March 12 and 19-20, 2006 Snowstorms

Heavy snow fell over portions of northeastern Wyoming and western South Dakota on March 12, 2006. Here is a snow total map for the event.March 12, 2006 Snowfall Map

Major Snowstorm Paralyzes South Dakota on March 18-20, 2006

A major winter storm brought copious amounts of snow to portions of South Dakota from March 18-20, 2006.  The storm developed over the southwestern part of the United States Saturday. It spread precipitation into western South Dakota Saturday afternoon and early evening. The precipitation started as freezing drizzle, especially over the Black Hills and adjacent plains.

Precipitation quickly changed to snow overnight Saturday night. The snow was heavy at times Sunday through Monday. Snow tapered off Monday night as the storm moved east of the region. Below you will find a snowfall map for this storm.

March 18-20, 2006 Preliminary Snowfall Total Map

Combined Snowfall March 12, 2006 and March 19-20, 2006

Combined Snowfall Map March 12 and March 19-20, 2006

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