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National Weather Service, Mobile-Pensacola


Rare North Central Gulf Coast Snow Event
December 8-9, 2017


Summary of all Local Storm Reports (LSRs) of snow across the area on December 8th and 9th, as well as all the LSRs across the region (western portion/eastern portion) for this event.



Public Information Statement...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
355 PM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

...Updated Snowfall Totals From December 8, 2017 Event...

The following is a list of preliminary snowfall reports from around 
the southeast Mississippi, southwest Alabama, and northwest Florida
received from various sources including NWS COOP reports, CoCoRaHS,
emergency management, spotters, social media, and the public. Not all
data listed are considered official.

Location				   Amount (inches)	 Data Source


...George County...
Lucedale                   1.5-2.0           EMA 
Agricola                   0.5               Public

...Greene County...
Sand Hill                  6.0               EMA 
Leakesville                2.0-3.0           EMA

...Perry County...
Richton                    3.0-4.0           EMA
Beaumont                   2.0               EMA
New Augusta                2.0               EMA

...Stone County...
Wiggins                    1.0-1.5           EMA

...Wayne County...
Northern Wayne County      6.0               EMA
Southwestern Wayne County  5.0               EMA
Waynesboro                 4.0-4.5           EMA
Buckatunna                 4.0               COOP


...Baldwin County...
Bay Minette                2.0               Public
Loxley                     2.0               Spotter
Robertsdale                1.4               COOP 
Phillipsville              1.25              Public  
Loxley 0.4 SSW             1.0               CoCoRaHS 
Rosinton                   1.0               Social Media
Malbis                     0.5-1.0           NWS Employee
Daphne 4.9 SE              0.5               CoCoRaHS 
Fairhope 2.3N              0.4               CoCoRaHS 
Fairhope 2NE               1.0               COOP 
Foley 0.5 ESE              Trace             CoCoRaHS

...Butler County...
Greenville                 1.25-1.5          EMA

...Choctaw County...
Butler                     7.5-8             EMA
Needham                    7.5               Social Media
Toxey                      7.5               Social Media
Wimbly                     7.0               Social Media
Gilbertown                 6.5               Social Media
Lusk                       6.5               Social Media
Melvin                     6.0               Social Media
Yantley                    6.0               Social Media
Cullomburg                 2.5               Media

...Clarke County...
West Bend                  4.0               EMA
Jackson                    3.0               COOP 
Thomasville                5.0               EMA (updated)
Grove Hill                 2.0-3.0           EMA

...Conecuh County...
Evergreen                  2.0               COOP
I-65 and AL Hwy 41         1.5               Social Media

...Covington County...
Covington County           Trace-0.5         EMA

...Crenshaw County...
Luverne                    1.0               EMA

...Escambia County...                 
Brewton                    2.5               Media
Appleton                   1.5               Spotter
Atmore                     1.0               COOP

...Mobile County...
Mobile Regional Airport    1.0               NWS 
Tillman's Corner 4.3 WNW   1.0               CoCoRaHS 
Wilmer 7.9 SE              0.3               CoCoRaHS 
Dauphin Island 2.2 E       0.2               CoCoRaHS
Fowl River entrance        0.5               NWS 

...Monroe County...
Excel                      1.0               Spotter
Monroeville                1.0               Spotter

...Washington County...
Millry                     2.5-3.0           EMA
Leroy                      1.5-2.0           EMA
Sunflower                  0.75-1.0          EMA

...Wilcox County...
Camden                     4.0               Social Media
Pine Hill 3.6 WSW          3.3               CoCoRaHS
Pine Apple                 3.0               COOP


...Escambia County...
Century                    2.0               EMA
Ferry Pass                 0.25              Social Media
Gonzalez 2.5 NNW           0.1               CoCoRaHS
Pensacola 1.9 NE           Trace             CoCoRaHS

...Santa Rosa County...
Near Whiting Field         0.25-0.5          EMA

...Okaloosa County...
Crestview                  0.5               EMA



Acknowledgements: Page created by Jason Beaman (Warning Coordination Meteorologist) and Morgan Barry (Forecaster).

LAST UPDATED: December 2017