March 2, 2012 Snowfall Totals

The second day of March was definitely more like a lion as a low pressure
system brought everything from heavy snow to the Midwest; to tornadoes in the
Ohio and Tennessee valleys. Across our area, rain quickly changed over to snow
Friday afternoon. Most of the snowfall was out of the area by the evening.


The developing storm system moved out of the southern plains on Thursday night
and quickly intensified as it moved to the northeast on Friday. Bands of heavy
snow set up across parts of Iowa and Illinois causing reduced visibilities,
along with increased snowfall rates. Snow amounts ranged from
around 1 to 3
inches in most locations to just over 4 inches around the Dubuque, IA area.


Radar Loop

March 2, 2012 Radar
 Radar loop courtesy of Iowa Environmental Mesonet.



PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
805 PM CST FRI MAR 02 2012

THE REPORTS BELOW ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.

SNOW REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT

INCHES LOCATION ST COUNTY TIME
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4.4 1 NW DUBUQUE REGIONAL A IA DUBUQUE 0530 PM
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE DUBUQUE REGIONAL AIRPORT.


4.0 WARREN IL JO DAVIESS 0437 PM
3.6 1 W FREEPORT IL STEPHENSON 0603 PM
3.5 WSW LOWDEN IA CEDAR 0300 PM
3.5 NE BRIGHTON IA WASHINGTON 0430 PM
3.5 DAKOTA IL STEPHENSON 0437 PM
3.5 FREEPORT IL STEPHENSON 0515 PM
3.2 5 NW LA MOILLE IL LEE 0559 PM

3.1 6 SSE ROCK ISLAND IL ROCK ISLAND 0600 PM
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE QUAD CITY AIRPORT IN MOLINE.


3.0 1 W ELMIRA IA JOHNSON 0255 PM
3.0 4 WSW LORAN IL JO DAVIESS 0437 PM
3.0 3 SSW CENTER JUNCTION IA JONES 0508 PM
3.0 4 WSW LORAN IL JO DAVIESS 0522 PM
3.0 SSE LENA IL STEPHENSON 0622 PM
2.8 E SOLON IA JOHNSON 0230 PM
2.5 2 WSW IOWA CITY IA JOHNSON 0235 PM
2.5 E LISBON IA LINN 0315 PM
2.5 1 WSW SHERRARD IL MERCER 0340 PM
2.5 1 WNW MORRISON IL WHITESIDE 0435 PM
2.5 3 SE GALENA IL JO DAVIESS 0535 PM
2.4 SE STANWOOD IA CEDAR 0300 PM
2.2 1 NE MARION IA LINN 0315 PM
2.0 4 E WHAT CHEER IA KEOKUK 0203 PM
2.0 3 N DAVENPORT IA SCOTT 0249 PM
2.0 DAVIS IL STEPHENSON 0300 PM
2.0 1 SE PRINCETON IL BUREAU 0345 PM
2.0 2 SE WILLIAMSBURG IA IOWA 0445 PM
2.0 4 SSW CLINTON IA CLINTON 0600 PM
2.0 1 W CAMBRIDGE IL HENRY 0810 PM

1.9 4 NNE DAVENPORT IA SCOTT 0415 PM
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE DAVENPORT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.


1.8 1 SSW CORDOVA IL ROCK ISLAND 0415 PM
1.7 3 SSW ROCK ISLAND IL ROCK ISLAND 0240 PM
1.7 3 N STOCKTON IL JO DAVIESS 0545 PM
1.6 PARK VIEW IA SCOTT 0415 PM
1.5 3 NNE DOWNING MO SCOTLAND 0214 PM
1.5 2 WNW FREEPORT IL STEPHENSON 0445 PM
1.3 6 SSE ELMOVILLE IL CARROLL 0630 PM
1.2 2 SW NEW LONDON IA HENRY 0302 PM
1.0 1 SE VINTON IA BENTON 0201 PM
1.0 1 SSW BELLE PLAINE IA BENTON 0201 PM
1.0 SW DURANT IA CEDAR 0245 PM
1.0 3 NNE CHARLIE HEATH MEM IA VAN BUREN 0245 PM

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Observed 24-hour Snowfall Reports
24-hour observed snowfall amounts (inches) for Eastern Iowa, Northwest &
West Central Illinois; reported between midnight and 9am on Saturday,
March 3, 2012.
Detailed Local Storm Reports:

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0810 PM SNOW 1 W CAMBRIDGE 41.30N 90.20W
03/02/2012 M2.0 INCH HENRY IL TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL. HN90

0630 PM SNOW 6 SSE ELMOVILLE 42.19N 90.02W
03/02/2012 M1.3 INCH CARROLL IL TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL. CA102

0622 PM SNOW SSE LENA 42.38N 89.82W
03/02/2012 M3.0 INCH STEPHENSON IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. ST184.

