National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

A low pressure system brought a varity of precipitation to central and eastern South Dakota and west central Minnesota on March 22nd and 23rd. Areas experienced rain, hail, sleet, snow and in some cases thundersnow. The maps below depict snowfall as well as precipitation received. The precipitaiton maps include both rainfall and snow water equivalent over the last two days.

 
 
March 23rd Precipitation and Snowfall Totals

Automated Surface Observing Stations
VALUES REPRESENT YESTERDAYS HIGHS...LOW OVER THE LAST 12 HOURS
ENDING AT 7 AM CDT...AND PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL FOR THE LAST
24 HOURS ENDING AT 7 AM CDT...AS WELL AS SNOW DEPTH AT 7 AM CDT.


                    YESTERDAY  12 HR   24 HR     SNOW   SNOW
                       HIGH     LOW     PCPN     FALL   DEPTH


ABR :ABERDEEN SD    :   37  /   26   /  0.41  /    3.2 /   3  /
ATY :WATERTOWN SD   :   36  /   25   /  0.64  /    1.5 /   7  /
MBG :MOBRIDGE SD    :   36  /   26   /  0.76  /    5.6 /   5  /
PIR :PIERRE SD      :   41  /   28   /     T  /    0.0 /   0  /
8D3 :SISSETON SD    :   36  /   25   /  0.80  /    1.7 /   2  /
VVV :ORTONVILLE MN  :   36  /   27   /     M  /      M /   M  /
ETH :WHEATON MN     :   34  /   25   /     M  /      M /   M  /
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COOPERATIVE OBSERVATIONS
**VALUES FOR THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AT INDICATED TIME**

                        HIGH   LOW   PCPN   SNOW  SNOW   END TIME
                                            FALL  DEPTH

BNTS2: BLUNT          :  39 /  27  / 0.10 /    T /  0  /  7:00 AM
BRVM5: BROWNS VALLEY  :  34 /  24  / 1.20 /  4.5 /  6  /  7:00 AM
CLAS2: CLARK          :  36 /  24  / 0.70 /  3.0 /  M  /  7:00 AM
CLBS2: COLUMBIA 6NE   :   M /   M  / 0.61 /  6.6 / 15  /  8:00 AM
CLKS2: CLEAR LAKE     :  35 /  24  / 0.50 /  4.8 /  5  /  8:00 AM
DOLS2: DOLAND         :   M /   M  / 0.52 /  2.5 /  4  /  7:00 AM
GNVS2: GANN VALLEY 4NW:  39 /  26  /    T /    T /     /  8:00 AM
LEOS2: LEOLA          :   M /   M  / 0.50 /  5.0 /  M  /  7:00 AM
MURS2: MURDO          :  41 /  28  /    T /    M /  M  /  9:00 AM
ROSS2: ROSCOE         :  34 /  23  / 0.72 /  4.0 /  4  /  7:00 AM
ROYS2: ROY LAKE       :  32 /  22  / 1.17 /  7.0 / 15  /  7:00 AM
SENS2: SENECA         :   M /   M  / 0.14 /  1.5 /  M  /  8:00 AM
SIWS2: SISSETON 3W    :   M /   M  / 1.56 /  7.4 / 10  /  7:00 AM
TURS2: TURTON         :  39 /  26  / 0.54 /  2.0 /  2  /  7:00 AM
VTRS2: VICTOR 4NNE    :  33 /  24  / 0.88 /  7.0 / 16  /  7:00 AM
WHTM5: WHEATON        :  35 /  24  / 0.75 /  4.5 / 19  /  7:00 AM
WPTS2: WESTPORT       :   M /   M  / 0.40 /  3.0 /  3  /  6:00 AM
WRTS2: WATERTOWN 1W   :  43 /  24  / 0.64 /  1.5 /  7  /  6:00 AM


COCORAHS PRECIPITATION REPORTS
THESE REPORTS ARE CONSIDERED SUPPLEMENTAL AND UNOFFICIAL
VALUES ARE FOR THE PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AROUND 7 AM LOCAL TIME

                                                SNOW   SNOW  WATER
                                         PCPN   FALL  DEPTH  EQUIV

SDBR03  : CLAREMONT 2.4 SSE        *   : 2.32 / 10.5 / 16.0 /   MM
SDRB01  : SISSETON 3.8 W           *   : 1.56 / 7.4 / 10.0 / 0.89
SDHM01  : HAYTI 0.1 WNW            *   : 1.03 / 3.2 /   MM /   MM
SDBR11  : ABERDEEN 1.5 SSW         *   : 0.80 / 3.5 /  8.0 /   MM
SDRB04  : SISSETON 10.4 ENE        *   : 0.72 / 5.0 /  7.0 /   MM
SDBR09  : ABERDEEN 0.3 NE          *   : 0.61 / 3.3 /  8.0 /   MM
SDED05  : ROSCOE 0.3 NNW           *   : 0.61 / 3.6 /  4.0 /   MM
SDBR01  : ABERDEEN 1.0 NNE         *   : 0.41 / 2.6 /  3.5 /   MM
SDCR06  : MCINTOSH 8.7 WSW         *   : 0.39 / 2.1 /   MM /   MM
SDBR16  : ABERDEEN 9.4 NW          *   : 0.22 /  MM /   MM /   MM
SDHY02  : HIGHMORE 19.1 NNW        *   : 0.12 / 0.7 /   MM /   MM
SDLY01  : PRESHO 0.3 SSW           *   : 0.07 /  MM /   MM /   MM
SDLY06  : PRESHO 11.6 NNE          *   : 0.07 /  MM /   MM /   MM
SDBF01  : GANN VALLEY 7.8 WNW      *   : 0.06 /   T /    T /   MM
SDLY05  : PRESHO 13.8 NW           *   : 0.04 /  MM /   MM /   MM
SDHG10  : PIERRE 1.3 S             *   : 0.02 / 0.0 /  0.0 /   MM
SDBR04  : HECLA 8.6 W              *   :   MM / 9.0 / 20.0 /   MM