Late season snow across the area on this date in 1947

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
330 PM CDT SUN MAY 28 2006

...THE LATEST MEASURABLE SNOW IN THE REGION OCCURRED ON THIS DATE
IN 1947...

AN UNUSUALLY LATE IN THE SEASON SNOWSTORM OCCURRED ON THIS DATE IN
1947 ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHWEST IOWA...FAR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA AND
FAR NORTHEAST NEBRASKA. SNOW TOTALS OF ONE TO FOUR INCHES WERE
COMMON ACROSS THE AREA WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS...UP TO 8
INCHES...NORTHEAST OF SIOUX CITY. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS INCLUDE THE
FOLLOWING...

...NORTHWEST IOWA...

0.8 INCHES AT SIOUX CITY
1 INCH AT IDA GROVE AND ROCK RAPIDS
1.5 INCHES AT SIOUX RAPIDS AND SPENCER
2 INCHES AT SIBLEY
3 INCHES AT AKRON...PRIMGHAR AND SHELDON
4 INCHES AT LAKE PARK...LE MARS...SANBORN AND STORM LAKE
5 INCHES AT MILFORD
6 INCHES AT ALTON AND HAWARDEN
8 INCHES AT CHEROKEE

...SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA...

TRACE AT SIOUX FALLS
1 INCH AT GREGORY AND MENNO
4 INCHES AT VERMILLION

...NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...

5 INCHES AT WAKEFIELD
6 INCHES AT EMERSON AND NEWCASTLE

WHILE SNOW WAS FALLING ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA ON THIS DATE IN 1947
...TEMPERATURES WERE VERY WARM IN CENTRAL ALASKA. FAIRBANKS HAD AN
AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 90 DEGREES...A DAILY RECORD THAT
STANDS TO THIS DAY.





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SHEEHAN



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