This day in weather history for January 29...

- In 1987...A strong storm moving out of the Central Rockies spread snow across the north central states, with up to eight inches of snow in Wisconsin, and produced wind gusts to 64 mph at Goodland KS. A thunderstorm produced three inches of snow in forty-five minutes at Owing Mills MD.

- In 2000...A snowstorm 2 days prior combined with one on this day in 2000 to drop up to 8 inches of snow across the Ozarks. Much of the area was blanketed with 3 to 5 inches of snow but some areas in south central Missouri received close to 8 inches.

- In 2002...A major three-day winter storm blasted parts of Kansas and Missouri. A catastrophic ice storm occurred south of the snow area, with two inches of ice and snow accumulating in the Kansas City, MO area. Thousands of trees were felled by the storm, blocking roads, felling utility lines and causing fires. 325,000 people were reportedly without power in Kansas City alone.

 

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