Heavy Snow: February 26, 2009

A developing area of low pressure in Kansas moved to the northeast during the day on Thursday, February 26. A large area of snow spread across Minnesota from west to east. The snow began in western Minnesota during the morning and moved into the Twin Cities by lunch time. The snow was heavy at times and amounts up to three inches an hour were reported. The University of Minnesota St. Paul Climate Campus Observatory had 2.9 inches of snow from 1:15pm to 2:15pm on February 26th. The highest one-hour accumulation of snow was four inches at Hastings. Thunder was reported with the snow south of the Twin Cities. Evening classes were cancelled at the Univerity of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.

The highest total found for the February 26, 2009 event was 11 inches at Carlos in Douglas County. The Twin Cities International Airport wound up with 6 inches. This was the largest snowstorm of the season for the Twin Cities. A single day snowfall of six inches happens about once in a season on average in the Twin Cities.

Listed below are local storm reports from the National Weather Service regarding the snow storm of February 26, 2009


PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
255 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2009

...SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM THURSDAYS WINTER STORM...

THE TOTALS BELOW ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH
LOCATION.


SNOW REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT

 INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME
 ------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
 11.00   CARLOS                   MN  DOUGLAS          0650 AM
  9.60   3 W DONNELLY             MN  STEVENS          0617 PM
  9.50   PRESCOTT                 WI  PIERCE           0913 PM
  9.00   NEW MARKET               MN  SCOTT            0925 PM
  8.80   6 NW RICE LAKE           WI  BARRON           0816 AM
  8.20   MENOMONIE                WI  DUNN             0739 AM
  8.10   LONG PRAIRIE             MN  TODD             0800 AM
  8.00   1 SSW LONSDALE           MN  RICE             0800 AM
  8.00   BROWNTON                 MN  MCLEOD           0745 AM
  8.00   GLENWOOD                 MN  POPE             0835 PM
  7.90   1 S HAMPTON              MN  DAKOTA           0800 AM
  7.50   BUFFALO                  MN  WRIGHT           0800 AM
  7.50   BLOOMINGTON              MN  HENNEPIN         1040 PM
  7.50   6 NW RICE LAKE           WI  BARRON           0545 PM
  7.40   REDWOOD FALLS            MN  REDWOOD          0800 AM
  7.40   DASSEL                   MN  MEEKER           0800 AM
  7.20   5 SW ST PAUL             MN  RAMSEY           0547 PM
  7.10   MORRIS                   MN  STEVENS          0800 AM
  7.00   WILLMAR                  MN  KANDIYOHI        0800 AM
  7.00   HASTINGS                 MN  DAKOTA           0800 AM
  7.00   BALDWIN                  WI  ST. CROIX        0800 AM
  7.00   1 ESE MILROY             MN  REDWOOD          0800 AM
  7.00   LITTLE FALLS             MN  MORRISON         0650 AM
  7.00   LITCHFIELD               MN  MEEKER           0510 AM
  7.00   MONTGOMERY               MN  LE SUEUR         0946 PM
  7.00   1 WSW MADISON            MN  LAC QUI PARLE    0501 PM
  7.00   MURDOCK                  MN  SWIFT            0430 PM
  7.00   WATERVILLE               MN  LE SUEUR         1000 AM
  6.90   LAKEVILLE                MN  DAKOTA           0736 AM
  6.80   WOODBURY                 MN  WASHINGTON       0829 AM
  6.70   EDEN PRAIRIE             MN  HENNEPIN         0715 PM
  6.50   LAKELAND SHORES          MN  WASHINGTON       0800 AM
  6.50   MORGAN                   MN  REDWOOD          0745 AM
  6.50   1 S RICE LAKE            WI  BARRON           0634 AM
  6.40   PRIOR LAKE               MN  SCOTT            1123 AM
  6.40   STANLEY                  WI  CHIPPEWA         0800 AM
  6.30   JORDAN                   MN  SCOTT            0800 AM
  6.30   12 NNE BRUCE             WI  RUSK             0518 PM
  6.30   4 SE ROBERTS             WI  ST. CROIX        0515 PM
  6.20   ELK MOUND                WI  DUNN             0800 AM
  6.10   MAPLEWOOD                MN  RAMSEY           0800 AM
  6.00   3 N KIMBALL              MN  STEARNS          0800 AM
  6.00   MELROSE                  MN  STEARNS          0800 AM
  6.00   1 NNW COLD SPRING        MN  STEARNS          0800 AM
