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Event Overview: January 12th, 2019

A strong area of low pressure tracked across the lower Mississippi River Valley,  bringing heavy snow from central Missouri and southern Illinois up to eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois Friday night (Jan. 11) and Saturday (Jan. 12). The heaviest amounts fell from Missouri into Ohio, where amounts over a foot were common. Further north, snowfall totals ranged from around 1-3 inches along the Highway 20 corridor, to 4-8 inches around the I-80 corridor, to 8-12 inches along and south of Highway 34. Isolated amounts of over a foot were reported from Macomb, Bushnell, and Carthage.


Surrounding Office Event Summaries

Surface Analysis (Courtesy Weather Prediction Center)
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