Major winter storm hits southeast & central IL Jan 26-28

A major winter storm affected a large part of the central U.S. from Monday afternoon through Wednesday morning.  Snow, sleet, and some freezing rain impacted southeast Illinois on Monday night, then moderate to heavy snow overspread central and southeast Illinois Tuesday night.  By Wednesday morning event total snowfall amounts ranged from around an inch near the Illinois River Valley, to 9-12 inches south of Interstate 70.  Click here for a meteorological review of this storm.



Pictures taken Wednesday morning in rural Lawrence Co. near Russellville and Birds where 10-11 inches accumulated (courtesy Steve Hardesty)

 

Storm total snowfall map (data provided by SWOP observers)



 The Lincoln NWS would like to thank dedicated COOP, SWOP, and CoCoRaHS observers for the following snowfall reports:


  INCHES  LOCATION             COUNTY       TIME
  ------  -------------------  -----------  -------

 12.5    SUMNER               LAWRENCE     0800 AM

 12.0    5 NW FLORA           CLAY         0600 PM
 11.6    10 S MARTINSVILLE    CLARK        0600 AM
 11.4    6 N CLAREMONT        RICHLAND     0730 AM

 11.0    11 NE LAWRENCEVILLE  LAWRENCE     1100 AM

 11.0    PINKSTAFF            LAWRENCE     1100 AM

 11.0    6 SE FLORA           CLAY         1043 AM

 11.0    OLNEY                RICHLAND     0858 AM
 10.7    ROBINSON             CRAWFORD     0700 AM

 10.5    BIRDS                LAWRENCE     1100 AM

 10.5    7 ESE LAWRENCEVILLE  LAWRENCE     1100 AM

 10.3    1 E TRIMBLE          CRAWFORD     0600 PM

 10.2    4 SE CLAY CITY       CLAY         1011 AM

 10.0    PALESTINE            CRAWFORD     0500 PM

 10.0    1 NE SHELBYVILLE     SHELBY       0700 AM

  9.5    3 SW HIDALGO         JASPER       0600 PM
  9.5    EFFINGHAM            EFFINGHAM    0519 AM

  9.3    2 NE MARTINSVILLE    CLARK        0200 PM
  9.0    CLAY CITY            CLAY         0700 AM
  9.0    WATSON               EFFINGHAM    0806 AM

  9.0    8 NW NEWTON          JASPER       0730 AM
  8.7    3 E MONTROSE         JASPER       0700 AM
  8.6    5 SE CALHOUN         RICHLAND     0700 AM

  8.5    ALTAMONT             EFFINGHAM    0650 AM
  8.5    SHELBYVILLE          SHELBY       0500 AM

  8.3    3 NW WHEELER         JASPER       1159 AM

  8.0    MATTOON              COLES        0755 AM

  8.0    NEWTON               JASPER       0730 AM

  8.0    5 NW SIDELL          VERMILION    0700 AM

  7.8    ROSAMOND             CHRISTIAN    1053 AM

  7.5    CHARLESTON           COLES        0618 AM
  7.1    PARIS                EDGAR        0700 AM

  7.0    WINDSOR              SHELBY       0600 PM

  7.0    LAKEWOOD             SHELBY       0422 AM 

  6.5    7 N OAKLAND          DOUGLAS      0917 AM

  6.0    3 S SULLIVAN         MOULTRIE     0700 AM

  5.7    DANVILLE             VERMILION    0943 AM

  5.6    2 SW TAYLORVILLE     CHRISTIAN    0700 AM

  5.5    TUSCOLA              DOUGLAS      0700 AM

  5.0    ARTHUR               MOULTRIE     0203 PM

  5.0    LOVINGTON            MOULTRIE     0200 PM

  5.0    SULLIVAN             MOULTRIE     0733 AM

  4.9    OGDEN                CHAMPAIGN    0848 AM

  4.7    2 N HOMER            CHAMPAIGN    0700 AM

  4.5    2 ENE PHILO          CHAMPAIGN    0700 AM

  4.4    7 NE MAHOMET         CHAMPAIGN    0800 AM

  4.4    KINCAID              CHRISTIAN    0700 AM

  4.3    DECATUR              MACON        0700 AM

  4.2    URBANA               CHAMPAIGN    0600 PM

  4.2    3 SW CHAMPAIGN       CHAMPAIGN    0700 AM

  3.8    MONTICELLO           PIATT        0821 AM

  3.5    3 W BISMARCK         VERMILION    0816 AM

  3.5    CHATHAM              SANGAMON     0700 AM

  3.2    1 S MANITO           MASON        0801 AM

  3.2    RIVERTON             SANGAMON     0731 AM

  3.1    FISHER               CHAMPAIGN    0700 AM

  3.0    1 N COOKSVILLE       MCLEAN       0700 AM

  2.7    4 SW BEASON          LOGAN        0730 AM

  2.5    CLINTON              DE WITT      0300 PM

  2.5    MOUNT PULASKI        LOGAN        0600 AM

  2.4    BUFFALO              SANGAMON     0830 AM

  2.4    SPRINGFIELD          SANGAMON     0600 AM

  2.3    1 SW JEROME          SANGAMON     0700 AM

  2.0    BROADWELL            LOGAN        0730 AM

  2.0    3 SSW LOAMI          SANGAMON     0730 AM

  1.9    1 S MOSSVILLE        PEORIA       0852 AM

  1.9    HENRY                MARSHALL     0744 AM

  1.8    LINCOLN              LOGAN        1200 PM

  1.7    PETERSBURG           MENARD       0816 AM

  1.6    EUREKA               WOODFORD     0718 AM

  1.5    3 NE BLOOMINGTON     MCLEAN       0300 PM

  1.5    1 NW JACKSONVILLE    MORGAN       0815 AM

  1.5    JACKSONVILLE         MORGAN       0700 AM

  1.5    2 N ATHENS           MENARD       0700 AM

  1.5    LACON                MARSHALL     0700 AM

  1.5    5 W LINCOLN          LOGAN        0700 AM

  1.5    2 SW ATHENS          MENARD       0600 AM

  1.4    5 NW PEORIA          PEORIA       0800 AM

  1.4    2 N GERMANTOWN HILLS WOODFORD     0659 AM

  1.4    PEORIA               PEORIA       0600 AM

  1.3    1 N BLOOMINGTON      MCLEAN       0745 AM

  1.2    5 NE AVON            KNOX         0910 AM

  1.2    MORTON               TAZEWELL     0700 AM

  1.1    2 SW PETERSBURG      MENARD       0800 AM

  1.0    2 W PRINCEVILLE      PEORIA       0815 AM

  1.0    MINONK               WOODFORD     0730 AM

  1.0    1 SE PEKIN           TAZEWELL     0700 AM

  1.0    LEWISTOWN            FULTON       0700 AM

  1.0    1 SSW GERMANTOWN HIL WOODFORD     0600 AM

  1.0    HAVANA               MASON        0600 AM


 



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