  6.00   ELK RIVER                MN  SHERBURNE        0800 AM
  6.00   FARIBAULT                MN  RICE             0800 AM
  6.00   1 SE HENDERSON           MN  LE SUEUR         0800 AM
  6.00   1 S RICE LAKE            WI  BARRON           0800 AM
  6.00   5 N GLEN FLORA           WI  RUSK             0800 AM
  6.00   MINNEAPOLIS AIRPORT      MN  HENNEPIN         0741 AM
  6.00   LUCK                     WI  POLK             0741 AM
  6.00   6 N RICE LAKE            WI  BARRON           0709 AM
  6.00   STILLWATER               MN  WASHINGTON       0707 AM
  6.00   LUCK                     WI  POLK             1150 PM
  6.00   8 SW GRANITE FALLS       MN  YELLOW MEDICINE  0729 PM
  6.00   CLAYTON                  WI  POLK             0637 PM
  6.00   GLENCOE                  MN  MCLEOD           0523 PM
  6.00   BELGRADE                 MN  STEARNS          0518 PM
  6.00   2 N SAUK CENTRE          MN  STEARNS          0401 PM
  5.80   EDINA                    MN  HENNEPIN         0712 PM
  5.70   LAKE ELMO                MN  WASHINGTON       0800 AM
  5.50   ONAMIA                   MN  MILLE LACS       0800 AM
  5.50   LESTER PRAIRIE           MN  MCLEOD           0800 AM
  5.50   ST PAUL COMO PARK        MN  RAMSEY           1012 PM
  5.50   RICHFIELD                MN  HENNEPIN         0820 PM
  5.30   CAMBRIDGE                MN  ISANTI           0800 AM
  5.20   3 SW EAU CLAIRE          WI  EAU CLAIRE       0800 AM
  5.10   NORTH ST PAUL            MN  RAMSEY           0835 PM
  5.00   6 SSW NORTH BRANCH       MN  CHISAGO          0830 AM
  5.00   RED WING                 MN  GOODHUE          0800 AM
  5.00   CHIPPEWA FALLS           WI  CHIPPEWA         0800 AM
  5.00   HAMBURG                  MN  CARVER           0800 AM
  5.00   BLOOMER                  WI  CHIPPEWA         0800 AM
  5.00   CUMBERLAND               WI  BARRON           0800 AM
  5.00   DURAND                   WI  PEPIN            0912 PM
  5.00   MANKATO                  MN  BLUE EARTH       0839 PM
  5.00   WATERVILLE               MN  LE SUEUR         0419 PM
  5.00   ROCKFORD                 MN  HENNEPIN         0800 AM
  4.80   BOYCEVILLE               WI  DUNN             0800 AM
  4.70   EXCELSIOR                MN  HENNEPIN         0739 AM
  4.60   EAU CLAIRE               WI  EAU CLAIRE       0741 AM
  4.50   ZUMBROTA                 MN  GOODHUE          0800 AM
  4.50   ST CLOUD SCSU            MN  STEARNS          0800 AM
  4.50   1 SW MONTEVIDEO          MN  CHIPPEWA         0800 AM
  4.50   CHANHASSEN NWS           MN  CARVER           0741 AM
  4.50   MORA                     MN  KANABEC          0739 AM
  4.50   CONNORSVILLE             WI  DUNN             0650 AM
  4.50   WATERTOWN                MN  CARVER           0912 PM
  4.50   RIDGELAND                WI  DUNN             1200 PM
  4.40   JIM FALLS                WI  CHIPPEWA         0800 AM
  4.40   NEW HOPE                 MN  HENNEPIN         0634 AM
  4.30   MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN     MN  HENNEPIN         1147 AM
  4.20   HAMMOND                  WI  ST. CROIX        0800 AM
  4.20   AUGUSTA                  WI  EAU CLAIRE       0800 AM
  4.10   ST CLOUD AIRPORT         MN  STEARNS          0741 AM
  4.00   WASECA                   MN  WASECA           0800 AM
  4.00   WACONIA                  MN  CARVER           0800 AM
  4.00   FAIRMONT                 MN  MARTIN           0800 AM
  4.00   HOLCOMBE                 WI  CHIPPEWA         0800 AM
  4.00   LADYSMITH                WI  RUSK             0800 AM
  4.00   NEW BRIGHTON             MN  RAMSEY           0753 PM
  4.00   MINNETONKA               MN  HENNEPIN         0600 PM
  4.00   3 ENE SILVER CREEK       MN  WRIGHT           0500 PM
  3.90   2 S BROOKLYN CENTER      MN  HENNEPIN         0634 AM
  3.90   5 NW DOWNTOWN MPLS       MN  HENNEPIN         0800 AM
  3.90   RUSH CITY                MN  CHISAGO          0958 PM
  3.80   1 ENE MINNESOTA LAKE     MN  FARIBAULT        0844 AM
  3.80   1 W WOODLAND             MN  HENNEPIN         0800 AM
  3.50   ANDOVER                  MN  ANOKA            0800 AM
  3.00   OWATONNA                 MN  STEELE           0800 AM
  3.00   MILACA                   MN  MILLE LACS       0800 AM
  2.00   WINNEBAGO                MN  FARIBAULT        0800 AM
  2.00   ALBERT LEA               MN  FREEBORN         0800 AM