0603 PM SNOW 1 W FREEPORT 42.29N 89.65W
03/02/2012 M3.6 INCH STEPHENSON IL TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL. ST157

0600 PM SNOW 6 SSE ROCK ISLAND 41.40N 90.55W
03/02/2012 M3.1 INCH ROCK ISLAND IL OFFICIAL NWS OBS
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE QUAD CITY AIRPORT IN
MOLINE. SNOW DEPTH IS 2 INCHES. QCAI2 COOP.


0600 PM SNOW 4 SSW CLINTON 41.79N 90.26W
03/02/2012 M2.0 INCH CLINTON IA CO-OP OBSERVER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. CLNI4 COOP.

0559 PM SNOW 5 NW LA MOILLE 41.58N 89.35W
03/02/2012 M3.2 INCH LEE IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL SO FAR. BR67

0545 PM SNOW 3 N STOCKTON 42.40N 90.00W
03/02/2012 M1.7 INCH JO DAVIESS IL CO-OP OBSERVER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. STOI2 COOP.


0535 PM SNOW 3 SE GALENA 42.40N 90.39W
03/02/2012 M2.5 INCH JO DAVIESS IL CO-OP OBSERVER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. GPBI2 COOP.

0530 PM SNOW 1 NW DUBUQUE REGIONAL A 42.41N 90.73W
03/02/2012 M4.4 INCH DUBUQUE IA OFFICIAL NWS OBS
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE DUBUQUE REGIONAL AIRPORT.
SNOW DEPTH IS 4 INCHES. DUBI4 COOP.


0522 PM SNOW 4 WSW LORAN 42.22N 89.99W
03/02/2012 M3.0 INCH JO DAVIESS IL TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL. JD97

0515 PM SNOW FREEPORT 42.29N 89.63W
03/02/2012 E3.5 INCH STEPHENSON IL PUBLIC
SNOWFALL TOTAL SO FAR.

0508 PM SNOW 3 SSW CENTER JUNCTION 42.08N 91.11W
03/02/2012 M3.0 INCH JONES IA TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL. JO18

0445 PM SNOW 2 SE WILLIAMSBURG 41.64N 91.98W
03/02/2012 M2.0 INCH IOWA IA CO-OP OBSERVER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. WLBI4 COOP.

0445 PM SNOW 2 WNW FREEPORT 42.30N 89.67W
03/02/2012 M1.5 INCH STEPHENSON IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL SO FAR. ST47.

0437 PM SNOW DAKOTA 42.39N 89.53W
03/02/2012 M3.5 INCH STEPHENSON IL PUBLIC
SNOWFALL SO FAR. RELAYED BY WREX.

0437 PM SNOW WARREN 42.49N 89.99W
03/02/2012 M4.0 INCH JO DAVIESS IL PUBLIC
SNOWFALL SO FAR. RELAYED BY WREX

0437 PM SNOW 4 WSW LORAN 42.22N 89.99W
03/02/2012 M3.0 INCH JO DAVIESS IL TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL. JD97

0435 PM SNOW 1 WNW MORRISON 41.81N 89.98W
03/02/2012 M2.5 INCH WHITESIDE IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL SO FAR. WH85.

0430 PM SNOW NE BRIGHTON 41.18N 91.82W
03/02/2012 M3.5 INCH WASHINGTON IA CO-OP OBSERVER
STORM TOTAL. COOP OBSERVER

0415 PM SNOW PARK VIEW 41.69N 90.54W
03/02/2012 M1.6 INCH SCOTT IA NWS EMPLOYEE

0415 PM SNOW 4 NNE DAVENPORT 41.61N 90.58W
03/02/2012 M1.9 INCH SCOTT IA OFFICIAL NWS OBS
OFFICIAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR THE DAVENPORT MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT. SNOW HAS ENDED. DVNI4 COOP.


0415 PM SNOW 1 SSW CORDOVA 41.67N 90.33W
03/02/2012 M1.8 INCH ROCK ISLAND IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL AROUND 1.75 INCHES. RI35.

