January 11, 2011 Central Indiana Snow

An area of low pressure moved across Central Indiana on January 11, bringing snow to the area. All of the area received 3 to 5 inches of snow, with a few areas seeing around 6 inches. After the snow fell, gusty winds caused some minor blowing and drifting problems into the next day.

Early Tuesday Morning Snowfall

Snowfall Total Ending 7am Wednesday the 12th

24 hour Snowfall Ending 7:00 AM Tuesday Jan. 11 (click to enlarge) 24 hour Snowfall Ending 7:00 AM Wednesday Jan. 12 (click to enlarge)

Snow Depth at 7:00 AM Wednesday

 

Snowdepth at 7:00 AM Wednesday January 12 

 

Below are a couple of pictures taken at the NWS office on Tuesday the 11th (click to enlarge):

Snow picture #1

Snowpic #2

Below is a radar image from 7:00 AM Tuesday the 11th. Click on the image to load a loop of radar images from the top of each hour from 5:00 AM to 1:00 PM (loop size 0.5MB):

Radar Image from 7:00 AM - Click for a loop

Here is a list of snowfall reports received:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
841 AM EST WED JAN 12 2011

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
 ------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
  5.80   3 S PARAGON              IN  MORGAN           0930 PM
  4.80   3 S PARAGON              IN  MORGAN           0512 PM
                 OF THE 4.75 REPORTED, 1 INCH FELL IN LAST 1.5
                 HRS.
  4.70   MCCORDSVILLE             IN  HANCOCK          1024 PM
  4.50   5 NE GREENSBURG          IN  DECATUR          0530 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. FELL IN LAST 12 HRS.
  4.20   1 SE BLOOMINGTON         IN  MONROE           0600 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. 2.4 INCHES OF THE TOTAL FELL IN
                 LAST 10 HRS.
  4.10   7 SW INDIANAPOLIS        IN  MARION           0640 PM
                 STORM TOTAL.
  4.00   2 NW WEST LAFAYETTE      IN  TIPPECANOE       1040 PM
  4.00   CARMEL                   IN  HAMILTON         1030 PM
                 SOME DRIFTING SNOW.
  4.00   2 S GREENWOOD            IN  JOHNSON          0914 PM
  4.00   MEDORA                   IN  JACKSON          1109 AM
                 TOTAL SNOW DEPTH ON GROUND
  4.00   GREENSBURG               IN  DECATUR          1024 AM
                 APPROXIMATE AMOUNT. REPORTED BY DECATUR
                 COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY
  3.90   KNIGHTSTOWN              IN  HENRY            0154 PM
  3.80   2 NW WEST LAFAYETTE      IN  TIPPECANOE       0430 PM
  3.80   3 SSE GREENCASTLE        IN  PUTNAM           0932 AM
                 LIQUID CONTENT 0.21 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW DEPTH
                 IS 4 INCHES.
  3.80   3 SSE GREENCASTLE        IN  PUTNAM           0920 AM
  3.70   1 E BROOKLYN             IN  MORGAN           0544 PM
  3.60   3 SE ODON                IN  DAVIESS          0200 PM
  3.60   5 N FRANKFORT            IN  CLINTON          1216 PM
                 SNOW HAD ENDED AT TIME OF MEASUREMENT
  3.60   ELLETTSVILLE             IN  MONROE           1025 AM
  3.50   2 NW WEST LAFAYETTE      IN  TIPPECANOE       0200 PM
                 FROM WLFI METEOROLOGIST
  3.50   INDIANAPOLIS INT`L AIRP  IN  MARION           1255 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AT NWS. OVERALL SNOW DEPTH IS 4
                 INCHES. WATER EQUIV OF SNOW PACK 0.2 INCHES.
  3.50   1 N CLERMONT             IN  MARION           1240 PM
  3.40   2 S CASTLETON            IN  MARION           0405 PM
                 SNOWFALL. SNOW DEPTH IS 4 INCHES. WATER
                 EQUIVALENCY OF SNOWFALL IS 0.22 INCHES.
  3.40   4 E VINCENNES            IN  KNOX             0100 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. SOME MELTING OCCURRING. CURRENT
                 SNOW DEPTH IS 3 INCHES. ONLY FLURRIES FALLING
                 NOW. WIND INCREASING AND BEGINNING TO BLOW
                 SNOW.
  3.40   INDIANAPOLIS INT`L AIRP  IN  MARION           1205 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
                 OFFICE
  3.30   COVINGTON                IN  FOUNTAIN         0137 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. SEVEN TENTHS OF AN INCH FALLEN
                 PAST 4 HOURS.
  3.20   BROOKLYN                 IN  MORGAN           1025 AM
  3.10   SHELBYVILLE              IN  SHELBY           0648 PM
  3.10   NEW WHITELAND            IN  JOHNSON          0345 PM
  3.00   3 S ATTICA               IN  FOUNTAIN         0526 PM
                 24 HR TOTAL
  3.00   WILLIAMSPORT             IN  WARREN           0330 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. ONE INCH OVER PAST 2 HOURS.
  3.00   FISHERS                  IN  HAMILTON         0228 PM
                 REPORTED SNOW DEPTH. ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED.