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1205 PM CST FRI FEB 27 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0200 PM     SNOW             LEADER                  46.52N 94.65W
02/26/2009  M7.0 INCH        CASS               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0530 PM     HEAVY SNOW       MONTREAL                46.43N 90.24W
02/26/2009  M6.5 INCH        IRON               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0600 PM     SNOW             SARONA                  45.71N 91.81W
02/26/2009  M6.0 INCH        WASHBURN           WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0600 PM     HEAVY SNOW       3 NNE FINLAND           47.45N 91.22W
02/26/2009  M8.0 INCH        LAKE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0715 PM     SNOW             AITKIN                  46.53N 93.71W
02/26/2009  M4.5 INCH        AITKIN             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0730 PM     SNOW             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
02/26/2009  M6.0 INCH        ST. LOUIS          MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            AT CANAL PARK

0755 PM     SNOW             13 S SUPERIOR           46.51N 92.06W
02/26/2009  M3.5 INCH        DOUGLAS            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0755 PM     SNOW             10 SE GRANTSBURG        45.68N 92.54W
02/26/2009  M7.5 INCH        BURNETT            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0840 PM     SNOW             ASHLAND                 46.58N 90.87W
02/26/2009  M6.0 INCH        ASHLAND            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STILLSNOWING

0840 PM     SNOW             4 W WASHBURN            46.67N 90.98W
02/26/2009  M5.4 INCH        BAYFIELD           WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0920 PM     SNOW             5 WSW SOLON SPRINGS     46.32N 91.92W
02/26/2009  M5.0 INCH        DOUGLAS            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 PM     SNOW             3 W PHILLIPS            45.70N 90.46W
02/26/2009  M7.8 INCH        PRICE              WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 PM     SNOW             WRENSHALL               46.62N 92.38W
02/26/2009  M4.7 INCH        CARLTON            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 PM     SNOW             1 N ADOLPH              46.79N 92.28W
02/26/2009  M6.8 INCH        ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 PM     HEAVY SNOW       8 S HAYWARD             45.89N 91.48W
02/26/2009  M6.3 INCH        SAWYER             WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

1025 PM     SNOW             7 ESE SUPERIOR          46.66N 91.92W
02/26/2009  M3.0 INCH        DOUGLAS            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

1158 PM     SNOW             EXELAND                 45.67N 91.24W
02/26/2009  M4.5 INCH        SAWYER             WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0511 AM     HEAVY SNOW       GILE                    46.43N 90.23W
02/27/2009  M9.5 INCH        IRON               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1.5 INCHES SINCE 9PM...9.5 INCHES TOTAL. STILL
            SNOWING...BUT FLAKES ARE QUITE SMALL.

