Black Hills receives first snowfall of the season

October 5, 2012 - A small storm system brought the season's first measurable snow to northeastern Wyoming, the Black Hills, and far southwestern South Dakota. Two to six inches of snow fell across the area, with eight to ten inches in the Custer area. Both the downtown Rapid City National Weather Service Office and the Rapid City Regional Airport received only a trace of snow (less than 0.1 inch) and it quickly melted. 

SNOW    LOCATION                   
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  9.5   5 ENE CUSTER
  8.0   5 NNW CUSTER
  6.0   21 W CUSTER
  6.0   3 SSW FOUR CORNERS, WY
  6.0   1 SSE DEERFIELD RESERVOIR, SD
  5.0   1 W O`NEIL PASS, SD
  4.0   17 NW WRIGHT, WY
  4.0   JEWEL CAVE NATIONAL MONUMENT
  4.0   NEWCASTLE
  3.7   WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK
  3.0   7 SE ROZET, WY
  3.0   PRINGLE, SD
  3.0   14 NE UPTON, WY
  2.5   13 SE ROZET, WY
  2.5   2 NE DOWNTOWN GILLETTE
  2.5   PACTOLA RESERVOIR, SD
  2.5   14 NW EDGEMONT, SD
  2.0   16 SW DOWNTOWN GILLETTE
  2.0   10 SE WRIGHT, WY
  2.0   MOORCROFT, WY
  2.0   10 SE HULETT, WY
  2.0   3 E ROCHELLE, WY
  2.0   HILL CITY, SD
  1.9   ARDMORE, SD
  1.5   10 S DOWNTOWN GILLETTE
  1.3   SPEARFISH
  1.1   LEAD, SD
  1.0   25 SW WRIGHT, WY
  1.0   11 W WRIGHT, WY
  1.0   SPOTTED HORSE, WY
  1.0   8 SSE SUNDANCE
  1.0   6 SSW LEAD
  1.0   EDGEMONT, SD
  0.9   4 SE DOWNTOWN GILLETTE
  0.5   2 WNW SUNDANCE
  0.5   5 SW DOWNTOWN RAPID CITY
  0.5   HOT SPRINGS


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