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Winter Storm Electra: Snow and Ice Totals by State

December 16, 2013

Our fifth named storm of the season, Winter Storm Electra, dumped snow from Missouri to Maine.

Electra was first named on December 11, and began spreading its swath of ice and snow on December 13 in the mid-Mississippi Valley. The "E" storm of 2013-2014 was named a full 11 days before the same "E" storm the previous season.

(MORE: Electra State-by-State Impacts)

Below are some of the top and notable snow and ice amounts by state. Accumulations refer to snow unless specifically noted otherwise.

Official National Weather Service snowfall totals are listed in bold type.

Winter Storm Electra

Winter Storm Electra

Maine

  • 18.7" in Presque Isle
  • 16.8" near Houlton
  • 16.5" near Biddeford
  • 16.4" at Caribou NWS office
  • 12.4" at Portland International Jetport

New Hampshire

  • 13.5" near Exeter
  • 13.3" near Sandwich (Carroll County, central N.H.)
  • 12.0" in Laconia
  • 10.3" in Concord
  • 9.0" in Nashua

Vermont

  • 18.0" in Woodford (Bennington County, southern Vermont)
  • 17.0" in Landgrove (southern Vermont)
  • 16.3" in Killington
  • 12.0" in East Montpelier
  • 8.0" in Barre
  • 6.5" in Burlington

Massachusetts 

  • 12.0" in Groveland
  • 10.8" in Westminster
  • 10" in Haverhill
  • 9" in Worcester
  • 8" in Leominster
  • 4.2" at Logan Airport in Boston

Rhode Island

  • 8.0" in Cumberland (northeast corner of R.I.)
  • 7.0" in Burrillville (northwest corner of R.I.)
  • 5.7" in Woonsocket
  • 4.3" in Providence
  • 3.8" at T.F. Green State Airport near Warwick

Connecticut 

  • 8.5" in Torrington
  • 8.0" in Canton (Hartford County) and Winsted (Litchfield County)
  • 6.7" at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks
  • 6.6" in Danbury
  • 6.2" in Stamford
  • 5.5" in New Haven
  • 5.0" in Bridgeport
  • 0.30" of ice at New Haven and North Haven
  • 0.25" of ice in Bridgeport and Weston

New York 

Does not include recent lake-effect snow.

  • 14.5" at Philmont (Columbia County) and Greenville Center (Greene County)
  • 13.5" at Amsterdam and Saratoga Springs
  • 11.5" at Albany International Airport and Glens Falls
  • 9.0" at Windsor (Broome County)
  • 7.7" at the National Weather Service office in Binghamton
  • 7.7" at Tully (Onondaga County, south suburb of Syracuse)
  • 7.6" at Armonk (Westchester County)
  • 7.1" at Bedford Park in the Bronx
  • 6.1" at Bayville in Nassau County (top total on Long Island)
  • 5.0" at Central Park in New York City before changing to heavy rain
  • 4.7" at LaGuardia Airport in New York City
  • 4.5" at Buffalo Niagara International Airport
  • 3.2" at JFK Airport in New York City

New Jersey

  • 9.3" north of Sussex
  • 8.1" at Blairstown (northwest N.J.)
  • 7" at Wantage, Lake Hopatcong and Asbury
  • 6.3" at Fort Lee, East Rutherford, and Mahwah in northern N.J.
  • 4.3" at Newark International Airport
  • 0.20" of ice at Haddon Heights (Camden County)
  • 0.20" of ice near the Trenton Airport

Pennsylvania

  • 12" in Tobyhanna (northeast Pa.)
  • 11.8" in Avis (north-central Pa.)
  • 11" in Pen Argyl  (top Lehigh Valley total)
  • 9.0" in Altoona
  • 8.6" at Williamsport Regional Airport
  • Up to 7.0" in the State College area
  • 6.8" at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Allentown
  • 5.0" in Pottstown (top Delaware Valley total)
  • 4.7" at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Avoca
  • 2.7" at Pittsburgh International Airport
  • 0.3" at Philadelphia International Airport

The snow was followed by freezing rain in parts of southern and eastern Pennsylvania:

  • 0.30" ice near Reading
  • 0.30" ice at Spring Grove (York County)
  • 0.25" ice in Gilbertsville (Montgomery Co.) and Wyomissing (Berks Co.)

West Virginia

  • 6.5" near Keyser
  • 5.7" at Mount Storm in the eastern Panhandle
  • 5" at Greenbank, Rainelle, Quinwood, Jumping Branch and Glady
  • 3.2" at Elkins
  • 2" in Martinsburg
  • 1.5" in Lewisburg at Greenbrier County Airport

Ohio

  • 9" in Pioneer
  • 9" in rural Fulton County, 8 miles northwest of Wauseon
  • Up to 8" in Toledo (officially 7.4" at the airport)
  • 7.1" in Chardon
  • 6.3" in Napoleon
  • 5.1" at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
  • 3.2" at Dayton International Airport
  • 2.1" at Port Columbus International Airport

Michigan

  • 9.1" in Newport
  • 8.8" in Monroe
  • 8.4" in Wyandotte
  • 7.7" at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Romulus
  • 7.5" southeast of Ann Arbor
  • 3.0" at Capital Region International Airport near Lansing
  • 1.9" at Gerald R. Ford International Airport near Grand Rapids

Indiana

  • 8.8" near Kimmell
  • 8" in Goshen
  • Up to 7" in Fort Wayne (5.1" officially at the airport)
  • 6.8" in Muncie
  • Up to 6" in South Bend (4.4" officially at the airport)
  • 2.6" at Indianapolis International Airport

Note: only includes snow from Winter Storm Electra across southern Michigan. Lake-effect snow has fallen in northern Michigan as well in recent days.

Illinois

  • 11" in Augusta and Bowen
  • 10.5" about 5 miles northwest of Industry
  • 10" in Astoria
  • 9" near Urbana
  • 6.7" in Springfield
  • 4.2" at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago

Missouri

  • 9.7" in Lake St. Louis
  • 9.5" in New Melle
  • 9" about 7 miles south of Wright City
  • 8.3" near O'Fallon (35 miles northwest of St. Louis)
  • 4.2" at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Freezing rain resulted in mainly light ice accumulations, but 0.30" of freezing rain was reported at Round Spring in south-central Missouri. Ice-glazed roads also caused a school bus accident 2 miles east of Cameron in northwest Missouri Friday afternoon, injuring six people on the bus.

Iowa

  • 8" in Keokuk
  • Significant snowfall was confined to far southeast Iowa

MORE: Photos of Winter Storm Electra

Steve Roche shovels snow as neighbors use snow blowers to clear the sidewalk, Dec. 15, 2013, in Walpole, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)


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