March 5-6 Snowfall 

Surface Map at 7 PM March 5

An area of low pressure moved through the Ohio Valley and brought snow to Central Indiana during the afternoon of March 5 into the early morning of March 6. Much of the area received 2 to 6 inches of snow, with some locations seeing higher amounts.

Below is a map of accumulated snowfall for March 5 and March 6 across the region.

Regional View of Snowfall

Below are maps of 24 hour snowfall and snow depth, ending the morning of March 6

24 hour snowfall - Click to enlarge snow depth - Click to enlarge
 Snowfall ending March 6. Click to Enlarge.  Snow depth on March 6. Click to Enlarge.

 Below are snow reports received by the NWS Indianapolis:

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
 ------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
  7.00   MUNCIE                   IN  DELAWARE         0916 AM
                 STORM TOTAL SNOW. LOCATION IS ONE MILE EAST
                 OF THE MUNCIE BYPASS ON EAST CENTENNIAL ROAD.
  7.00   THORNTOWN                IN  BOONE            0908 AM
                 REPORTING DRIFTS UP TO 13 INCHES AS WELL. ON
                 NORTHWEST SIDE OF THORNTOWN.
  6.30   2 NE LAFAYETTE           IN  TIPPECANOE       0700 AM
                 STORM TOTAL
  5.50   WEST LAFAYETTE           IN  TIPPECANOE       0940 AM
  5.10   2 SE BROWNSBURG          IN  HENDRICKS        0600 AM
                 STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL.
  5.00   TIPTON                   IN  TIPTON           0926 AM
                 STORM TOTAL FROM THE CITY OF TIPTON.
  5.00   KOKOMO                   IN  HOWARD           0800 AM
                 TOTAL SNOWFALL. ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED AND
                 SLUSHY.
  5.00   2 S GREENWOOD            IN  JOHNSON          0800 AM
                 OFFICIAL STORM TOTAL FROM BAM CHASE.
  5.00   ZIONSVILLE               IN  BOONE            0517 AM
                 RELAYED BY WTHR.
  5.00   2 NNW MUNCIE             IN  DELAWARE         1002 PM
                 TOTAL SNOWFALL IN THE PAST FIVE HOURS.
  4.50   SHARPSVILLE              IN  TIPTON           0926 AM
                 STORM TOTAL SNOW. 15 INCH DRIFTS AS WELL.
                 DRIFTING NOTED ON EAST-WEST ORIENTED ROADWAYS
                 ACROSS THE COUNTY.
  4.50   LAWRENCE                 IN  MARION           0338 AM
                 RELAYED BY WTHR.
  4.50   FISHERS                  IN  HAMILTON         0335 AM
                 RELAYED BY WTHR.
  4.40   1 SW INDIANAPOLIS INT`L  IN  MARION           0700 AM
                 TOTAL SNOWFALL THROUGH 7 AM.
  4.00   KOKOMO                   IN  HOWARD           0517 AM
                 RELAYED BY WTHR.
  4.00   PLAINFIELD               IN  HENDRICKS        0338 AM
                 RELAYED BY WTHR.
  4.00   AVON                     IN  HENDRICKS        0334 AM
                 RELAYED BY WTHR.
  4.00   2 S GREENWOOD            IN  JOHNSON          1228 AM
  4.00   KOKOMO                   IN  HOWARD           0800 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR. REPORT RECEIVED VIA
                 SOCIAL MEDIA.
  4.00   MUNCIE                   IN  DELAWARE         0756 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR. REPORT RECEIVED VIA
                 SOCIAL MEDIA.
  4.00   2 S ALEXANDRIA           IN  MADISON          0746 PM
                 STORM TOTAL NOW UP TO FOUR INCHES.
  3.60   2 S CASTLETON            IN  MARION           1200 AM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF MIDNIGHT.
  3.50   MARTINSVILLE             IN  MORGAN           0900 AM
                 STORM TOTAL SNOW. CURRENT SNOW DEPTH IS 3
                 INCHES.
  3.50   1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0244 AM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF 240 AM EST.
  3.30   2 SE BROWNSBURG          IN  HENDRICKS        1051 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR
  3.10   INDIANAPOLIS             IN  MARION           1129 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR AT 71ST ST AND 465.
