Wright Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 4:52 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...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 impacts...travel 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 0200 PM

Annandale, Wright County.

Snow m7.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.

04/16/2014 1200 PM

Monticello, Wright County.

Snow m3.6 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Fell in 4 hours

04/16/2014 1200 PM

Monticello, Wright County.

Snow m3.6 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Fell in 4 hours

04/16/2014 1200 PM

Monticello, Wright County.

Snow m3.6 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Fell in 4 hours

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:26 PM CDT on April 16, 2014

...Snowfall totals so far from winter storm today...

Thank you to coop and cocorahs observers...trained spotters...our partners and the public via social media for the following reports. The totals below are necessarily the final amount for each location.

Snow reports listed by amount

inches location St County time ------ ----------------------- -- -------------- ------- 7.00 Isanti MN Isanti 0100 PM 5.30 10 N Bruce WI Rusk 1245 PM 5.10 Randall MN Morrison 1218 PM 5.00 Balsam Lake WI Polk 1200 PM 4.50 6 NNE Big Lake MN Sherburne 1230 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 St Croix falls WI Polk 1120 am 3.50 Milaca MN Mille Lacs 0730 am 3.20 St cloud Airport MN Sherburne 1258 PM 2.50 Cornell WI Chippewa 1105 am 2.30 Renville MN Renville 1208 PM 2.00 Haugen WI Barron 0914 am 2.00 Holcombe WI Chippewa 0700 am 2.00 Staples MN Todd 0630 am 2.00 Cambridge MN Isanti 0600 am 2.00 1 NNW North Branch MN Chisago 0600 am 2.00 Little Falls MN Morrison 0600 am 1.80 Rice MN Benton 0700 am 1.80 Mora MN Kanabec 0700 am 1.70 2 SSW Chisago City MN Chisago 0900 am 1.70 5 NE Forest Lake MN Chisago 0700 am 1.60 3 WNW Rice MN Stearns 0700 am 1.50 Hutchinson MN McLeod 1140 am 1.20 Cumberland WI Barron 0700 am 1.00 Ramsey MN Anoka 1030 am 0.50 north St Paul MN Ramsey 1040 am 0.50 Rice Lake Airport WI Barron 0800 am 0.50 Jim Falls WI Chippewa 0530 am