January 29-30, 2001 Snowstorm

A major winter snowstorm packed quite a punch as it impacted south central South Dakota on January 29-30th, 2001. Here is a preliminary snowfall total report.

...BIG SNOWS OVER SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...
SINCE SUNRISE MONDAY...A WHOLE BUNCH OF SNOW FELL ON SOUTH CENTRAL
SOUTH DAKOTA. THE WIND PICKED UP EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AND PROVIDED
PLENTY OF PUSH TO GET SOME GIANT SNOW DRIFTS. HERE IS A SUMMARY.
SNOW SINCE       REMARKS/WEATHER
LOCATION SUNRISE MON EARLY AFTERNOON
ROSEBUD          12-18 INCHES     3 FOOT DRIFTS
SNOW ESTIMATED DUE TO
DRIFTING
WINNER 12-15 INCHES
2SSW KEYA PAHA 12 INCHES 3-5 FOOT DRIFTS
15SE KADOKA 12 INCHES 5 FOOT DRIFTS
4S WHITE RIVER 12 INCHES
COLOME 10-12 INCHES 6-8 FOOT DRIFTS
2SW PARMELEE 10-12 INCHES
VETAL 10-12 INCHES
WOOD 10-12 INCHES
7E MISSION 10-12 INCHES
WHITE RIVER 11.5 INCHES
HARRINGTON 10 INCHES SOME DRIFTING
11S CEDAR BUTTE 10 INCHES
22S MISSION 10 INCHES
ALLEN 8-10 INCHES
10S KADOKA 8-10 INCHES
15NE LONG VALLEY 8-10 INCHES
13N MARTIN 8 INCHES
1NE CEDAR BUTTE 8 INCHES
10N KADOKA 8 INCHES
17N MIDLAND 7 INCHES
LA CREEK
WILDLIFE
REFUGE 6-8 INCHES BLOWING SNOW
5S POTATO CREEK 6-8 INCHES
7SW WANBLEE 6-8 INCHES
1S PHILIP 6-8 INCHES
14S MISSION 6-7 INCHES
5NW CLEARFIELD 6-7 INCHES
2E OKREEK 6 INCHES
CACTUS FLAT 6 INCHES
MARTIN 6 INCHES
20SE MISSION 6 INCHES
2SW KIRLEY 6 INCHES
11NW PHILIP 6 INCHES
LONG VALLEY 6 INCHES
KADOKA 6 INCHES
MISSION 6 INCHES
15NW WHITE RIVER 5-6 INCHES
17NW PHILIP 5-6 INCHES
13W PHILIP 5-6 INCHES
3NE INTERIOR 5-6 INCHES
6N KIRLEY 5 INCHES
9NW BELVIDERE 5 INCHES
3SW IDEAL 5 INCHES
4SW COTTONWOOD 4-6 INCHES
2SW SWETT 4-5 INCHES
MIDLAND 4-5 INCHES
2E COTTONWOOD 4-5 INCHES
5NE MILESVILLE 4.5 INCHES
1E MISSION 3-4 INCHES
WFO UNR STAFF

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