Snowfall Totals for 11/30/08 to 12/01/08

The first winter storm of the season brought widespread snowfall to the region Sunday and Sunday night.  Most of the area received at least an inch of snow, and some locations in northeast and north-central Illinois measured almost six inches.  The map indicates areas where the heavier amounts were reported, and the table below lists specific amounts from various locations.

snowfall map

Area Snowfall reports

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO/ROMEOVILLE IL
124 PM CST MON DEC 01 2008

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

1241 AM     SNOW             DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
12/01/2008  M2.5 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

0402 AM     SNOW             DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
12/01/2008  M4.8 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL 4.8 INCHES. 2.3 INCHES SINCE MIDNIGHT.

0430 AM     SNOW             WESTMONT                41.80N 87.97W
12/01/2008  E4.0 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            ESTIMATED 4 INCHES STORM TOTAL.

0430 AM     SNOW             WESTMONT                41.80N 87.97W
12/01/2008  M4.5 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            STORM TOTAL 4.5 INCHES.

0500 AM     SNOW             DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
12/01/2008  M4.3 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            STORM TOTAL 4.3 INCHES THROUGH 5 AM.

0540 AM     SNOW             WOODSTOCK               42.31N 88.44W
12/01/2008  M4.0 INCH        MCHENRY            IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL 4.0 INCHES.

0547 AM     SNOW             DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
12/01/2008  M5.0 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL AS OF 547 AM

0553 AM     SNOW             15 NW CHICAGO           42.03N 87.84W
12/01/2008  M2.5 INCH        COOK               IL   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            STORM TOTAL 2.5 INCHES AT CHICAGO OHARE AIRPORT WITH 2.2
            INCHES SINCE MIDNIGHT.

0558 AM     SNOW             ROCKFORD                42.27N 89.06W
12/01/2008  M4.6 INCH        WINNEBAGO          IL   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            STORM TOTAL 4.6 INCHES WITH 0.3 INCHES SINCE MIDNIGHT.

0558 AM     SNOW             SHOREWOOD               41.52N 88.20W
12/01/2008  M2.0 INCH        WILL               IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            STORM TOTAL 2.0 INCHES.

0600 AM     SNOW             BURBANK                 41.74N 87.77W
12/01/2008  M1.4 INCH        COOK               IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL 1.4 INCHES IN BURBANK...3SW OF MIDWAY.

0600 AM     SNOW             ROMEOVILLE              41.65N 88.09W
12/01/2008  M4.0 INCH        WILL               IL   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            STORM TOTAL 4.0 INCHES WITH 3.5 INCHES SINCE MIDNIGHT AT
            NWS OFFICE.

0600 AM     SNOW             ELGIN                   42.04N 88.29W
12/01/2008  M4.3 INCH        KANE               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL 4.3 INCHES. MANY STREETS STILL SNOW COVERED.

0620 AM     SNOW             ELK GROVE VILLAGE       42.01N 87.99W
12/01/2008  M3.3 INCH        COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL 3.3 INCHES.

0710 AM     SNOW             DIXON                   41.85N 89.48W
12/01/2008  M4.1 INCH        LEE                IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL 4.1 INCHES.

0715 AM     SNOW             CRYSTAL LAKE            42.23N 88.33W
12/01/2008  M3.7 INCH        MCHENRY            IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL 3.7 INCHES.

0735 AM     SNOW             JOLIET                  41.53N 88.12W
12/01/2008  M3.0 INCH        WILL               IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            STORM TOTAL 3.0 INCHES ON THE EAST SIDE OF JOLIET.

0759 AM     SNOW             ELGIN                   42.04N 88.29W
12/01/2008  M3.0 INCH        KANE               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

0805 AM     SNOW             ARLINGTON HEIGHTS       42.09N 87.98W
12/01/2008  M4.0 INCH        COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

0844 AM     SNOW             LOMBARD                 41.87N 88.01W
12/01/2008  M4.2 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

0850 AM     SNOW             NORTHBROOK              42.13N 87.83W
12/01/2008  M2.1 INCH        COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

0952 AM     SNOW             OAK BROOK               41.84N 87.95W
12/01/2008  M4.2 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   CO-OP OBSERVER

            STORM TOTAL

0956 AM     SNOW             LA GRANGE               41.81N 87.87W
12/01/2008  M3.4 INCH        COOK               IL   NWS EMPLOYEE

1000 AM     SNOW             ENE PEOTONE             41.33N 87.79W
12/01/2008  M2.5 INCH        WILL               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

1039 AM     SNOW             MATTESON                41.51N 87.74W
12/01/2008  M3.2 INCH        COOK               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL

1039 AM     SNOW             DOWNERS GROVE           41.80N 88.02W
12/01/2008  M5.5 INCH        DUPAGE             IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL AS OF 1039 AM.

1250 PM     SNOW             ENE PEOTONE             41.33N 87.80W
12/01/2008  M3.1 INCH        WILL               IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STORM TOTAL AS OF 1230 PM


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