Graphic analysis of snowfall
Long Duration
Statewide Snowfall

January 26-27, 2004


FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN EXPERIENCED THE FRINGE EFFECTS OF A WINTER STORM THAT DUMPED SNOW FROM THE CENTRAL PLAINS TO THE GREAT LAKES REGION.

IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW GENERATED BY THE SYSTEM...LAKE-EFFECT SNOW DEVELOPED OVER LAKE SUPERIOR AND LAKE MICHIGAN. THE LAKE-EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS THEN MOVED INLAND TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST.

AS A RESULT...THE NORTHERN PART OF DOOR COUNTY PICKED UP 8 TO 10.5 INCHES OF NEW SNOW THROUGH 7 AM TUESDAY MORNING...WHILE SUPERIOR IN NORTHWEST DOUGLAS COUNTY MEASURED 10 INCHES OF NEW SNOW. TWO RIVERS PICKED UP 7.5 INCHES AND GERMANTOWN GATHERED 7.1 INCHES THROUGH 7 AM TUESDAY MORNING.

BELOW ARE 48-HOUR SNOWFALL TOTALS THROUGH ABOUT 7 AM TUESDAY MORNING...MOSTLY FOR SOUTH-CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN.

ROUGHLY 1 TO 3 INCHES OF ADDITIONAL SNOW FELL OVER SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN FROM 7 AM TUESDAY MORNING UNTIL IT ENDED TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS ADDITIONAL SNOW IS NOT REFLECTED IN THE TABLE OF SNOWFALL VALUES ABOVE. THEREFORE...ROUGHLY 3 TO 5.5 INCHES OF NEW SNOW FELL OVER SOUTHERN MILWAUKEE COUNTY TO WALWORTH AND KENOSHA COUNTIES FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

Here is a table of some snow totals:

Location

5 SE EPHRAIM /NORTH BAY/ 
SUPERIOR                 
BAILYS HARBOR            
MARINETTE                 
TWO RIVERS              
GERMANTOWN                
6 NE WAUMANDEE             
JACKSON                     
CEDARBURG-LAKEFIELD        
VALDERS                    
LA CROSSE NWS RIDGE         
DELAFIELD                   
4 S WAUKESHA              
LA CROSSE AIRPORT          
WEST BEND 2SW              
SOLON SPRINGS              
6 S EAU CLAIRE             
ELKHART LAKE                
RICHFIELD                   
MENOMONEE FALLS            
GIBBSVILLE- SANITARY        
WESTBY WWTP                 
HINGHAM WWTP                
WEST ALLIS                 
HUSTIFORD                   
SULLIVAN 3.8 SE  /NWS/      
BIG BEND                     
MERTON 1 N                  
SHEBOYGAN-SOUTHWEST        
TAYCHEEDA-ST. PETER          
HARTFORD 2 W                
MITCHELL INTL               
WHITNALL PARK               
2 SW FOND DU LAC           
KENOSHA WWTP                
CLAEDONIA                   
MADISON CHARMANY FARM       
JANESVILLE NE              
OXFORD 6 N                 
PORTAGE WWTP                
RACINE WWTP                 
DODGEVILLE WWTP             
BEAVER DAM 1 N              
MONROE WWTP                 
RHINELANDER AIRPORT         
DELAVAN                    
ROME                       
OCONOMOWOC                  
DANE CO ARPRT               
CUDAHY                     
BURLINGTON                  
BRODHEAD                    
GENOA CITY                 
BELOIT COLLEGE   
County

DOOR        
DOUGLAS     
DOOR         
MARINETTE
MANITOWOC     
WASHINGTON    
BUFFALO       
WASHINGTON   
OZAUKEE       
MANITOWOC     
LA CROSSE    
WAUKESHA     
WAUKESHA      
LA CROSSE     
WASHINGTON    
DOUGLAS      
EAU CLAIRE    
SHEBOYGAN   
WASHINGTON    
WAUKESHA    
SHEBOYGAN     
VERNON        
SHEBOYGAN      
MILWAUKEE     
DODGE         
JEFFERSON     
WAUKESHA     
WAUKESHA     
SHEBOYGAN     
FOND DU LAC   
WASHINGTON    
MILWAUKEE     
MILWAUKEE    
FOND DU LAC   
KENOSHA       
RACINE       
DANE          
ROCK         
MARQUETTE       
COLUMBIA     
RACINE        
IOWA              
DODGE        
GREEN       
ONEIDA       
WALWORTH     
JEFFERSON      
WAUKESHA        
DANE          
MILWAUKEE      
RACINE          
GREEN         
WALWORTH      
ROCK  
New Snow

10.5
10.0
8.5
8.5
7.5
7.1
7.0
7.0 
6.9
6.7
6.5
6.5
5.9
5.9
6.0     
6.0
6.0
5.7
5.0
5.0
4.6     
4.5
4.1     
4.1
4.0
3.9      
3.8      
3.7      
3.6      
3.5      
3.5
3.5      
3.3       
3.2
3.2
3.1
3.0
3.0      
3.0      
3.0      
3.0 
3.0      
3.0      
3.0
2.8
2.5      
2.5      
2.9      
2.4      
2.2      
2.0      
2.0      
1.6      
1.5    

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