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Snowfall - February 26th, 2013

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Event Summary

The second winter storm within a week brought significant to heavy snowfall to portions of southeastern Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks Monday evening into Tuesday morning.  Snow accumulations were quite variable but generally ranged from 1 to 4 inches along the Interstate 44 corridor with 6 to 10 inches farther north generally north of a Pittsburg Kansas to Bolivar and Eldon Missouri line.  Below is a preliminary snow accumulation map. These maps will be updated as data becomes available and plotted.


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Event Maps

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Event Reports

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SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM VOLUNTEER AND COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS... 

LOCATION              COUNTY            SNOW

COLE CAMP                 BENTON            9 INCHES
LOUISBURG                DALLAS              8 INCHES
GRAVOIS MILLS          MORGAN            8 INCHES
NEVADA                        VERNON            7 INCHES
4 NW WINDYVILLE    DALLAS               7 INCHES
FLEMINGTON             POLK                   7 INCHES
BOLIVAR                       POLK                  7 INCHES
WHEATLAND               HICKORY           6 INCHES
LOWRY CITY               ST. CLAIR           6 INCHES
MOUNT VERNON       LAWRENCE      5 INCHES
SENECA                       NEWTON           5 INCHES
DADEVILLE                  DADE                 5 INCHES
UNIONTOWN               CRAWFORD KS   5 INCHES
JOPLIN AIPORT           JASPER            4 INCHES
NWS SPRINGFIELD   GREENE           3 INCHES

COUNTY SUMMARY...

COUNTY               SNOW ACCUMULATION

KANSAS:

BOURBON           5 TO 9 INCHES
CRAWFORD        2 TO 6 INCHES
CHEROKEE         2 TO 5 INCHES

MISSOURI:

VERNON            5 TO 9 INCHES
BARTON             4 TO 7 INCHES
JASPER              2 TO 5 INCHES
NEWTON            2 TO 5 INCHES
MCDONALD       1 TO 3 INCHES
ST. CLAIR           4 TO 8 INCHES
CEDAR               3 TO 7 INCHES
DADE                  3 TO 6 INCHES
LAWRENCE      2 TO 5 INCHES
BARRY               1 TO 4 INCHES
STONE               TRACE TO 4 INCHES
CHRISTIAN       TRACE TO 3 INCHES
GREENE            1 TO 4 INCHES
POLK                  3 TO 7 INCHES
HICKORY           4 TO 8 INCHES
BENTON            6 TO 11 INCHES
MORGAN           6 TO 11 INCHES
CAMDEN            3 TO 6 INCHES
MILLER              3 TO 6 INCHES
DALLAS              3 TO 7 INCHES
WEBSTER         1 TO 4 INCHES
TANEY                NONE TO A TRACE
MARIES              TRACE TO 2 INCHES
LACLEDE          2 TO 6 INCHES
WRIGHT            1 TO 3 INCHES
DOUGLAS         TRACE TO 1 INCH
OZARK               NONE TO A TRACE
HOWELL           NONE TO A TRACE
TEXAS                NONE TO A TRACE
PULASKI           TRACE TO 3 INCHES
PHELPS            NONE TO A TRACE
DENT                 NONE
SHANNON        NONE
OREGON            NONE

 


Preliminary Storm Reports



0402 PM     SNOW             2 S HORTON              37.95N 94.36W
02/25/2013  M2.0 INCH        VERNON             MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

 

0402 PM     SNOW             NEVADA                  37.84N 94.35W
02/25/2013  M1.0 INCH        VERNON             MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0624 PM     SNOW             DIXON                   37.99N 92.09W
02/25/2013  M0.5 INCH        PULASKI            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

0734 PM     SLEET            4 W PITTSBURG           37.83N 93.37W
02/25/2013  E0.20 INCH       HICKORY            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER
                   ABOUT A QUARTER INCH OF ACCUMULATION.

0754 PM     SNOW             IBERIA                  38.09N 92.29W
02/25/2013  E1.0 INCH        MILLER             MO   PUBLIC

0800 PM     SLEET            ROLLA                   37.95N 91.77W
02/25/2013  E0.00 INCH       PHELPS             MO   EMERGENCY MNGR       
                   RAIN...SLEET...AND OCCASIONAL SNOW MIX IS CAUSING SLICK
                   ROADS AND AUTO ACCICENTS.

0818 PM     SNOW             NIANGUA                 37.39N 92.83W
02/25/2013  E0.5 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER
                    SNOWING HEAVILY.

