Snowfall Totals - April 10-12

Summary of Heavy Snow Event
2008 April 10-12th 

A blizzard impacted the North Shore, Twin Ports, and points east along the South Shore of Lake Superior late Thursday through Friday. Heavy snow and high winds, frequently gusting to more than 40 mph, resulted in white-out conditions and widespread blowing and drifting snow across the Northland. Lightning was also observed at many locations. Numerous trees were downed, and power outages were reported as well. The graphic above shows the snowfall totals from this storm contoured every 2 inches. Peak wind gusts in miles per hour near Lake Superior are also shown in the white, italic text.


              PEAK WIND GUSTS

DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT   62 MPH
DULUTH SKY HARBOR AIRPORT         54 MPH
CLOQUET                                                  52 MPH
TWO HARBORS                                        51 MPH
HAYWARD                                                49 MPH
ASHLAND                                                  47 MPH
SILVER BAY                                             46 MPH
SUPERIOR                                                 43 MPH


       STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL

APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO SNOWFALL SPOTTERS, CO-OPERATIVE OBSERVERS
AND TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS FOR THESE REPORTS.

INCHES  LOCATION            ST  COUNTY
------  -----------------------  --  --------------
16.90   3 NE ASKOV               MN  PINE
15.00   GILE                             WI  IRON
14.00   SARONA                      WI  WASHBURN
14.00   5 N PILLAGER             MN  CASS
13.60   BAYFIELD                    WI  BAYFIELD
13.00   SAXON                         WI  IRON
12.50   10 W PALISADE           MN  AITKIN
12.50   8 S HAYWARD            WI  SAWYER
12.20   5 N MARCELL              MN  ITASCA
12.00   GURNEY                      WI  IRON
11.30   KERRICK                     MN  PINE
11.00   HAYWARD                   WI  SAWYER
10.50   14 W DRUMMOND     WI  BAYFIELD
10.50   SARONA                       WI  WASHBURN
10.20   WRENSHALL                MN  CARLTON
10.00   20 NE PARK FALLS     WI  IRON
10.00   GLIDDEN                       WI  ASHLAND
10.00   CLOQUET                      MN  CARLTON
10.00   BAYFIELD                     WI  BAYFIELD
10.00   WRENSHALL                MN  CARLTON
  9.90   DULUTH                        MN  ST. LOUIS
  9.80   GRAND RAPIDS            MN  ITASCA
  9.50   GRAND RAPIDS            MN  SOUTHERN ITASCA
  9.20   DULUTH  (Rice Lk)        MN  ST. LOUIS 
  9.00   OULU                             WI  BAYFIELD
  9.00   4 SW GORDON             WI  DOUGLAS
  9.00   BAYFIELD                     WI  BAYFIELD
  8.50   MAPLE                           WI  DOUGLAS
  8.40   COHASSET                    MN  ITASCA
  8.20   SARONA                        WI  WASHBURN
  8.20   1 NE LUTSEN                MN  COOK
  8.00   1 SW HINCKLEY          MN  PINE
  8.00   22 N AITKIN                  MN  AITKIN
  7.30   SILVER BAY                  MN  LAKE
  7.30   ORR                                MN  ST. LOUIS
  6.50   DULUTH                         MN  ST. LOUIS (LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP)
  6.50   CULVER                         MN  ST. LOUIS
  6.00   PARK FALLS                 WI  PRICE
  5.50   BRIMSON                      MN  ST. LOUIS
  4.00   1 W PHILLIPS                WI  PRICE



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