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 January 8 - 9, 2015 Snowfall


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Local Storm




A quick moving clipper system moved across the Great Lakes region Thursday into Friday, blanketing Southeast Michigan with snow.  Snowfall accumulations were generally around 2 to 3 inches over most locations.  Majority of the snow fell in a 6 hour period from around 4 pm to 10 pm Thursday, with a few extra tenths of new snow falling during the early morning hours on Friday.  Gusty winds associated with this system brought blowing and drifting snow, causing hazardous driving conditions Thursday evening into Friday morning.

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Radar loop courtesy of Iowa Environmental Mesonet (IEM).  A winter weather advisory was in effect for this event.



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Local Storm Reports




Image courtesy of Iowa Environmental Mesonet (IEM). Local Storm Reports (LSR) are also shown plotted on the map.
Text Summary of Local Storm Reports (LSRs)
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