December 16 Snowfall

Snow fell across most of north central, northeast, and east central Kansas on Tuesday December 16. The snow was associated with a quick moving storm system crossing the central plains. The snow generally started shortly after midnight in north central Kansas and quickly spread eastward across the region. The accumulating snowfall generally ended across the area by late afternoon. Below is a map of the preliminary snowfall totals from the area.

 

 

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
911 PM CST TUE DEC 16 2008

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

0534 AM SNOW MANHATTAN 39.18N 96.57W
12/16/2008 E1.0 INCH RILEY KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

2 VEHICLE SLIDE OUTS...OVER 1 INCH OF SNOW ESTIMATED

0534 AM SNOW JUNCTION CITY 39.03N 96.83W
12/16/2008 E1.5 INCH GEARY KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

1.5 INCHES OF SNOW IN JUNCTION CITY

0534 AM SNOW ABILENE 38.92N 97.21W
12/16/2008 E2.0 INCH DICKINSON KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

TWO INCHES OF SNOW REPORTED IN ABILENE

0539 AM SNOW ABILENE 38.92N 97.21W
12/16/2008 M2.0 INCH DICKINSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER VIA ESPOTTER REPORTS 2 INCHES OF
SNOW

0547 AM SNOW EMPORIA 38.40N 96.18W
12/16/2008 M1.0 INCH LYON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1 INCH OF SNOW REPORTED IN EMPORIA

0555 AM SNOW TOPEKA 39.05N 95.68W
12/16/2008 M0.4 INCH SHAWNEE KS OFFICIAL NWS OBS

0.4 INCHES OF SNOW AT NWS TOPEKA

0610 AM SNOW CONCORDIA 39.57N 97.66W
12/16/2008 M1.7 INCH CLOUD KS CO-OP OBSERVER

1.7 INCHES OF SNOW IN CONCORDIA

0622 AM SNOW 10 SSE MANHATTAN 39.06N 96.47W
12/16/2008 M1.6 INCH RILEY KS CO-OP OBSERVER

1.6 INCHES OF SNOW AT FORT RILEY

0627 AM SNOW LAWRENCE 38.97N 95.24W
12/16/2008 E0.3 INCH DOUGLAS KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

0.3 INCH OF SNOW IN LAWRENCE WITH ONE VEHICLE SLIDE OFF

0642 AM SNOW 1 ENE OSAGE CITY 38.64N 95.81W
12/16/2008 M1.5 INCH OSAGE KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0701 AM SNOW WHITE CITY 38.80N 96.74W
12/16/2008 M1.0 INCH MORRIS KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0709 AM SNOW LECOMPTON 39.04N 95.39W
12/16/2008 M1.0 INCH DOUGLAS KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0713 AM SNOW TOPEKA 39.05N 95.68W
12/16/2008 M1.0 INCH SHAWNEE KS OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1 INCH OF SNOW IN TOPEKA...MEASURED BOTH BY NWS AND 49
NEWS

0717 AM SNOW WILSEY 38.64N 96.68W
12/16/2008 M3.0 INCH MORRIS KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0722 AM SNOW COLONY 38.07N 95.37W
12/16/2008 M1.0 INCH ANDERSON KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0726 AM SNOW EMPORIA 38.40N 96.18W
12/16/2008 M2.3 INCH LYON KS BROADCAST MEDIA

OVER 2 INCHES OF SNOW IN EMPORIA

0726 AM SNOW HOPE 38.69N 97.08W
12/16/2008 E3.0 INCH DICKINSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0731 AM SNOW NORWAY 39.70N 97.77W
12/16/2008 M2.3 INCH REPUBLIC KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0738 AM SNOW ENTERPRISE 38.90N 97.12W
12/16/2008 M2.9 INCH DICKINSON KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0740 AM SNOW 4 WNW RANDOLPH 39.45N 96.83W
12/16/2008 M2.0 INCH RILEY KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0741 AM SNOW 2 N DUNLAP 38.61N 96.37W
12/16/2008 M2.7 INCH MORRIS KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0752 AM SNOW 4 SSE MORROWVILLE 39.78N 97.14W
12/16/2008 M3.0 INCH WASHINGTON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0756 AM SNOW GRIDLEY 38.10N 95.88W
12/16/2008 M1.2 INCH COFFEY KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0800 AM SNOW 3 W OKETO 39.96N 96.66W
12/16/2008 E2.0 INCH MARSHALL KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0813 AM SNOW 4 W NORWAY 39.70N 97.85W
12/16/2008 E4.0 INCH REPUBLIC KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0818 AM SNOW MILTONVALE 39.35N 97.45W
12/16/2008 M4.0 INCH CLOUD KS CO-OP OBSERVER