0615 AM     SNOW             POPLAR                  46.59N 94.70W
02/27/2009  M4.5 INCH        CASS               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0630 AM     SNOW             UPSON                   46.37N 90.41W
02/27/2009  M9.0 INCH        IRON               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            24-HR TOTAL...WHITECAP MOUNTAIN

0658 AM     HEAVY SNOW       SILVER BAY              47.29N 91.28W
02/27/2009  E10.3 INCH       LAKE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SNOWED ALL DAY YESTERDAY...BUT VERY HEAVY SNOWBANDS CAME
            THROUGH BETWEEN 3 PM AND 530 PM.

0700 AM     SNOW             CULVER                  46.93N 92.56W
02/27/2009  M3.3 INCH        ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0711 AM     SNOW             5 NW WASHBURN           46.72N 90.97W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        BAYFIELD           WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0715 AM     SNOW             TRADE LAKE              45.69N 92.59W
02/27/2009  M6.0 INCH        BURNETT            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0730 AM     SNOW             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
02/27/2009  M3.5 INCH        ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LAKEWOOD TOWNSHIP

0730 AM     SNOW             3 NE NISSWA             46.53N 94.25W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        CROW WING          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0730 AM     SNOW             BAYFIELD                46.81N 90.82W
02/27/2009  M4.1 INCH        BAYFIELD           WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0730 AM     SNOW             BRAINERD                46.35N 94.19W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        CROW WING          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NORTHERN EDGE OF CITY LIMITS.

0730 AM     SNOW             HAYWARD                 46.01N 91.48W
02/27/2009  M5.0 INCH        SAWYER             WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 AM     SNOW             DULUTH                  46.78N 92.12W
02/27/2009  M3.8 INCH        ST. LOUIS          MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            WOODLAND

0800 AM     SNOW             6 SW TWO HARBORS        46.97N 91.77W
02/27/2009  M3.5 INCH        LAKE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 AM     SNOW             LUTSEN                  47.64N 90.71W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        COOK               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 AM     SNOW             5 SW HERBSTER           46.78N 91.34W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        BAYFIELD           WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0800 AM     SNOW             12 N ISLE               46.32N 93.46W
02/27/2009  M5.2 INCH        AITKIN             MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0830 AM     SNOW             4 N GRANTSBURG          45.84N 92.68W
02/27/2009  M3.7 INCH        BURNETT            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0830 AM     SNOW             REMER                   47.06N 93.91W
02/27/2009  M3.0 INCH        CASS               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0900 AM     SNOW             SAWBILL LANDING         47.72N 91.27W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        LAKE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0900 AM     SNOW             40 NW GRAND MARAIS      48.16N 90.96W
02/27/2009  M3.0 INCH        COOK               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0900 AM     SNOW             GLIDDEN                 46.13N 90.58W
02/27/2009  M5.5 INCH        ASHLAND            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0900 AM     SNOW             20 NE PARK FALLS        46.14N 90.15W
02/27/2009  M5.0 INCH        IRON               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0900 AM     SNOW             SAGINAW                 46.86N 92.44W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        ST. LOUIS          MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0900 AM     SNOW             GUNFLINT LAKE           48.10N 90.70W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        COOK               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 AM     SNOW             7 S SUPERIOR            46.60N 92.06W
02/27/2009  M4.0 INCH        DOUGLAS            WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

1030 AM     SNOW             DANBURY                 46.01N 92.37W
02/27/2009  E6.0 INCH        BURNETT            WI   CO-OP OBSERVER

1100 AM     SNOW             MERCER                  46.17N 90.06W
02/27/2009  M3.0 INCH        IRON               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
348 PM CST THU FEB 26 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1152 AM     SNOW             LITTLE FALLS            45.98N 94.36W
02/26/2009  M5.0 INCH        MORRISON           MN   MESONET

