November 19 - A quick-moving winter storm brought heavy snow to the Black Hills region Friday evening November 18 through Saturday morning November 19. The highest amounts were in the central and southern Black Hills, where over a foot of snow fell.  The Rapid City Regional Airport set a daily snowfall record for November 18 with 7.7 inches that fell before midnight; the previous record was 4.1 inches in 1985.  The downtown Rapid City National Weather Service office set two daily records; 4.8 inches on the 18th and 5.9 inches on the 19th broke the previous records of 3.7 and 3.1 inches both set in 1930.  Snowfall totals from around the region include:

TIME of
INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           REPORT
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14.00   5 ENE DOWNTOWN CUSTER    SD  CUSTER           0223 PM
13.80   RAPID CITY AIRPORT       SD  PENNINGTON       0500 PM
12.00 7 NW ROCHFORD SD PENNINGTON 0400 PM
12.00   HILL CITY                SD  PENNINGTON       0211 PM
12.00   PRINGLE                  SD  CUSTER           1212 PM
12.00   DOWNTOWN NEWCASTLE       WY  WESTON           0940 AM
12.00 1 SW DOWNTOWN CUSTER SD CUSTER 0643 AM
11.60   WIND CAVE VISITORS CENT  SD  CUSTER           0140 PM
11.00 MOUNT RUSHMORE SD PENNINGTON 1200 AM Daily record; previous was 1.0" in 1985

11.00   7 SW DOWNTOWN RAPID CIT  SD  PENNINGTON       1216 PM
10.40 PACTOLA RESERVOIR SD PENNINGTON 0700 AM Daily record; previous was 1.8" in 2001
10.70 RAPID CITY NWS SD PENNINGTON 0500 PM
10.00 10 NW DEERFIELD SD PENNINGTON 0400 PM
10.00   6 SW HERMOSA             SD  CUSTER           1012 AM
10.00   18 E FAIRBURN            SD  CUSTER           1007 AM
10.00   21 W DOWNTOWN CUSTER     SD  CUSTER           0920 AM
10.00   15 SW DOWNTOWN RAPID CI  SD  PENNINGTON       0917 AM
  9.90   7 SW DOWNTOWN RAPID CIT  SD  PENNINGTON       0840 AM

9.00 LEAD SD LAWRENCE 0600 PM
9.00 6 NW SUNDANCE WY CROOK 0100 PM
  8.50   3 SSW DOWNTOWN RAPID CI  SD  PENNINGTON       0700 AM
8.00 3 NW ST ONGE SD LAWRENCE 0300 PM
  8.00   1 NW PIEDMONT            SD  MEADE            1200 PM
  8.00   WASTA                    SD  PENNINGTON       1148 AM
  8.00   2 ENE DEADWOOD           SD  LAWRENCE         0945 AM
  8.00   UPTON                    WY  WESTON           0924 AM
  8.00   5 SSW LEAD               SD  LAWRENCE         0820 AM
8.00 ORAL SD FALL RIVER 0730 AM
8.00 4 NW DOWNTOWN RAPID CIT SD PENNINGTON 0700 AM


8.00 2 W DOWNTOWN RAPID CITY SD PENNINGTON 0530 AM
8.00 19 SE WRIGHT WY CAMPBELL 0300 AM
7.70 FORT MEADE SD MEADE 0600 PM Daily record; previous was 0.5" in 1970
  7.50   DEADWOOD                 SD  LAWRENCE         0824 AM
  7.00   9 N BOX ELDER            SD  MEADE            1248 PM
  7.00   16 NW PHILIP             SD  HAAKON           0955 AM
7.00 14 NE UPTON WY WESTON 0625 AM
  6.50   NEW HAVEN                WY  CROOK            0909 AM
  6.00   WALL                     SD  PENNINGTON       1145 AM
6.00 5 NE MILESVILLE SD HAAKON 0600 PM
  6.00   DOWNTOWN STURGIS         SD  MEADE            1038 AM
  6.00   1 E BRIDGER              SD  ZIEBACH          0948 AM
  6.00   7 SW ALADDIN             WY  CROOK            0912 AM
  6.00   8 WNW DOWNTOWN RAPID CI  SD  PENNINGTON       0845 AM
  6.00   DOWNTOWN BELLE FOURCHE   SD  BUTTE            0750 AM
  6.00   2 NW DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH  SD  LAWRENCE         0730 AM
  6.00   3 ESE ELM SPRINGS        SD  MEADE            0700 AM
5.00 4 SE DOWNTOWN GILLETTE WY CAMPBELL 0430 PM
5.00 6 NW EDGEMONT SD FALL RIVER 0700 AM
5.00 HOOVER SD BUTTE 0700 AM

  5.00   3 WSW COTTONWOOD         SD  JACKSON          1000 AM
  5.00   9 NW CLARETON            WY  WESTON           0927 AM
  5.00   MOORCROFT                WY  CROOK            0845 AM
  5.00   DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH       SD  LAWRENCE         0800 AM
  5.00   SUNDANCE                 WY  CROOK            0752 AM
  4.10   DOWNTOWN HOT SPRINGS     SD  FALL RIVER       0700 AM
  4.00   INTERIOR                 SD  JACKSON          1002 AM
  4.00   KADOKA                   SD  JACKSON          0956 AM
  4.00   15 NE CHERRY CREEK       SD  ZIEBACH          0948 AM
  4.00   5 S POTATO CREEK         SD  JACKSON          0948 AM
  4.00   HOWES                    SD  MEADE            0927 AM
  3.50   DOWNTOWN GILLETTE        WY  CAMPBELL         0928 AM
3.00 OPAL SD MEADE 0921 AM

  3.00   17 SW USTA               SD  PERKINS          0939 AM
  3.00   STONEVILLE               SD  MEADE            0925 AM
  3.00   3 SW NEWELL              SD  BUTTE            0720 AM
  2.50   2 ENE NEWELL             SD  BUTTE            0700 AM
  2.00   11 SW KADOKA             SD  JACKSON          0951 AM
  2.00   COLONY                   WY  CROOK            0915 AM

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