0828 AM SNOW HERINGTON 38.67N 96.94W
12/16/2008 M3.1 INCH DICKINSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

3.1 INCHES OF SNOW IN HERINGTON

0833 AM SNOW ALMA 39.02N 96.29W
12/16/2008 E3.0 INCH WABAUNSEE KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

3 INCHES OF SNOW IN ALMA

0946 AM SNOW 9 SW MANHATTAN 39.09N 96.69W
12/16/2008 M3.5 INCH RILEY KS TRAINED SPOTTER

TRAINED SPOTTER VIA ESPOTTER REPORTS 3.5 INCHES OF SNOW

0949 AM SNOW MINNEAPOLIS 39.12N 97.71W
12/16/2008 E5.0 INCH OTTAWA KS TRAINED SPOTTER

TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTS 5 INCHES OF SNOW

0954 AM SNOW 6 NE TALMAGE 39.09N 97.18W
12/16/2008 E3.0 INCH DICKINSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0957 AM SNOW ABILENE 38.92N 97.21W
12/16/2008 E3.0 INCH DICKINSON KS LAW ENFORCEMENT

0959 AM SNOW 5 NW READING 38.58N 96.02W
12/16/2008 M3.2 INCH LYON KS CO-OP OBSERVER

1000 AM SNOW BLAINE 39.50N 96.40W
12/16/2008 E4.0 INCH POTTAWATOMIE KS CO-OP OBSERVER

1005 AM SNOW 6 S ONAGA 39.41N 96.16W
12/16/2008 M4.8 INCH POTTAWATOMIE KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1023 AM SNOW 4 WSW TOPEKA 39.03N 95.75W
12/16/2008 M2.5 INCH SHAWNEE KS BROADCAST MEDIA

NEAR 21ST STREET AND FAIRLAWN ROAD BY 49NEWS.

1025 AM SNOW OTTAWA 38.62N 95.27W
12/16/2008 E2.0 INCH FRANKLIN KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1029 AM SNOW 1 N WELLSVILLE 38.73N 95.08W
12/16/2008 E2.5 INCH FRANKLIN KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1030 AM SNOW 3 SSW AUBURN 38.86N 95.83W
12/16/2008 M3.1 INCH OSAGE KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1059 AM SNOW 10 NW RANDOLPH 39.55N 96.88W
12/16/2008 M4.0 INCH RILEY KS CO-OP OBSERVER

1143 AM SNOW 5 SE PAXICO 39.02N 96.09W
12/16/2008 E4.0 INCH WABAUNSEE KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1200 PM SNOW 1 S BLUE RAPIDS 39.67N 96.66W
12/16/2008 M3.5 INCH MARSHALL KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1201 PM SNOW EMPORIA 38.40N 96.18W
12/16/2008 M3.0 INCH LYON KS BROADCAST MEDIA

1205 PM SNOW 11 ESE MANHATTAN 39.11N 96.39W
12/16/2008 E3.5 INCH RILEY KS TRAINED SPOTTER

1244 PM SNOW 3 SE HOYT 39.22N 95.67W
12/16/2008 M3.5 INCH JACKSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0127 PM SNOW MANHATTAN 39.18N 96.57W
12/16/2008 M4.5 INCH RILEY KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0130 PM SNOW LAWRENCE 38.97N 95.24W
12/16/2008 M3.0 INCH DOUGLAS KS EMERGENCY MNGR

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MEASURED 3 TO 3.5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL
IN DOWNTOWN LAWRENCE

0200 PM SNOW 5 NE JUNCTION CITY 39.08N 96.77W
12/16/2008 M4.5 INCH GEARY KS PUBLIC

1.00 INCH IN LAST 4 HOURS

0206 PM SNOW LAWRENCE 38.97N 95.24W
12/16/2008 E3.0 INCH DOUGLAS KS PUBLIC

0246 PM SNOW E HANOVER 39.89N 96.88W
12/16/2008 M4.0 INCH WASHINGTON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0256 PM SNOW NNE NORTONVILLE 39.41N 95.33W
12/16/2008 M3.8 INCH JEFFERSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0345 PM SNOW E DELIA 39.24N 95.96W
12/16/2008 M5.0 INCH JACKSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0402 PM SNOW 4 SSE MORROWVILLE 39.78N 97.14W
12/16/2008 M4.0 INCH WASHINGTON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

STORM TOTAL

0625 PM SNOW 2 WNW PERRY LAKE 39.18N 95.48W
12/16/2008 E3.3 INCH JEFFERSON KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0720 PM SNOW BAILEYVILLE 39.84N 96.18W
12/16/2008 M3.5 INCH NEMAHA KS TRAINED SPOTTER

0720 PM SNOW 3 SSW FAIRVIEW 39.81N 95.75W
12/16/2008 M5.5 INCH BROWN KS TRAINED SPOTTER


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JL


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