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6 hours ago, Maxim_Ru said:

About snowfall 3-4 February 2018 I showed in centimeters. For other moments I wrote in millimeters.

 

 

30 cm is a nice storm. 30 mm is very small. That's why I asked.

Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.7"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 58.4" (118% of normal)

2019-20 = 48.0"  2018-19 = 56.1"  2017-18 = 68.3"   2016-17 = 52"   2015-16 = 57.4"   2014-15 = 55.3"   2013-14 = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!)  2012-13 = 47.2"   2011-12 = 43.7"

 

Legit Blizzards (high winds and dbl digit snows): Feb 2011, Dec 2009, Jan 2005, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Nov 1989, Jan 1982, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, Apr 1975, Mar 1973, Jan 1967, Feb 1965, Jan 1918

 

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17 hours ago, jaster220 said:

30 cm is a nice storm. 30 mm is very small. That's why I asked.

I've understood you.    

There are the data for those days(last two columns - precipitation and snow depth):

27612 Moscow 02.02.2018 -5.2     -9.1 -1.5 88 83 -13 -5 -5 1.9 2 4000 m 1012.9 1009.1 1016.9 992.7 989.3 996.4 10.0 8.3 0.4 0.9 1.3 36                                
27612 Moscow 03.02.2018 +0.3     -1.5 +0.9 95 91 -3 -1 -1 0.4 1 1000 m 1008.1 1005.7 1009.2 988.4 986.1 989.5 10.0 10.0 0.5 14 14.5 32                                
27612 Moscow 04.02.2018 -6.4     -11.6 +0.1 92 86 -16 -1 -1 1.4 3 1000 m 1003.2 999.5 1007.3 983.1 979.3 987.5 10.0 10.0 9 16 25.0 43                                
27612 Moscow 05.02.2018 -12.1     -13.1 -10.9 82 75 -19 -12 -12 2.0 10 4000 m 1007.7 1001.7 1013.5 987.1 981.3 992.8 10.0 5.8 6 2 8.0 55

 

Two cyclones increased snow depth from 36cm to 55cm. But because of the strong wind growth snow was less than total precipitation. 

 

 

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Hello,

The storm I remember happened after Mt St Helens blew. It was Jan 1981.  From what my Dad told me a low pressure system set up and stalled in rhe columbia river gorge. It was close enough to bring in moisture from the pacific ocean and wrap around snd dump almost 2 feet of snow in our town. A friend of mine lived 1000 feet elevation and his family was litteraly snowed in after receiving 6 ft of snow.  I have a picture that I will attach to this story when I find it. 

 

 

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Hands down the best winter and best winter storm came in 2009-2010. Two major blizzards one early in December and the next over X-mas. When things were all said and done my entire county had a 2 foot snow depth. The greatest in Hastings CWA at the time! My area seen a season's worth of snow in one month! 

 

 

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For the Detroit Metro Area: I'd go for #3. That was a doozy. Kinda reminded me of a "Nor'Easter type storm. Also, #22 and #25. These last 2 numbers, were back to back snowstorms on the famous Winter of 2013-14. I had otg during that time (w these 2 storms combined) 21.7." Obviously, a lot more snow followed that Winter. At some point, here in SEMI, there was nearly 3ft of snow otg. Dang....who knows when we will see a Winter like that again.

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Snowfall as of today:  Feb, 2021: 41.2"

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A day when walking to your neighbor's could be a deadly proposition.

If you like the format of TWC's "I survived a tornado" series, this documentary was done in a similar fashion. Looks to have been made for the 20th or even 25th anniversary but I just recently found it on youtube. Ohio really was the epicenter of the most dramatic and fierce change in conditions, even if their snow totals were less than Indiana and Michigan. It's also much more open down there a lot like the Plains so there was little to impede the record winds.

This is the kind of dynamic storm I'd like to witness again some day. Watch this when you have time in full screen mode. To see KTOL with these conditions is simply remarkable.