1155 AM     SNOW             MANKATO                 44.17N 93.99W
02/26/2009  M1.5 INCH        BLUE EARTH         MN   PUBLIC

            CORRECTED

1155 AM     SNOW             1 N HUTCHINSON          44.90N 94.37W
02/26/2009  M3.5 INCH        MCLEOD             MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            KDUZ RADIO...STILL SNOWING

1200 PM     SNOW             ST CLOUD                45.55N 94.17W
02/26/2009  M2.4 INCH        STEARNS            MN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

1202 PM     SNOW             ST CLOUD                45.55N 94.17W
02/26/2009  M2.0 INCH        STEARNS            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            CORRECTED 4 INCH SNOW DEPTH

1205 PM     SNOW             ONAMIA                  46.07N 93.67W
02/26/2009  M6.0 INCH        MILLE LACS         MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1205 PM     SNOW             MANKATO                 44.17N 93.99W
02/26/2009  E1.5 INCH        BLUE EARTH         MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            KEYC TV...STILL SNOWING

1210 PM     SNOW             LITCHFIELD              45.12N 94.53W
02/26/2009  M2.2 INCH        MEEKER             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

1211 PM     SNOW             WASECA                  44.08N 93.50W
02/26/2009  E1.0 INCH        WASECA             MN   PUBLIC

            THUNDER SNOW

1230 PM     SNOW             ROCKFORD                45.09N 93.74W
02/26/2009  M1.2 INCH        HENNEPIN           MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ABOUT AN INCH AN HOUR

1248 PM     SNOW             NEW MARKET              44.57N 93.35W
02/26/2009  M1.0 INCH        SCOTT              MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0101 PM     SNOW             MANKATO                 44.17N 93.99W
02/26/2009  M3.0 INCH        BLUE EARTH         MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            KEYC TV...STILL SNOWING

0107 PM     SNOW             WSW ST JAMES            43.98N 94.63W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        WATONWAN           MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0107 PM     SNOW             GILMAN                  45.74N 93.95W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        BENTON             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0110 PM     SNOW             LAKEVILLE               44.68N 93.24W
02/26/2009  M1.2 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ABOUT AN INCH AN HOUR

0110 PM     SNOW             STILLWATER              45.06N 92.82W
02/26/2009  M0.3 INCH        WASHINGTON         MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            JUST STARTED...ABOUT HALF INCH AN HOUR

0112 PM     SNOW             9 SW STARBUCK           45.52N 95.66W
02/26/2009  M5.5 INCH        POPE               MN   MESONET

0115 PM     SNOW             LEWISVILLE              43.92N 94.44W
02/26/2009  M3.5 INCH        WATONWAN           MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0116 PM     SNOW             FARIBAULT               44.30N 93.27W
02/26/2009  M1.5 INCH        RICE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            WIND INCREASING HARD TO MEASURE

0119 PM     SNOW             CHANHASSEN              44.86N 93.56W
02/26/2009  M3.0 INCH        CARVER             MN   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            MEASURED AT NWS OFFICE.

0123 PM     SNOW             RUSH CITY               45.68N 92.97W
02/26/2009  M1.7 INCH        CHISAGO            MN   MESONET

0133 PM     SNOW             OLIVIA                  44.78N 95.00W
02/26/2009  M3.0 INCH        RENVILLE           MN   MESONET

0140 PM     SNOW             FARIBAULT               44.30N 93.27W
02/26/2009  M3.1 INCH        RICE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2 INCHES IN LAST HOUR

0145 PM     SNOW             ST PAUL                 44.95N 93.10W
02/26/2009  M1.2 INCH        RAMSEY             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NORTH ST PAUL

