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December 7th Snow Map 

Preliminary Snowfall Map (Larger Image Available by clicking the picture)


The following are snowfall totals received by the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Northern Indiana. We thank all our volunteer spotters for their reports!

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Below are several risk assessment maps that were issued prior to the storm development and updated as the event progressed and a visible satellite image taken at 2 pm EST on December 8th. The heavy snow band fell within and just outside the eastern fringes of the high risk area which was updated and gradually moved east as the event unfolded.  Note the primary single lake effect snow band, denoted by the bright white snow finger of snow cover, which stretches from southwest Michigan southeast into west central Ohio. 

If you have any comments on the risk maps or have any additional snowfall reports to add, we would love to hear from you. Drop us a note!  



Initial Risk Map from 1 pm EST December 6thRisk Map from around 7 pm December 6thRisk Assesment Map Updated around 4 am EST December 7thRisk Assessment Map from around 1 pm December 7th 19Z December 8th 2006 Visible Satellite image


 L Fisher/S Lashley/T Holsten/J. Hitchcock 12/8/06 Updated at 500 pm est