 

 

 

 

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Winter 2020-21 Snow Total = 35.1"  Largest Storm: 10.2" (2/15-16)        Oct: 0.0 Nov: 1.5 Dec: 3.6 Jan: 10.0 Feb: 20.0 Mar: 0.0 Apr: 0.0

 

Annual avg for mby = 49.7"  Avg for last 10 seasons = 58.4" (118% of normal)

2019-20 = 48.0"  2018-19 = 56.1"  2017-18 = 68.3"   2016-17 = 52"   2015-16 = 57.4"   2014-15 = 55.3"   2013-14 = 100.6" (coldest & snowiest in the modern record!)  2012-13 = 47.2"   2011-12 = 43.7"

 

Legit Blizzards (high winds and dbl digit snows): Feb 2011, Dec 2009, Jan 2005, Dec 2000, Jan 1999, Mar 1998, Nov 1989, Jan 1982, Jan 1978, Jan 1977, Apr 1975, Mar 1973, Jan 1967, Feb 1965, Jan 1918

 

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My favorite  snowstorm of all time will probably  always be the "megaopolis" storm of Feb 11, 1983 in North  Central Maryland.  I lived on my grandparents  dairy  farm.  The forecast at 6 pm on Feb 10 was for  4 to 7 inches. Snow began about 5 am the next day. Was moderate much of morning.  Heavy by noon,  becoming the most  intense  snow of my life to date.  From 1 pm to sunset visibility  was nill!  I still remember  repeated rounds of thundersnow.  Rates of 4 to 5 inches per hour much of that afternoon.  It ended about 7 pm..  a shocking  36" on our farm of about 1100 feet elevation. All in less than 17 hours!  1000s of cars were stranded on interstates.  That complete area totally  paralyzed.  Schools were closed for 5 to 7 days. The 1993 "superstorm" was also quite intense although  only 22" of snow due to hours of sleet, the low pressure and intense  wind and 10 foot drifts were crazy!  I also happen to be in Maryland  for the January 24, 2016 storm. In that Baltimore  set its all time record of 32" and on My grandparents  farm a hour west they  easily  had over 40".

In the midewest the groundhog  day 2011  takes the cake. 17" and  8 foot drifts.

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5 hours ago, OttumwaSnomow said:

My favorite  snowstorm of all time will probably  always be the "megaopolis" storm of Feb 11, 1983 in North  Central Maryland.  I lived on my grandparents  dairy  farm.  The forecast at 6 pm on Feb 10 was for  4 to 7 inches. Snow began about 5 am the next day. Was moderate much of morning.  Heavy by noon,  becoming the most  intense  snow of my life to date.  From 1 pm to sunset visibility  was nill!  I still remember  repeated rounds of thundersnow.  Rates of 4 to 5 inches per hour much of that afternoon.  It ended about 7 pm..  a shocking  36" on our farm of about 1100 feet elevation. All in less than 17 hours!  1000s of cars were stranded on interstates.  That complete area totally  paralyzed.  Schools were closed for 5 to 7 days. The 1993 "superstorm" was also quite intense although  only 22" of snow due to hours of sleet, the low pressure and intense  wind and 10 foot drifts were crazy!  I also happen to be in Maryland  for the January 24, 2016 storm. In that Baltimore  set its all time record of 32" and on My grandparents  farm a hour west they  easily  had over 40".

In the midewest the groundhog  day 2011  takes the cake. 17" and  8 foot drifts.

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That first storm you mentioned would be insane and plain amazing! 

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‘20 - ‘21 season snowfall = 39.3”

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After a couple more years in Neb, my list looks a bit different.

1. Jan 25 2021: No explanation needed. Accumulating snow from before sunrise to past sunset. 12-16" in the Lincoln area.

2. Feb 23 2019: Blizzard conditions w/ snow already on the ground, 8" of new snow. 

3. Feb 6 and 7 Clippers, 2021: 2 back to back clippers producing a total of 8-10", super rare here plus saved a dying snowpack. Not to mention the low singles and sub zero temps during these snows.

4. Mid Feb 2019: Not super notable, but a train of snow events which buried the area and prepared us for the blizzard. 

5. Mar 7 2019: Kind of a random one to throw in here since there was only 4-5", but it's one of those that I remember fondly. Don't beleive much was expected, but it was kind of a last hurrah of the winter with 4" in just a few hours.

 

Honorable mentions:

Oct 14 2018: Surpise 4" of snow early in the season, loved it

Apr 16 2020: 4.5" of spring snow following a GARBAGE season, was a nice way to end things for the year. 

Jan 2019: 2 different snow storms of 4-6" this month, I believe both overperformed as we were on the northern edge. 