0827 PM     SNOW             MARSHFIELD              37.34N 92.91W
02/25/2013  E0.5 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER
                    QUARTER TO HALF INCH OF SNOW.

0830 PM     SNOW             VIENNA                  38.19N 91.95W
02/25/2013  E0.5 INCH        MARIES             MO   AMATEUR RADIO
                    REPORT RELAYED THROUGH WFO LSX.

0835 PM     SNOW             LAURIE                  38.20N 92.83W
02/25/2013  E0.3 INCH        MORGAN             MO   AMATEUR RADIO
                   ABOUT A QUARTER OF INCH ACCUMULATION. THUNDER HEARD.

0835 PM     SNOW             DIXON                   37.99N 92.09W
02/25/2013  M1.5 INCH        PULASKI            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER
                    SNOW NOW MIXING WITH RAIN AT TIMES.

0850 PM     SNOW             3 NNW GALLOWAY          37.18N 93.25W
02/25/2013  E0.2 INCH        GREENE             MO   BROADCAST MEDIA
                  SLUSHY ACCUMULATION ON GRASS. EAST SIDE OF SPRINGFIELD.

0930 PM     SNOW             OSCEOLA                 38.05N 93.70W
02/25/2013  E1.0 INCH        ST. CLAIR          MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0930 PM     SNOW             NEVADA                  37.84N 94.35W
02/25/2013  E4.0 INCH        VERNON             MO   911 CALL CENTER

0930 PM     SNOW             6 S STOVER              38.35N 92.99W
02/25/2013  E2.0 INCH        MORGAN             MO   PUBLIC

0934 PM     SNOW             FORT SCOTT              37.84N 94.71W
02/25/2013  E6.0 INCH        BOURBON            KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0942 PM     SNOW             FARLINGTON              37.62N 94.83W
02/25/2013  E4.0 INCH        CRAWFORD           KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT
                    3-4 INCHES REPORTED IN THE COUNTY.

0943 PM     SNOW             LAMAR                   37.49N 94.28W
02/25/2013  E0.8 INCH        BARTON             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT
                   LESS THAN AN INCH REPORTED.

0954 PM     SNOW             6 SW FRISTOE            38.07N 93.36W
02/25/2013  E2.5 INCH        HICKORY            MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

1022 PM     SNOW             LAURIE                  38.20N 92.83W
02/25/2013  E1.0 INCH        MORGAN             MO   AMATEUR RADIO
                    HEAVY SNOW OCCURRING. LOTS MELTING.

1100 PM     SNOW             WARSAW                  38.24N 93.38W
02/25/2013  E2.5 INCH        BENTON             MO   911 CALL CENTER

1110 PM     SNOW             VERSAILLES              38.43N 92.84W
02/25/2013  E2.5 INCH        MORGAN             MO   911 CALL CENTER
                    2-3 INCHES.

1115 PM     SNOW             ELDON                   38.35N 92.58W
02/25/2013  E3.0 INCH        MILLER             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

1119 PM     SNOW             CAMDENTON               38.01N 92.74W
02/25/2013  E3.5 INCH        CAMDEN             MO   911 CALL CENTER
                    3-4 INCHES.

1150 PM     SNOW             DIXON                   37.99N 92.09W
02/25/2013  E2.0 INCH        PULASKI            MO   TRAINED SPOTTER
                    FOUR INCHES EARLIER HAS COMPACTED AND MELTED. A LIGHT
                   WINTRY MIX IS OCCURRING.

1152 PM     SNOW             GRANBY                  36.92N 94.25W
02/25/2013  E1.5 INCH        NEWTON             MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT
                   VISIBILITY LOW DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

0242 AM     SNOW             WNW GRAVOIS MILLS       38.31N 92.83W
02/26/2013  M4.0 INCH        MORGAN             MO   PUBLIC

0250 AM     SNOW             TUSCUMBIA               38.23N 92.46W
02/26/2013  E3.5 INCH        MILLER             MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0452 AM     SNOW             NIANGUA                 37.39N 92.83W
02/26/2013  M4.5 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   PUBLIC

0509 AM     SNOW             COLE CAMP               38.46N 93.20W
02/26/2013  M9.5 INCH        BENTON             MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0509 AM     SNOW             BOLIVAR                 37.61N 93.41W
02/26/2013  E4.0 INCH        POLK               MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0548 AM     SNOW             PLEASANT HOPE           37.46N 93.27W
02/26/2013  M4.0 INCH        POLK               MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0548 AM     SNOW             MILLER                  37.21N 93.84W
02/26/2013  M4.0 INCH        LAWRENCE           MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0551 AM     SNOW             5 SSE WILLARD           37.23N 93.40W
02/26/2013  M2.0 INCH        GREENE             MO   NWS EMPLOYEE

