February 5, 2011 Central Indiana Snow

Surface Map at 10 am February 5
Surface Map and Radar Image at 10:00 AM February 5

An area of low pressure moved across the Ohio Valley during the morning of February 5 and brought widespread 3 to 5 inch snow amounts to central Indiana. This caused difficult travel conditions for several hours.

Below are some pictures from during the snow. Click any image for a larger version. Thanks to all who sent in their reports and pictures! Maps of snowfall and snow depth are farther down the page.

Outside the NWS Office Another Downtown Scene
Downtown scene Near Zionsville

Maps of snowfall and snow depth:

 Snowfall Ending 7:00 AM February 5  7:00 AM Feb. 5 Snow Depth

24 hour  Snowfall ending 7:00 AM February 5

 Snow Depth at 7:00 AM February 5

 Snowfall Ending 7:00 AM February 5  7:00 AM Feb. 5 Snow Depth

 24 hour Snowfall ending 7:00 AM February 6

 Snow Depth at 7:00 AM February 5

Reports received by the NWS:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
1018 PM EST SAT FEB 05 2011

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0652 AM     SNOW             1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L  39.71N 86.29W
02/05/2011  M1.1 INCH        MARION             IN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

0700 AM     SNOW             1 NNW AVON              39.78N 86.39W
02/05/2011  M1.4 INCH        HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 AM     SNOW             2 ENE KNIGHTSTOWN       39.81N 85.49W
02/05/2011  M1.0 INCH        HENRY              IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0700 AM     SNOW             BLOOMINGTON             39.17N 86.52W
02/05/2011  M0.8 INCH        MONROE             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0705 AM     SNOW             1 W GREENCASTLE         39.64N 86.86W
02/05/2011  M1.0 INCH        PUTNAM             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0715 AM     SNOW             3 N BEDFORD             38.90N 86.49W
02/05/2011  M1.1 INCH        LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0730 AM     SNOW             2 NE CARMEL             39.99N 86.08W
02/05/2011  M1.0 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0737 AM     SNOW             7 SW INDIANAPOLIS       39.70N 86.24W
02/05/2011  M1.0 INCH        MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0745 AM     SNOW             4 E VINCENNES           38.68N 87.44W
02/05/2011  M0.6 INCH        KNOX               IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0745 AM     SNOW             1 SSW WHITESTOWN        39.98N 86.35W
02/05/2011  M1.4 INCH        BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0745 AM     SNOW             5 S BROWNSBURG          39.77N 86.39W
02/05/2011  M1.7 INCH        HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 AM     SNOW             1 SSW SHELBYVILLE       39.51N 85.78W
02/05/2011  M1.1 INCH        SHELBY             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 AM     SNOW             2 E FRANKLIN            39.49N 86.02W
02/05/2011  M1.0 INCH        JOHNSON            IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     SNOW             GREENFIELD              39.79N 85.77W
02/05/2011  M0.7 INCH        HANCOCK            IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM     SNOW             7 S SPENCER             39.19N 86.77W
02/05/2011  M0.8 INCH        OWEN               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0830 AM     SNOW             DALEVILLE               40.12N 85.56W
02/05/2011  M1.4 INCH        DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0925 AM     SNOW             6 ESE LEBANON           40.02N 86.37W
02/05/2011  M2.0 INCH        BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0940 AM     SNOW             2 S CASTLETON           39.88N 86.05W
02/05/2011  M1.5 INCH        MARION             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0942 AM     SNOW             3 NE FISHERS            39.98N 85.98W
02/05/2011  M1.6 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

1000 AM     SNOW             1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L  39.71N 86.29W
02/05/2011  M1.8 INCH        MARION             IN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1030 AM     HEAVY SNOW       CASTLETON               39.90N 86.05W
02/05/2011  M2.5 INCH        MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            2.5 INCHES OF SNOW MEASURED BY OFF DUTY TELEVISION
            METEOROLOGIST.

