Heavy snow falls over Meade County December 6-7

December 7 - A narrow band of snow developed over northeastern Wyoming and moved across northwestern South Dakota overnight, leaving several inches of snow in some locations. Meade County received four to eight inches of snow, with one report of ten inches. Reports from the area include:

8 WSW MARCUS           10.0 inches
1 NNW STONEVILLE        8.0
RED OWL                 6.5
NEWELL 6.0
HULETT                  5.0

OPAL                    5.0
HOOVER                  4.5
DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH      4.3
DUPREE 4.0
BISON 4.0
3 NW SAINT ONGE         4.0
13 NE NEWELL            4.0
FT MEADE 3.5
LEAD 3.1
MILESVILLE 3.0
1 NW PIEDMONT           2.5
CAMP CROOK 2.0
UNION CENTER            2.0
PACTOLA RESERVOIR       1.9
SUNDANCE 1.6
4 ESE FAITH             1.5
HILL CITY               1.2
RAPID CITY AIRPORT      1.1  
16 NW PHILIP            1.0
6 N KIRLEY 1.0
9 SSE DOWNTOWN GILLETTE 1.0
14 NE UPTON 0.9
DOWNTOWN RAPID CITY     0.8
COTTONWOOD 0.7

The image below is the Doppler Radar-estimated snowfall showing a very small band of heavy snow over central Meade County. 

Image of Doppler Radar Snowfall Estimates   

 



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