...January 31, 2008 Winter Storm Summary...


A complex winter storm brought accumulating snow the Missouri Ozarks and southeast Kansas Thursday, January 31 2008.  The winter storm affected the surrounding region from central Kansas into Illinois. 

Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches were common across the area. Higher totals of  5 to7 inches fell across far southern Missouri and extreme northern Arkansas.  The highest amount of 8 inches was reported near Noble in Ozark County. The snow was mixed with up to one half inch of sleet in far south central Missouri. 

The map below depicts a graphical summary of snow amounts across the area. For further analysis of snow accumulations go to the National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center.




THE FOLLOWING IS A COUNTY SUMMARY OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM 
VOLUNTEER AND COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND
THE MISSOURI OZARKS...

COUNTY SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATION

KANSAS:

BOURBON 1 TO 3 INCHES
CRAWFORD 1 TO 3 INCHES
CHEROKEE 2 TO 4 INCHES

MISSOURI:

VERNON 1 TO 3 INCHES
BARTON 3 TO 5 INCHES
JASPER 2 TO 4 INCHES
NEWTON 3 TO 6 INCHES
MCDONALD 5 TO 7 INCHES
ST. CLAIR 1 TO 2 INCHES
CEDAR 2 TO 4 INCHES
DADE 2 TO 4 INCHES
LAWRENCE 2 TO 4 INCHES
BARRY 4 TO 7 INCHES
STONE 4 TO 7 INCHES
CHRISTIAN 2 TO 5 INCHES
GREENE 2 TO 5 INCHES
POLK 2 TO 4 INCHES
HICKORY 1 TO 3 INCHES
BENTON 1 TO 2 INCHES
MORGAN 1 TO 2 INCHES
CAMDEN 2 TO 4 INCHES
MILLER 1 TO 3 INCHES
DALLAS 2 TO 4 INCHES
WEBSTER 2 TO 4 INCHES
TANEY 4 TO 7 INCHES
MARIES 2 TO 4 INCHES
LACLEDE 3 TO 6 INCHES
WRIGHT 2 TO 5 INCHES
DOUGLAS 3 TO 5 INCHES
OZARK 5 TO 8 INCHES
HOWELL 5 TO 7 INCHES
TEXAS 2 TO 5 INCHES
PULASKI 2 TO 4 INCHES
PHELPS 2 TO 4 INCHES
DENT 2 T0 4 INCHES
SHANNON 2 TO 5 INCHES
OREGON 3 TO 5 INCHES



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