Preliminary Rain and Snow Totals

A slow moving storm system was finally moving east of the Red River and Devils Lake basins this Friday evening. However, it brought a wide variety of weather to eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. First thunderstorms and locally heavy rains on Wednesday night, becoming moderate to heavy rains, then turning to a major snow and ice storm in parts of the Devils Lake basin.

Below are two graphics depicting the preliminary rain and snow amounts. The rain amounts are from Wednesday evening November 5th through noon Friday November 7th; the snow totals are from Thursday morning through Friday noon.

3 day rain totals 

The graphic above is based on RADAR estimates and observed rainfall from Wednesday, November 5th noon through Friday November 7th noon. Station specific rain observations are available at the bottom of this story.

Snowfall from Thursday to Friiday November 6 and 7 2008

...3 DAY STORM TOTAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS (RAIN AND MELTED ICE/SNOW)...
...6 AM TUESDAY THROUGH 6 AM FRIDAY...


.....................NORTH DAKOTA..............................

PEMBINA COUNTY
CAVALIER (CO-OP)...........................2.86
PEMBINA (CO-OP)............................2.37

CAVALIER COUNTY
LANGDON (CO-OP)............................2.24
SARLES 6 NE (POINT OF ENTRY)...............2.60

TOWNER COUNTY
HANSBORO (CO-OP)...........................1.17

WALSH COUNTY
LANKIN 9SW (CO-OP).........................3.18
ADAMS (CO-OP)..............................2.63
EDINBURG...................................2.06

GRAND FORKS COUNTY
NWS GRAND FORKS............................2.31
GRAND FORKS AIRPORT (ASOS).................2.23
GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE (ASOS)..........2.65
ARVILLA....................................3.18


RAMSEY COUNTY
DEVILS LAKE (CO-OP)........................2.53
DEVILS LAKE AIRPOT (AWOS)..................2.34
HAMPDEN (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE)...........1.84
EDMORE (CO-OP).............................2.26


BENSON COUNTY
FORT TOTTEN (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE).......2.92
CHURCHS FERRY (CO-OP)......................1.87
WARWICK....................................1.51


TRAILL COUNTY
MAYVILLE (CO-OP)...........................1.84

STEELE COUNTY
COLGATE (CO-OP)............................1.36

GRIGGS COUNTY
COOPERSTOWN (CO-OP)........................2.39

CASS COUNTY
FARGO AIRPORT (ASOS).......................0.98
AMENIA.....................................0.96

BARNES COUNTY
BALDHILL DAM...............................0.73

RICHLAND COUNTY
WAHPETON (SCHOOL OF SCIENCE)...............0.88
LIDGERWOOD (CO-OP).........................0.64

RANSOM COUNTY
LISBON (CO-OP).............................0.40
SHEYENNE GRASSLAND (FIRE WX SITE)..........0.77


SARGENT COUNTY
HAVANA (CO-OP).............................0.59
FORMAN (CO-OP).............................0.74
GWINNER (CO-OP)............................0.62


...........................MINNESOTA...........................

KITTSON COUNTY
LAKE BRONSON (CO-OP).......................1.90
HALLOCK AIRPORT (AWOS).....................1.33
LANCASTER (CO-OP)..........................1.35
HUMBOLDT...................................1.73
CARIBOU....................................1.21

ROSEAU COUNTY
GREENBUSH (CO-OP)..........................2.22
ROSEAU (CO-OP).............................1.43
ROSEAU (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE)............1.32
ROSEAU AIRPORT (AWOS)......................0.98
WARROAD AIRPORT (AWOS).....................1.71
WARROAD 2W (PERSONAL WX STATION)...........1.65


LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY
BAUDETTE AIRPORT (ASOS)....................1.22
BAUDETTE (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE)..........1.59
BAUDETTE 12S...............................1.41
CAMP NORRIS DNR (CO-OP)....................1.76

MARSHALL COUNTY
STEPHEN (TAMARAC RIVER)....................2.91
ALVARADO...................................2.49
VIKING (CO-OP).............................2.41
ARGYLE.....................................2.35
OSLO.......................................2.25
RADIUM 5NE.................................1.74
RADIUM 2NE.................................1.32
AGASSIZ WILDLIFE REFUGE (FIRE WX SITE).....0.93

PENNINGTON COUNTY
THIEF RIVER FALLS DAM......................0.97
THIEF RIVER FALLS AIRPORT (AWOS)...........1.14

POLK COUNTY
EAST GRAND FORKS (VALLEY GOLF COURSE)......2.75
CLIMAX (PERSONAL WX STATION)...............1.70
CROOKSTON..................................1.37
FOSSTON AIRPORT (AWOS).....................1.22

NORMAN COUNTY
ADA........................................1.06
SHELLY.....................................0.84
HALSTAD....................................1.15

CLAY COUNTY
FELTON 5NE (SOUTH BRANCH OF WILD RICE).....1.25
MOORHEAD (CO-OP)...........................0.88
SABIN (CO-OP)..............................0.74

WILKIN COUNTY
BRECKENRIDGE (CO-OP).......................0.72
ROTHSAY (CO-OP)............................0.69
FOXHOME....................................0.70

BECKER COUNTY
DETROIT LAKES AIRPORT (AWOS)...............0.87
DETROIT LAKES (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE).....0.79
TAMARAC WILDLIFE REFUGE (CO-OP)............0.79

OTTER TAIL COUNTY
FERGUS FALLS AIRPORT (AWOS)................1.21
ELIZABETH..................................0.75
ORWELL DAM.................................0.71
NEW YORK MILLS (CO-OP).....................0.47
PHELPS MILLS (CO-OP).......................0.70
PELICAN RAPIDS (CO-OP).....................0.75
FERGUS FALLS (WETLAND LEARNING CENTER).....0.72


GRANT COUNTY
NORCROSS 1NW...............................1.04
ELBOW LAKE AIRPORT (AWOS)..................0.95

CLEARWATER COUNTY
LAKE ITASCA (UNIV OF MINN - CO-OP).........1.28
LAKE ITASCA (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE).......1.42
LONG LOST LAKE (CO-OP).....................1.05

BELTRAMI COUNTY
KELLIHER (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE)..........2.53
BEMIDJI (CO-OP)............................1.78
BEMIDJI (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE)...........1.68
BEMIDJI AIRPORT (AWOS).....................1.41
SAUM.......................................1.48
WASKISH (CO-OP)............................1.93
DEBS (CLEARWATER LAKE).....................1.36


HUBBARD COUNTY
PARK RAPIDS AIRPORT (AWOS).................0.66
BADOURA (FIRE WEATHER RAWS SITE)...........0.65

WADENA COUNTY
SEBEKA (CO-OP).............................0.65
WADENA (CO-OP).............................0.79


NO REPORTS FROM RED LAKE OR MAHNOMEN COUNTY AVAILABLE




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