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Expanded California Fire Weather Threats; Unsettled Across the West

A storm system will impact the western third of the U.S.. Strong, gusty winds will increase Fire Weather threats across much of western and central California. Rain and mountain snows can be expected across the Pacific Northwest and Northern Rockies, with wintry conditions in the Great Basin and High Plains. Accumulating snows will also continue across the Upper Midwest to the Northeast. Read More >

A series of storms during late February and early March, including a widespread blizzard which closed many roads across the area, produced one to two feet of new snowfall across eastern South Dakota, into the adjacent areas of Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.   Below is a map showing the snowfall totals for the week from February 24 to March 2, 2007, followed by a text listing of the plotted snowfall values.

Map showing snowfall totals from February 24-March 2, 2007 across eastern SD, southwest MN, northwest IA, and far northeast NE.

Weekly total snowfall for various sites in South Dakota, southwest Minnesota,
northwest Iowa, and far northeast Nebraska from Saturday, February 24th to
Friday, March 2nd, 2007...
inches   location
30.7     Sisseton, SD
29.0     Watertown, SD
29.0     Pipestone, MN
26.5     De Smet, SD
25.0     Webster, SD
24.6     Wilmot, SD
24.0     Worthington, MN
24.0     Britton, SD
22.3     Mitchell, SD
22.2     Wessington Springs, SD
22.0     Carthage, SD
21.8     Sioux City, IA
21.2     Academy, SD
21.0     Jackson, MN
20.1     Lakefield, MN
20.0     Huron, SD
19.8     Clark, SD
19.7     Armour, SD
19.5     Ocheyedan, IA
19.0     Marshall, MN
19.0     Holstein, IA
18.5     Spencer, IA
18.0     Sheldon, IA
17.7     Aberdeen, SD
17.5     Sioux Falls, SD
17.4     Redfield, SD
16.5     Brookings, SD
16.0     Sioux Center, IA
15.3     Roscoe, SD
14.5     Menno, SD
12.7     Chamberlain, SD
12.0     Kennebec, SD
11.5     Yankton, SD
11.5     Vermillion, SD
9.2      Wakefield, NE
9.1      Pickstown, SD