0556 AM     SNOW             KIMBERLING CITY         36.63N 93.42W
02/26/2013  M2.0 INCH        STONE              MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

0600 AM     SNOW             APPLETON CITY           38.19N 94.03W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        ST. CLAIR          MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0619 AM     SNOW             CROSS TIMBERS           38.02N 93.23W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        HICKORY            MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0619 AM     SNOW             JOPLIN                  37.08N 94.51W
02/26/2013  M3.7 INCH        JASPER             MO   TRAINED SPOTTER  
                   MEASURED AT JOPLIN AIRPORT.

0629 AM     SNOW             ELKLAND                 37.44N 93.03W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

0629 AM     SNOW             DADEVILLE               37.48N 93.67W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        DADE               MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0653 AM     SNOW             4 NW WINDYVILLE         37.75N 92.98W
02/26/2013  M6.5 INCH        DALLAS             MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0700 AM     HEAVY SNOW       3 E FLEMINGTON          37.80N 93.45W
02/26/2013  M7.0 INCH        POLK               MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0710 AM     SNOW             4 NE MARSHFIELD         37.38N 92.85W
02/26/2013  M5.8 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   PUBLIC

0715 AM     SNOW             MORRISVILLE             37.48N 93.43W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        POLK               MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0716 AM     SNOW             4 N FORDLAND            37.22N 92.94W
02/26/2013  M2.0 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   AMATEUR RADIO

0716 AM     SNOW             LAURIE                  38.20N 92.83W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        MORGAN             MO   AMATEUR RADIO

0721 AM     SNOW             FARLINGTON              37.62N 94.83W
02/26/2013  M6.0 INCH        CRAWFORD           KS   PUBLIC

0721 AM     SNOW             COLE CAMP               38.46N 93.20W
02/26/2013  M11.0 INCH       BENTON             MO   CO-OP OBSERVER

0733 AM     SNOW             MARSHFIELD              37.34N 92.91W
02/26/2013  M4.0 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   EMERGENCY MNGR

0733 AM     SNOW             4 N SENECA              36.90N 94.61W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        NEWTON             MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

0740 AM     SNOW             1 SW PITTSBURG          37.40N 94.72W
02/26/2013  M2.0 INCH        CRAWFORD           KS   PUBLIC

0740 AM     SNOW             GRAVOIS MILLS           38.31N 92.83W
02/26/2013  M8.0 INCH        MORGAN             MO   PUBLIC

0800 AM     SNOW             3 NE HALLTOWN           37.22N 93.59W
02/26/2013  E3.5 INCH        GREENE             MO   NWS EMPLOYEE

0813 AM     SNOW             LOUISBURG               37.76N 93.14W
02/26/2013  M8.0 INCH        DALLAS             MO   PUBLIC
                    RELAYED BY MEDIA.

0815 AM     SNOW             SPRINGFIELD             37.20N 93.29W
02/26/2013  M3.0 INCH        GREENE             MO   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

0816 AM     SNOW             4 N CRANE               36.96N 93.57W
02/26/2013  M1.5 INCH        STONE              MO   PUBLIC

0824 AM     SNOW             ELKLAND                 37.44N 93.03W
02/26/2013  M7.0 INCH        WEBSTER            MO   PUBLIC
                   RELAYED BY MEDIA.

0843 AM     SNOW             5 NW KIMBERLING CITY    36.68N 93.48W
02/26/2013  M3.8 INCH        STONE              MO   PUBLIC

0850 AM     SNOW             BOLIVAR                 37.61N 93.41W
02/26/2013  M7.0 INCH        POLK               MO   PUBLIC
                    MEASURED ON THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST UNIVERSITY CAMPUS.

0912 AM     SNOW             NEOSHO                  36.87N 94.37W
02/26/2013  M5.0 INCH        NEWTON             MO   PUBLIC

0916 AM     SNOW             MONETT                  36.92N 93.93W
02/26/2013  M3.5 INCH        BARRY              MO   AMATEUR RADIO

0951 AM     SNOW             7 ENE TABERVILLE        38.05N 93.88W
02/26/2013  M7.5 INCH        ST. CLAIR          MO   PUBLIC
                    RELAYED BY MEDIA.