0151 PM     SNOW             CARLOS                  45.97N 95.29W
02/26/2009  M9.0 INCH        DOUGLAS            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0153 PM     SNOW             HASTINGS                44.73N 92.85W
02/26/2009  M1.0 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0155 PM     SNOW             MANKATO                 44.17N 93.99W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        BLUE EARTH         MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0155 PM     SNOW             ZUMBROTA                44.29N 92.67W
02/26/2009  M2.0 INCH        GOODHUE            MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THUNDER SNOW

0155 PM     SNOW             NEW MARKET              44.57N 93.35W
02/26/2009  M5.4 INCH        SCOTT              MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0204 PM     SNOW             5 NNE FOREST LAKE       45.34N 92.95W
02/26/2009  M1.5 INCH        CHISAGO            MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0204 PM     SNOW             WEST ST PAUL            44.90N 93.09W
02/26/2009  M2.7 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0204 PM     SNOW             FARIBAULT               44.30N 93.27W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        RICE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0211 PM     SNOW             3 W DONNELLY            45.69N 96.08W
02/26/2009  M8.6 INCH        STEVENS            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0212 PM     SNOW             CLAYTON                 45.32N 92.17W
02/26/2009  M1.7 INCH        POLK               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THUNDER SNOW

0212 PM     SNOW             STILLWATER              45.06N 92.82W
02/26/2009  M2.4 INCH        WASHINGTON         MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0215 PM     SNOW             ST PAUL                 44.95N 93.10W
02/26/2009  M3.9 INCH        RAMSEY             MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            2.9 IN ONE HOUR. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA.

0217 PM     SNOW             NW BURNSVILLE           44.76N 93.28W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   AMATEUR RADIO

0219 PM     SNOW             MANKATO                 44.17N 93.99W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        BLUE EARTH         MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            KEYC TV...STILL SNOW

0224 PM     SNOW             GLENCOE                 44.77N 94.15W
02/26/2009  M3.0 INCH        MCLEOD             MN   MESONET

0224 PM     SNOW             LAKEVILLE               44.68N 93.24W
02/26/2009  M4.2 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            4 INCHES IN LAST HOUR. STILL SNOW.

0229 PM     SNOW             PRIOR LAKE              44.73N 93.43W
02/26/2009  M4.0 INCH        SCOTT              MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THUNDER SNOW.

0234 PM     SNOW             OWATONNA                44.09N 93.22W
02/26/2009  M3.0 INCH        STEELE             MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            KRFO RADIO...SNOW ENDED.

0241 PM     SNOW             HOPKINS                 44.93N 93.41W
02/26/2009  E2.8 INCH        HENNEPIN           MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0245 PM     SNOW             HUTCHINSON              44.89N 94.37W
02/26/2009  E6.5 INCH        MCLEOD             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            KDUZ REPORTS STILL SNOWING. VISIBILITY IMPROVING TO 1-2
            MILES.

0249 PM     SNOW             SAVAGE                  44.76N 93.36W
02/26/2009  M4.2 INCH        SCOTT              MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            BACK YARD.

0249 PM     SNOW             ST PAUL                 44.95N 93.10W
02/26/2009  M3.2 INCH        RAMSEY             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NORTH ST PAUL

0249 PM     SNOW             BLOOMINGTON             44.83N 93.32W
02/26/2009  M6.0 INCH        HENNEPIN           MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0249 PM     SNOW             HASTINGS                44.73N 92.85W
02/26/2009  M4.1 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            3 INCHES IN THE LAST HOUR.

0250 PM     SNOW             HUTCHINSON              44.89N 94.37W
02/26/2009  E6.5 INCH        MCLEOD             MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            STILL SNOWING. VSBY IMPROVING TO 1-2 MILES.

0255 PM     SNOW             2 S COKATO              45.05N 94.19W
02/26/2009  E6.0 INCH        WRIGHT             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0255 PM     SNOW             CHASKA                  44.82N 93.61W
02/26/2009  M3.5 INCH        CARVER             MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0255 PM     SNOW             2 S RICE LAKE           45.47N 91.74W
02/26/2009  E1.5 INCH        BARRON             WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            VISIBILITY 100 YARDS.