0345 PM SNOW 1 SE PRINCETON 41.37N 89.45W
03/02/2012 M2.0 INCH BUREAU IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL SO FAR. BR45.

0340 PM SNOW 1 WSW SHERRARD 41.31N 90.53W
03/02/2012 M2.5 INCH MERCER IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL SO FAR. LIGHT SNOW NOW.

0315 PM SNOW E LISBON 41.92N 91.38W
03/02/2012 M2.5 INCH LINN IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. LI18.

0315 PM SNOW 1 NE MARION 42.05N 91.57W
03/02/2012 M2.2 INCH LINN IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. MELTING FAST. LI152.

0302 PM SNOW 2 SW NEW LONDON 40.91N 91.43W
03/02/2012 M1.2 INCH HENRY IA TRAINED SPOTTER
WET SLOPPY SNOW. HAS STOPPED SNOWING. STORM TOTAL.

0300 PM SNOW DAVIS 42.42N 89.42W
03/02/2012 E2.0 INCH STEPHENSON IL PUBLIC
SNOWFALL SO FAR. RELAYED BY WREX.

0300 PM SNOW SE STANWOOD 41.89N 91.15W
03/02/2012 M2.4 INCH CEDAR IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL.

0300 PM SNOW WSW LOWDEN 41.86N 90.93W
03/02/2012 M3.5 INCH CEDAR IA CO-OP OBSERVER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. JUST SOME LIGHT FINE SNOW NOW. LWDI4

COOP.
0255 PM SNOW 1 W ELMIRA 41.72N 91.44W
03/02/2012 E3.0 INCH JOHNSON IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL BEFORE IT STARTED MELTING.

0249 PM SNOW 3 N DAVENPORT 41.60N 90.60W
03/02/2012 M2.0 INCH SCOTT IA TRAINED SPOTTER
OVER THE PAST 4 HOURS.

0245 PM SNOW 3 NNE CHARLIE HEATH MEM 40.61N 91.87W
03/02/2012 M1.0 INCH VAN BUREN IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. SNOW ENDED AROUND 225 PM. AVERAGE OF
SEVERAL MEASURMENTS.

0245 PM SNOW SW DURANT 41.60N 90.91W
03/02/2012 M1.0 INCH CEDAR IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOW TOTAL. ENDED AROUND 2 PM.

0242 PM SNOW 1 W CAMBRIDGE 41.30N 90.20W
03/02/2012 M1.5 INCH HENRY IL TRAINED SPOTTER
HAD THUNDERSNOW AT 130PM. STILL SNOWING LIGHTLY.

0240 PM SNOW 3 SSW ROCK ISLAND 41.44N 90.59W
03/02/2012 M1.7 INCH ROCK ISLAND IL TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL SO FAR.

0235 PM SNOW 2 WSW IOWA CITY 41.65N 91.57W
03/02/2012 M2.5 INCH JOHNSON IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. SNOW HAS STOPPED.

0230 PM SNOW E SOLON 41.80N 91.49W
03/02/2012 M2.8 INCH JOHNSON IA TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOWFALL TOTAL. SNOW HAS JUST ABOUT ENDED.

0214 PM SNOW 3 NNE DOWNING 40.52N 92.34W
03/02/2012 M1.5 INCH SCOTLAND MO TRAINED SPOTTER
SNOW IS MELTING FAST. IS DOWN TO A HALF INCH SNOW DEPTH
NOW.

0203 PM SNOW 4 E WHAT CHEER 41.40N 92.28W
03/02/2012 M2.0 INCH KEOKUK IA TRAINED SPOTTER
STORM TOTAL...SNOW HAS ENDED. HIGHWAYS ARE WET. SNOW IS
MELTING NOW. SINCE 8 AM.

0201 PM SNOW 1 SSW BELLE PLAINE 41.89N 92.28W
03/02/2012 E1.0 INCH BENTON IA TRAINED SPOTTER

0201 PM SNOW 1 SE VINTON 42.16N 92.02W
03/02/2012 E1.0 INCH BENTON IA TRAINED SPOTTER



While the Midwest received a mix of rain and snow, the Ohio and Tennessee
Valleys were hit with severe weather. The graphic below shows the Storm
Prediction Center's storm reports for March 2, 2012. Click on the image
below for more information.
 
March 2, 2012 SPC Storm Reports

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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