1042 AM     SNOW             MUNCIE                  40.20N 85.39W
02/05/2011  E2.0 INCH        DELAWARE           IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

1100 AM     SNOW             MARSHALL                39.85N 87.19W
02/05/2011  M3.3 INCH        PARKE              IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            1.8 INCHES IN THE PAST HOUR.

1100 AM     SNOW             FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
02/05/2011  M3.0 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

1102 AM     SNOW             KOKOMO                  40.48N 86.13W
02/05/2011  M2.3 INCH        HOWARD             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

1104 AM     SNOW             1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L  39.71N 86.29W
02/05/2011  M3.1 INCH        MARION             IN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1117 AM     SNOW             3 SSW ATTICA            40.25N 87.27W
02/05/2011  M2.0 INCH        FOUNTAIN           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1125 AM     SNOW             LAWRENCE                39.87N 85.99W
02/05/2011  M2.8 INCH        MARION             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1128 AM     SNOW             ZIONSVILLE              39.95N 86.27W
02/05/2011  U3.5 INCH        BOONE              IN   PUBLIC

1132 AM     SNOW             PARAGON                 39.39N 86.56W
02/05/2011  M2.8 INCH        MORGAN             IN   PUBLIC

1135 AM     SNOW             CASTLETON               39.90N 86.05W
02/05/2011  M4.0 INCH        MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

1145 AM     SNOW             MCCORDSVILLE            39.91N 85.93W
02/05/2011  M2.5 INCH        HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1155 AM     SNOW             1 E BROOKLYN            39.54N 86.35W
02/05/2011  M2.8 INCH        MORGAN             IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

1156 AM     SNOW             MARSHALL                39.85N 87.19W
02/05/2011  M4.0 INCH        PARKE              IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

1200 PM     SNOW             2 NW MUNCIE             40.22N 85.42W
02/05/2011  M3.5 INCH        DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1202 PM     SNOW             1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L  39.71N 86.29W
02/05/2011  M3.4 INCH        MARION             IN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1213 PM     SNOW             NE CARMEL               39.97N 86.11W
02/05/2011  M4.3 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

1215 PM     SNOW             3 SW NEW CASTLE         39.89N 85.40W
02/05/2011  M2.0 INCH        HENRY              IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

1235 PM     SNOW             BICKNELL                38.78N 87.31W
02/05/2011  M1.3 INCH        KNOX               IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

1240 PM     SNOW             KOKOMO                  40.48N 86.13W
02/05/2011  M4.0 INCH        HOWARD             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

1254 PM     SNOW             1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L  39.71N 86.29W
02/05/2011  M3.7 INCH        MARION             IN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1258 PM     SNOW             MARSHALL                39.85N 87.19W
02/05/2011  M4.8 INCH        PARKE              IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0100 PM     SNOW             2 S CASTLETON           39.88N 86.05W
02/05/2011  M4.5 INCH        MARION             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0100 PM     SNOW             CARMEL                  39.97N 86.11W
02/05/2011  U4.5 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   PUBLIC

0105 PM     SNOW             4 N BEDFORD             38.92N 86.49W
02/05/2011  E2.0 INCH        LAWRENCE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0145 PM     SNOW             3 NE MCCORDSVILLE       39.94N 85.89W
02/05/2011  M4.0 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0146 PM     SNOW             2 NW WEST LAFAYETTE     40.47N 86.94W
02/05/2011  M3.2 INCH        TIPPECANOE         IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0150 PM     SNOW             2 NE AVON               39.78N 86.36W
02/05/2011  M4.0 INCH        HENDRICKS          IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0203 PM     SNOW             CASTLETON               39.90N 86.05W
02/05/2011  M5.5 INCH        MARION             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0205 PM     SNOW             ZIONSVILLE              39.95N 86.27W
02/05/2011  M5.8 INCH        BOONE              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0210 PM     SNOW             3 SE ODON               38.81N 86.95W
02/05/2011  M2.3 INCH        DAVIESS            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0215 PM     SNOW             3 W CARMEL              39.97N 86.17W
02/05/2011  E6.0 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   PUBLIC