                 LIGHT SNOW FALLING.
  3.00   6 SE WASHINGTON          IN  DAVIESS          1223 PM
  3.00   2 W JASONVILLE           IN  GREENE           0955 AM
  3.00   GREENCASTLE              IN  PUTNAM           0940 AM
  3.00   CLOVERDALE               IN  PUTNAM           0940 AM
  3.00   2 E FRANKLIN             IN  JOHNSON          0920 AM
                 MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL.
  3.00   4 E VINCENNES            IN  KNOX             0900 AM
  3.00   BLOOMFIELD               IN  GREENE           0728 AM
  2.90   3 N TERRE HAUTE          IN  VIGO             0445 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. 2.8 INCHES FELL IN LAST 14 HRS.
  2.60   COVINGTON                IN  FOUNTAIN         0914 AM
  2.50   BEDFORD                  IN  LAWRENCE         0910 AM
  2.50   ESE LOOGOOTEE            IN  MARTIN           0900 AM
  2.50   E BROOKLYN               IN  MORGAN           0900 AM
                 A RETIRED NWS EMPLOYEE REPORTS 2.5 INCHES
                 NEAR BROOKLYN.
  2.50   E BROOKLYN               IN  MORGAN           0835 AM
  2.50   SPENCER                  IN  OWEN             0730 AM
  2.40   WILLIAMS                 IN  LAWRENCE         0845 AM
  2.30   WILLIAMSPORT             IN  WARREN           1230 PM
                 STORM TOTAL. CURRENT SNOW DEPTH IS 2 INCHES.
  2.00   7 S VINCENNES            IN  KNOX             1027 AM
                 NEW SNOWFALL IS 2.0. TOTAL SNOW DEPTH IS 3.0.
  2.00   KNIGHTSTOWN              IN  HENRY            1010 AM
  2.00   4 ESE SOUTHPORT          IN  MARION           0935 AM
                 SPOUSE OF NWS EMPLOYEE REPORTS 2 INCHES OF
                 SNOW AND SLICK ROADWAYS.
  2.00   1 W PLAINFIELD           IN  HENDRICKS        0915 AM
  2.00   FREELANDVILLE            IN  KNOX             0830 AM
  2.00   W NORTH VERNON           IN  JENNINGS         0748 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  2.00   4 E VINCENNES            IN  KNOX             0730 AM
                 1.5 INCHES OBSERVED IN THE PAST HOUR AND A
                 HALF.
  2.00   7 S SPENCER              IN  OWEN             0725 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  2.00   TERRE HAUTE              IN  VIGO             0722 AM
  2.00   LAFAYETTE                IN  TIPPECANOE       0718 AM
  2.00   BLOOMINGTON              IN  MONROE           0715 AM
                 1.5 TO 2 INCHES WAS REPORTED OUT OF
                 BLOOMINGTON...WITH A FEW SLIDE-OFFS REPORTED
                 AS WELL.
  1.70   1 WSW SOUTHPORT          IN  MARION           0715 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  1.70   1 NW WASHINGTON          IN  DAVIESS          0700 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  1.60   1 ENE VERNON             IN  JENNINGS         0730 AM
  1.50   2 S TRAFALGAR            IN  JOHNSON          0730 AM
  1.50   2 NE ELLETTSVILLE        IN  MONROE           0730 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  1.50   OOLITIC                  IN  LAWRENCE         0700 AM
  1.50   FREELANDVILLE            IN  KNOX             0700 AM
  1.50   3 N BEDFORD              IN  LAWRENCE         0700 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  1.50   3 S PARAGON              IN  MORGAN           0631 AM
  1.40   7 WSW SHELBYVILLE        IN  SHELBY           0730 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  1.40   2 W CLINTON              IN  VERMILLION       0700 AM
  1.30   6 NW WEST LAFAYETTE      IN  TIPPECANOE       0800 AM
  1.30   1 S PLAINVILLE           IN  DAVIESS          0730 AM
                 REPORTED BY A COCORAHS OBSERVER.
  1.30   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0700 AM
  1.30   1 W GREENCASTLE          IN  PUTNAM           0700 AM
  1.20   2 E FRANKLIN             IN  JOHNSON          0700 AM
  1.20   6 NE MITCHELL            IN  LAWRENCE         0700 AM
  1.00   2 E ATTICA               IN  FOUNTAIN         0958 AM
  1.00   SEYMOUR                  IN  JACKSON          0726 AM
                 SLIDE-OFFS HAVE BEEN REPORTED.
  1.00   GREENSBURG               IN  DECATUR          0726 AM
  1.00   2 NW WEST LAFAYETTE      IN  TIPPECANOE       0705 AM
                 ONE AND A HALF MILE VISIBILITY AS WELL.
  1.00   FLORA                    IN  CARROLL          0700 AM
  1.00   2 N SEYMOUR              IN  JACKSON          0700 AM
  1.00   VINCENNES                IN  KNOX             0540 AM
  0.90   1 E INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0755 AM
  0.70   FRANKLIN                 IN  JOHNSON          0700 AM
  0.50   2 N DELPHI               IN  CARROLL          0800 AM
  0.50   CRAWFORDSVILLE           IN  MONTGOMERY       0730 AM
  0.50   1 E INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0649 AM

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