3 Days of Snow Pile Up
 
A strong low pressure system moved across the plains in several waves. Snow fell across the area over 3 days. The first wave in general produce the most widespread high amounts of snow. Portions of the sandhills and central Nebraska recorded the most snow, with over 6 inches total. Below is a map of the 3 day total of snowfall and a list of preliminary reports from official NWS observations and the Cooperative Observation network.
 
March 7 - 9, 2011 Total Snowfall (click to zoom)
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LOCATION
(cooperative observer)
Mar 7 Mar 8 Mar 9 Total
Anselmo 2SE 2.5 2.0 M 4.5*
Big Springs 4W 2.2 1.5 2.5 5.2
Callaway 8WSW 4.0 1.5 1.0 6.5
Chambers 2.0 2.0 1.5 5.5
Ericson 2NW 3.5 2.0 1.0 6.5
Eustis 2NW 1.8 1.0 0.7 3.5
Gordon 3.0 T M 3.0*
Hayes Center T 1.0 2.0 3.0
Imperial T 0.4 1.0 1.4
Kilgore 1NE 2.1 0.6 3.0 5.7
Kingsley Dam 4.0 0.2 1.0 5.2
Madrid 0.8 M 1.4 2.2*
Mason City 3.0 1.0 M 4.0*
Mullen 5.0 0.2 1.3 6.5
North Platte (NWS ob) 2.3 0.6 0.8 3.7
Oshkosh 10NE 5.0 M 2.0 7.0*
Spencer 5SSE 3.0 2.0 M 5.0*
Stapleton 5W 4.4 0.4 1.1 5.9
Taylor 4.0 3.0 1.5 8.5
Valentine (NWS ob) 1.7 1.0 2.8 5.5
Wellfleet 1.4 0.6 1.0 3.0

* less than the 3 days of reports received
 
  Page composition by
Matthew Masek
  2011
 


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