0215 PM     SNOW             NE CARMEL               39.97N 86.11W
02/05/2011  M5.3 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   AMATEUR RADIO

0310 PM     SNOW             ATTICA                  40.29N 87.25W
02/05/2011  M3.5 INCH        FOUNTAIN           IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0320 PM     SNOW             2 W GREENWOOD           39.62N 86.15W
02/05/2011  M4.5 INCH        JOHNSON            IN   PUBLIC

            JUST NORTH OF CENTER GROVE HIGH SCHOOL

0325 PM     SNOW             4 W ROCKVILLE           39.77N 87.31W
02/05/2011  M6.0 INCH        PARKE              IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0335 PM     SNOW             ALEXANDRIA              40.26N 85.68W
02/05/2011  M5.5 INCH        MADISON            IN   PUBLIC

0340 PM     SNOW             TIPTON                  40.28N 86.04W
02/05/2011  M6.0 INCH        TIPTON             IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0340 PM     SNOW             LAFAYETTE               40.41N 86.87W
02/05/2011  M3.4 INCH        TIPPECANOE         IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            AT WLFI

0340 PM     SNOW             5 N COLFAX              40.27N 86.67W
02/05/2011  M4.8 INCH        CLINTON            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            IN THE TOWN OF FICKLE

0400 PM     SNOW             1 E BROOKLYN            39.54N 86.35W
02/05/2011  M3.1 INCH        MORGAN             IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0410 PM     SNOW             2 SE BROWNSBURG         39.82N 86.37W
02/05/2011  M5.2 INCH        HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            COCORAHS OBSERVER

0420 PM     SNOW             FISHERS                 39.95N 86.02W
02/05/2011  M5.5 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0420 PM     SNOW             2 NE MCCORDSVILLE       39.93N 85.90W
02/05/2011  M4.1 INCH        HANCOCK            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            COCORAHS OBSERVER

0420 PM     SNOW             TERRE HAUTE             39.47N 87.38W
02/05/2011  E3.0 INCH        VIGO               IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0425 PM     SNOW             2 S CASTLETON           39.88N 86.05W
02/05/2011  M5.1 INCH        MARION             IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            WATER EQUIVALENT 0.41

0500 PM     SNOW             1 SE BLOOMINGTON        39.16N 86.51W
02/05/2011  M2.2 INCH        MONROE             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LIQUID EQUIVALENT 0.22

0505 PM     SNOW             2 NW CARMEL             39.99N 86.14W
02/05/2011  M6.5 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   PUBLIC

0530 PM     SNOW             2 N ANDERSON            40.12N 85.69W
02/05/2011  M5.2 INCH        MADISON            IN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            1.5 MILES NORTH OF DOWNTOWN ANDERSON

0600 PM     SNOW             DALEVILLE               40.12N 85.56W
02/05/2011  M4.0 INCH        DELAWARE           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 PM     SNOW             WASHINGTON              38.66N 87.17W
02/05/2011  M2.0 INCH        DAVIESS            IN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0700 PM     SNOW             WHITELAND               39.55N 86.09W
02/05/2011  M3.5 INCH        JOHNSON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 PM     SNOW             FRANKFORT               40.28N 86.51W
02/05/2011  M5.5 INCH        CLINTON            IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 PM     SNOW             NOBLESVILLE             40.06N 86.03W
02/05/2011  M6.0 INCH        HAMILTON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 PM     SNOW             2 E JAMESTOWN           39.93N 86.59W
02/05/2011  M4.5 INCH        HENDRICKS          IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 PM     SNOW             4 E VINCENNES           38.68N 87.44W
02/05/2011  M1.8 INCH        KNOX               IN   CO-OP OBSERVER

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