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Significant Ice Storm for the South

A relatively long duration ice storm is expected for portions of Southern Plains & Mid-South beginning today through Wednesday. Winter Storm Warnings and Ice Storm Warnings are now in effect from central Texas into the mid-Mississippi Valley. Heavy ice accumulations exceeding half an inch in some areas will cause power outages and tree damage. Travel could be nearly impossible in some areas. Read More >


Light to moderate snow spread into the area during the afternoon hours on Saturday, December 10th, and continued into the afternoon hours of the following day, Sunday, December 11th. An enhanced band of snowfall developed around the Interstate 90 corridor late Saturday evening, and gradually shifted northeast to Interstate 94 by early Sunday morning. Snowfall rates of up to 1 inch per hour were common in this band. The snow was light and fluffy, but winds were not that strong and this limited any significant blowing or drifting.

December 10-11, 2016 Snowfall
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