0302 PM     SNOW             FOLEY                   45.66N 93.91W
02/26/2009  M4.5 INCH        BENTON             MN   MESONET

0302 PM     SNOW             3 SE ALBERT LEA         43.62N 93.32W
02/26/2009  M2.0 INCH        FREEBORN           MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0310 PM     SNOW             LITCHFIELD              45.12N 94.53W
02/26/2009  M5.0 INCH        MEEKER             MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0310 PM     SNOW             WEST ST PAUL            44.90N 93.09W
02/26/2009  E4.2 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0312 PM     SNOW             CUMBERLAND              45.54N 92.02W
02/26/2009  M2.7 INCH        BARRON             WI   CO-OP OBSERVER

0312 PM     SNOW             FARIBAULT               44.30N 93.27W
02/26/2009  M4.1 INCH        RICE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            JUST STARTING TO TAPER

0312 PM     SNOW             CLAYTON                 45.32N 92.17W
02/26/2009  M2.5 INCH        POLK               WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

            1 INCH IN THE LAST HOUR

0315 PM     SNOW             NEW ULM                 44.31N 94.46W
02/26/2009  E4.0 INCH        BROWN              MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0315 PM     SNOW             5 SW ST PAUL            44.90N 93.17W
02/26/2009  M5.5 INCH        RAMSEY             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0324 PM     SNOW             ALTOONA                 44.81N 91.44W
02/26/2009  M2.5 INCH        EAU CLAIRE         WI   TRAINED SPOTTER

0324 PM     SNOW             SAUK RAPIDS             45.59N 94.17W
02/26/2009  E4.6 INCH        BENTON             MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0325 PM     SNOW             LAKEVILLE               44.68N 93.24W
02/26/2009  M4.7 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HALF INCH IN LAST HOUR

0328 PM     SNOW             WASECA                  44.08N 93.50W
02/26/2009  M3.5 INCH        WASECA             MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            RESEARCH CENTER. 0.75 INCH PRECIPITATION...MOST OF IT AS
            RAIN.

0330 PM     SNOW             MILACA                  45.76N 93.65W
02/26/2009  E4.0 INCH        MILLE LACS         MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0330 PM     SNOW             2 SE NEW ULM            44.29N 94.44W
02/26/2009  M4.5 INCH        BROWN              MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0331 PM     SNOW             ONAMIA                  46.07N 93.67W
02/26/2009  M4.5 INCH        MILLE LACS         MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0331 PM     SNOW             REDWOOD FALLS           44.54N 95.11W
02/26/2009  M5.8 INCH        REDWOOD            MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

0334 PM     SNOW             WATERTOWN               44.96N 93.85W
02/26/2009  E2.5 INCH        CARVER             MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

0335 PM     SNOW             MORA                    45.88N 93.29W
02/26/2009  E3.7 INCH        KANABEC            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0335 PM     SNOW             3 W DONNELLY            45.69N 96.08W
02/26/2009  M9.3 INCH        STEVENS            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0344 PM     SNOW             NORTH ST PAUL           45.01N 93.00W
02/26/2009  M3.8 INCH        RAMSEY             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER





PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
156 PM CST THU FEB 26 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0155 PM     SNOW             ZUMBROTA                44.29N 92.67W
02/26/2009  M2.0 INCH        GOODHUE            MN   CO-OP OBSERVER

            THUNDER SNOW


000
NWUS53 KMPX 261955
LSRMPX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
155 PM CST THU FEB 26 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0155 PM     SNOW             NEW MARKET              44.57N 93.35W
02/26/2009  M5.4 INCH        SCOTT              MN   TRAINED SPOTTER


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
154 PM CST THU FEB 26 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0151 PM     SNOW             CARLOS                  45.97N 95.29W
02/26/2009  M9.0 INCH        DOUGLAS            MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0153 PM     SNOW             HASTINGS                44.73N 92.85W
02/26/2009  M1.0 INCH        DAKOTA             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
147 PM CST THU FEB 26 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0140 PM     SNOW             FARIBAULT               44.30N 93.27W
02/26/2009  M3.1 INCH        RICE               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2 INCHES IN LAST HOUR