Lake Effect Snow - Beginning 12/31/2009

Lake Effect Snowfall Event - January 1st, 2010 through January 5th, 2010.

The following images provide a breakdown on the observed accumulations for the Lake Effect Snow event that started on New Years Eve, 2009.

This data includes reports from, Airports, cooperative observers, and CoCoRaHS observers. The ranges on each map vary.  Be sure to reference the legend for each map. 

To view larger maps, click on any image.


Image 1: 24 hour Snowfall Total ending at 9 am January 1, 2010


Image 2: 24 hour Snowfall Total ending at 9 am January 2, 2010

Snowfall reported as of 9 am Sunday, January 3, 2010
Image 3: 24 hour Snowfall Total ending at 9 am January 3, 2010

24 hour snowfall ending at 9 am Monday, January 4th, 2010
Image 4: 24 hour Snowfall Total ending at 9 am January 4, 2010

Snowfall reported as of 9 am Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Image 5: 24 hour Snowfall Total ending at 9 am January 5, 2010

72 hour forecast snowfall totals issued 1/1/2010.
Image 6: 72 hours forecast event total snowfall from 01/01/2009 - 1/4/2010.  This forecast was issued on 12/31/2009.

5 Day Snowfall Totals
Image 7: Total snowfall for the entire event.  This is compared to the forecast given in image 6.


 Created by: Michael Lewis, Warning Coordination Meteorologist



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