS              IN  HAMILTON         0555 AM
  8.00   MCCORDSVILLE             IN  HANCOCK          0530 AM
  7.80   NOBLESVILLE              IN  HAMILTON         0625 AM
  7.70   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0957 PM
  7.50   GREENFIELD               IN  HANCOCK          0538 AM
  7.50   2 N TERRE HAUTE          IN  VIGO             0912 PM
                 MODERATE SNOWFALL AT PRESENT
  7.40   INDIANAPOLIS INT`L AIRP  IN  MARION           0602 AM
  7.30   TERRE HAUTE              IN  VIGO             1116 PM
  7.20   7 NW SHELBYVILLE         IN  SHELBY           0356 AM
                 NW SHELBY COUNTY NEAR PLEASANT VIEW
  7.10   INDIANAPOLIS             IN  MARION           0333 AM
                 7.1 INCHES SNOW TOTAL SO FAR
  7.00   4 W GREENWOOD            IN  JOHNSON          0611 AM
  7.00   5 W GREENWOOD            IN  JOHNSON          0611 AM
  7.00   BLOOMINGDALE             IN  PARKE            0516 AM
  7.00   4 S BARGERSVILLE         IN  JOHNSON          0437 AM
  7.00   3 S ALEXANDRIA           IN  MADISON          1146 PM
  7.00   MARTINSVILLE             IN  MORGAN           1103 PM
  6.90   ZIONSVILLE               IN  BOONE            1115 PM
  6.80   2 SE BROWNSBURG          IN  HENDRICKS        1107 PM
                 STORM TOTAL
  6.70   INDIANAPOLIS INT`L AIRP  IN  MARION           1057 PM
  6.50   KOKOMO                   IN  HOWARD           0659 AM
  6.50   11 ESE INDIANAPOLIS      IN  MARION           0430 AM
                 SNOW FALL TOTAL. THERE WAS A LAYER OF ICE ON
                 TOP OF THE SNOW.
  6.40   MUNCIE                   IN  DELAWARE         0550 AM
  6.40   FISHERS                  IN  HAMILTON         0529 AM
  6.40   1 SE MUNCIE              IN  DELAWARE         1115 PM
  6.30   BROAD RIPPLE             IN  MARION           0521 AM
  6.10   2 ESE MARTINSVILLE       IN  MORGAN           1007 PM
                 BLOWING AND DRIFTING OCCURRING
  6.00   TERRE HAUTE              IN  VIGO             0545 AM
  6.00   ELWOOD                   IN  MADISON          1216 AM
  6.00   2 SW CARMEL              IN  HAMILTON         1021 PM
                 REPORT VIA SOCIAL MEDIA
  6.00   2 E CARMEL               IN  HAMILTON         1005 PM
                 ONE QUARTER MILE VISIBILITY IN HEAVY SNOW
  5.90   NOBLESVILLE              IN  HAMILTON         1012 PM
                 146 STREET AND CUMBERLAND ROAD
  5.80   SOUTHPORT                IN  MARION           1200 AM
  5.70   LAWRENCE                 IN  MARION           1138 PM
                 STORM TOTAL
  5.60   2 S CASTLETON            IN  MARION           1200 AM
  5.60   3 S PARAGON              IN  MORGAN           0841 PM
  5.50   BLOOMINGTON              IN  MONROE           0550 AM
  5.50   MORRISTOWN               IN  SHELBY           1205 AM
  5.50   BRAZIL                   IN  CLAY             1047 PM
  5.50   RUSHVILLE                IN  RUSH             1007 PM
                 SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING AS WELL.
  5.50   4 W GREENWOOD            IN  JOHNSON          1005 PM
  5.50   2 S ALEXANDRIA           IN  MADISON          0932 PM
  5.50   INDIANAPOLIS INT`L AIRP  IN  MARION           0925 PM
  5.40   FRANKLIN                 IN  JOHNSON          0723 AM
                 0.2 INCHES OF ICE AS WELL
  5.30   BLOOMINGTON              IN  MONROE           0730 AM
                 0.1 INCH ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN AS WELL
  5.20   2 SE BROWNSBURG          IN  HENDRICKS        0934 PM
                 MINOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  5.10   CICERO                   IN  HAMILTON         1100 PM
  5.00   SHARPSVILLE              IN  TIPTON           0730 AM
  5.00   ANDERSON                 IN  MADISON          0459 AM
                 AND STILL SNOWING
  5.00   LEBANON                  IN  BOONE            1057 PM
  5.00   MORRISTOWN               IN  SHELBY           1012 PM
  5.00   FISHERS                  IN  HAMILTON         0942 PM
  5.00   2 E CARMEL               IN  HAMILTON         0901 PM
                 MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW FALLING...SOME BLOWING
                 AND DRIFTING
  4.80   LAWRENCE                 IN  MARION           1014 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR
  4.50   4 NE BROWNSBURG          IN  HENDRICKS        0911 PM
                 LIGHT SNOW FALLING
  4.50   2 E CARMEL               IN  HAMILTON         0752 PM
                 ONE QUARTER MILE VISIBILITY
  4.50   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0605 PM
  4.30   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0601 PM
  4.10   1 SE BLOOMINGTON         IN  MONROE           0730 PM
  4.00   SHELBYVILLE              IN  SHELBY           0537 AM
                 4.0 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH 0.2 INCHES OF IT
                 BEING SLEET OVERNIGHT.
  4.00   3 NE FISHERS             IN  HAMILTON         0820 PM
                 FACEBOOK REPORT
  3.80   3 S BLOOMFIELD           IN  GREENE           0732 AM
                 SNOW COVERED WITH LAYER OF ICE FROM FREEZING
                 RAIN.
  3.80   LAWRENCE                 IN  MARION           0900 PM
  3.80   INDIANAPOLIS INT`L AIRP  IN  MARION           0700 PM
  3.50   FISHERS                  IN  HAMILTON         0924 PM
  3.50   WEST LAFAYETTE           IN  TIPPECANOE       0900 PM
                 SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  3.50   SEYMOUR                  IN  JACKSON          0830 PM
                 SNOW AND SLEET STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATION
  3.50   BICKNELL                 IN  KNOX             0802 PM
                 TOTAL OF SNOW AND SLEET
  3.40   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0459 PM
  3.20   4 NNW BEDFORD            IN  LAWRENCE         1022 PM
                 ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION OVER
                 THE PAST 3 HOURS

 


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