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Snowfall in Lincoln, NE:

2017-18: 21.4"   

2018-19: 55.5"   

2019-20: 17.6"   

2020-21: 49.4" (so far)

Average: 25.9"

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A blast From the Past

Over the years there have been some big snowstorms on or near St Patrick’s day. In 2014 parts of the mid-Atlantic got walloped. Washington, D.C., received 7.2 inches of snow and for Washington that was some storm.  As the 10th-largest March storm in Washington, D.C., it knocked the historic blizzard of 1993 off the list of 10 most prolific March snowfalls. Snow amounts from West Virginia to Maryland ranged from a few inches to more than a foot, with the heaviest amounts spanning West Virginia and northwestern Virginia.
Another big St Patrick’s day snowstorm was in1965 when portions of the Chicago area received over a foot of snow and with winds of up to 52 MPH knocked power out to thousands. Grand Rapids also got into the act with a reported 5.7” on the 17th and another 5.7” on the 18th and 2” more on the 19th for a 3-day total of 13.4” March 1965 was and still is the snowiest March in recorded history at Grand Rapids with 36” of snow fall. That year by March 24th there was a total of 15” of snow on the ground at Grand Rapids and it took until April 9th before all the snow melted.
Every now and then there is a storm that stays burned into your mind and you can remember the day and events for the rest of your life. For many here in the NW area of Grand Rapids it might be the May 1998 derecho (its one of mine) some of my other lifetime weather events are September 1st 1960 derecho in Bay City. The blizzards of 1967 and 1978 the 1976 ice storm and.
THE BLIZZARD AND FLOOD OF 1973. The March 17th storm started in the pre-dawn hours of March of 17th That March saw March have some very nice and mild late winter early spring weather with days in the 50’s and 60’s So when the storm started there was no snow on the ground and the water in Saginaw Bay was ice free.
My wife who I was dating at the time lived on Killarney Beach Road and I lived in the city of Bay City at that time. We went out of the night of the 16th and I took her home around 1 AM and it was not snowing at that time but it was windy with a strong NE wind. I went home and went to bed. It was just getting light out when I was awoken by the sound of thunder and lightning (a lot of thunder and lightning) and the sound of the wind. I look out the window and all you could see was snow. During that thunder snow, thunderstorm visibilities were less than two hundred feet at best. Around 9 am my current wife called me and said that they were evacuating people down the road closer to the bay. (Killarney Beach Road runs right along the bay and there are beach front houses out there) and that there was water coming in from the bay and the waves where crashing into the houses there. My wife lived in from the Bay about a half mile and closer to the Bay City State Park. And was told by the sheriff department that their house should be ok. She asked me if I thought I could make it over to her house at the time I did not know. I turned on the TV and the radio. And to my surprise the water was not only hitting the houses by the bay but the water was being pushed up the Saginaw river and there was flooding going on right in the city of Bay City. The water did not get to where I lived but the snow sure did. In fact Bay City had over 22” of snow and drifts up to 4 feet. Here is a short story on the events and the front page of the Bay City Times.

http://www.mybaycity.com/scripts/p3_v2/P3V3-0200.cfm?P3_ArticleID=8917
The water did not get to where my wife was living at that time and while I was not able to get to her house that day the next day (Sunday) I was able to get close enough to walk to her house. There was snow and water everywhere! It was the only time in my lifetime when I seen a blizzard and flood at the same time. That storm was a big east side of the state storm with Saginaw getting 21.3” Jackson getting 19” Flint getting 13.7” Here in Grand Rapids that storm in 1973 only dropped 8.5” so while a big late season storm not the event places on the east side of the state got.
Here is a more on the storm in Jackson
http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/index.ssf/2015/03/peek_through_time_who_remember.html

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On 2/12/2021 at 12:51 AM, jaster220 said:

A day when walking to your neighbor's could be a deadly proposition.

If you like the format of TWC's "I survived a tornado" series, this documentary was done in a similar fashion. Looks to have been made for the 20th or even 25th anniversary but I just recently found it on youtube. Ohio really was the epicenter of the most dramatic and fierce change in conditions, even if their snow totals were less than Indiana and Michigan. It's also much more open down there a lot like the Plains so there was little to impede the record winds.

This is the kind of dynamic storm I'd like to witness again some day. Watch this when you have time in full screen mode. To see KTOL with these conditions is simply remarkable.

 

 

 

 

Yup. Lived through it in Aurora, I’ll. Just outside Chicago. 
once was enough for this Texan. Hauled arse as quickly as possible.  

Recent Sub freezing experience of 32 hrs in a 38* house alone while my husband kept emergency services fueled and operational was no piece of cake. No power at all. Heated water on grill outside.  I’ll take 108* summers, thanks. 

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Before You Diagnose Yourself With Depression or Low Self-Esteem,...First Make Sure You Are Not In Fact, Just Surrounded By A$$holes.

 

2018 Rainfall - 62.65" High Temp. - 110.03* Low Temp. - 8.4*

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