  3.00   SHARPSVILLE              IN  TIPTON           0909 PM
                 STORM TOTAL NOW UP TO THREE INCHES.
  3.00   2 S ALEXANDRIA           IN  MADISON          0704 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR
  3.00   THORNTOWN                IN  BOONE            0519 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF 515 PM.
  2.90   1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0100 AM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF 1 AM AT NWS INDIANAPOLIS.
  2.60   1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           1200 AM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF MIDNIGHT.
  2.60   CARMEL                   IN  HAMILTON         1006 PM
                 STORM TOTAL NOW 2.6 INCHES IN NE CARMEL.
  2.50   4 E VINCENNES            IN  KNOX             0525 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR. STILL SNOWING PRETTY
                 HARD.
  2.20   CARMEL                   IN  HAMILTON         0839 PM
                 STORM TOTAL NOW 2.2 INCHES IN NE CARMEL.
  2.20   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0603 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR
  2.00   EDINBURGH                IN  JOHNSON          0830 AM
                 EAST SIDE OF EDINBURGH.
  2.00   5 NE SHELBYVILLE         IN  SHELBY           1004 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR. LOCATION ESTIMATED.
  2.00   RUSHVILLE                IN  RUSH             0939 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR.
  2.00   INDIANAPOLIS             IN  MARION           0924 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR AT 10TH AND MERIDIAN.
  2.00   INDIANAPOLIS             IN  MARION           0818 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR ON EAST SIDE OF
                 INDIANAPOLIS.
  2.00   CHESTERFIELD             IN  MADISON          0749 PM
  2.00   SHARPSVILLE              IN  TIPTON           0653 PM
                 STORM TOTAL NOW AT TWO INCHES.
  1.90   1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0930 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF 930 PM AT NWS INDIANAPOLIS.
  1.80   7 ENE ARCADIA            IN  HAMILTON         0720 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR. MEASUREMENT TAKEN IN
                 AROMA.
  1.60   1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0820 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AT NWS INDIANAPOLIS AS OF 820 PM.
  1.50   BROWNSTOWN               IN  JACKSON          0950 AM
                 1-2 INCHES TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IN
                 BROWNSTOWN AND SOUTHWEST JACKSON COUNTY.
  1.50   CARMEL                   IN  HAMILTON         0741 PM
                 STORM TOTAL NOW 1.5 INCHES IN NE CARMEL.
  1.50   SHARPSVILLE              IN  TIPTON           0626 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR.
  1.50   2 S ALEXANDRIA           IN  MADISON          0610 PM
  1.30   3 SSE WILLIAMSPORT       IN  FOUNTAIN         0500 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF 5 PM. SNOW BEGAN AT 230 PM.
  1.20   1 S INDIANAPOLIS INT`L   IN  MARION           0700 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR AT NWS INDIANAPOLIS.
  1.00   CARMEL                   IN  HAMILTON         0631 PM
                 STORM TOTAL THUS FAR AT MAIN ST AND RIVER RD.
  1.00   TIPTON                   IN  TIPTON           0617 PM
                 STORM TOTAL ESTIMATE AS OF 615 PM. SNOW BEGAN
                 AROUND 430 PM.
  1.00   LAFAYETTE                IN  TIPPECANOE       0609 PM
                 STORM TOTAL AS OF 6 PM.
  1.00   MARSHALL                 IN  PARKE            0406 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR
  0.80   2 S CASTLETON            IN  MARION           0555 PM
                 STORM TOTAL SO FAR
  0.50   3 S PARAGON              IN  MORGAN           0447 PM

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