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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 16. huhtikuuta 2014 klo 16:52 (CDT)

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am CDT Thursday...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 am CDT Thursday.

* Timing...periods of snow...some heavy at times...will continue into tonight. The snow will taper off early Thursday morning.

* Total snow accumulation...6 to 10 inches. Narrow bands of 12 to 15 inches.

* Other will be hazardous through early Thursday morning. This will be a wet snow which will be difficult to shovel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Record Report
Statement as of 4:33 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...Record daily maximum snowfall set at St cloud MN...

A record snowfall of 7.2 inches was set at St cloud MN today. It is still snowing. We will update this report when the snow stops.

This breaks the old record of 3.0 inches set in 1961.

Local Storm Report

04/16/2014 0546 PM

2 miles W of Foley, Benton County.

Snow m7.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

04/16/2014 0530 PM

Sauk Rapids, Benton County.

Heavy snow m9.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.

04/16/2014 0516 PM

Foley, Benton County.

Snow e5.5 inch, reported by law enforcement.

04/16/2014 0700 am

Rice, Benton County.

Snow e1.8 inch, reported by co-op observer.

04/16/2014 0700 am

Rice, Benton County.

Snow e1.8 inch, reported by co-op observer.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:06 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...Snow is still falling across the central third of Minnesota...

The totals below are separated into snow...and ice and sleet categories...then by amount...and are not necessarily the final amount for each location.

Snow reports listed by amount

inches location St County time ------ ----------------------- -- -------------- ------- 13.00 Onamia MN Mille Lacs 0446 PM 12.00 Little Falls MN Morrison 0400 PM 9.00 1 S Cambridge MN Isanti 0432 PM 8.80 3 E Princeton MN Mille Lacs 0432 PM 8.00 Frederic WI Polk 0456 PM 8.00 Onamia MN Mille Lacs 0418 PM 8.00 Olivia MN Renville 0351 PM 8.00 Litchfield MN Meeker 0256 PM 7.60 Sacred Heart MN Renville 0505 PM 7.50 6 NNE Big Lake MN Sherburne 0346 PM 7.30 2 se Little Falls MN Morrison 0410 PM 7.20 St cloud Airport MN Stearns 0432 PM 7.00 Cumberland WI Barron 0200 PM 7.00 Annandale MN Wright 0200 PM 7.00 Isanti MN Isanti 0100 PM 6.20 5 NE Forest Lake MN Chisago 0502 PM 6.20 3 WNW Ladysmith WI Rusk 0242 PM 6.00 St cloud MN Stearns 0400 PM 6.00 Melrose MN Stearns 0400 PM 5.50 Milaca MN Mille Lacs 0418 PM 5.30 10 N Bruce WI Rusk 1245 PM 5.10 Randall MN Morrison 1218 PM 5.00 Hutchinson MN McLeod 0439 PM 5.00 Long Prairie MN Todd 0414 PM 5.00 Balsam Lake WI Polk 1200 PM 4.80 Chetek WI Barron 0356 PM 4.80 1 SSE Willmar MN Kandiyohi 0354 PM 4.50 Balsam Lake WI Polk 0456 PM 4.50 Alexandria MN Douglas 0400 PM 4.50 Willmar MN Kandiyohi 0351 PM 4.00 Zimmerman MN Sherburne 1210 PM 4.00 Onamia MN Mille Lacs 1147 am 3.60 Monticello MN Wright 1200 PM 3.50 Princeton MN Mille Lacs 0418 PM 3.50 St Croix falls WI Polk 1120 am 2.50 East Farmington WI Polk 0317 PM 2.30 Renville MN Renville 1208 PM 2.00 Redwood Falls MN Redwood 0444 PM most of the snow has melted. 2.00 Maple Plain MN Hennepin 0242 PM still falling

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