Winter Storm Titan Snow, Ice, and Rain Reports

March 3, 2014

The Weather Channel named Winter Storm Titan on Thursday, Feb. 27. Its impacts began on the West Coast Friday, Feb. 28, with heavy rainfall and mountain snow.

Despite a prolonged and exceptional drought, flooding resulted in parts of the West as some areas saw excessive rainfall.

The storm then shifted across the Rockies and into parts of the central and eastern U.S. Saturday and Sunday, March 1-2. Titan continued to impact parts of the East on March 3.

Below is a state-by-state breakdown of significant storm reports from Winter Storm Titan through early Monday afternoon. Because Titan brought such significant rainfall to the Southwest, we include some of the significant reports there in addition to the usual snow and ice totals across the country.

North Carolina

  • 2.5" snow in Norlina
  • 2.3" snow near Concord
  • 1" snow at Beech Mountain
  • 0.2" ice in Cary
  • 0.2" ice near Raleigh 


  • 9" snow in Manassas
  • 8.5" snow in Warrenton, Ashburn
  • 7" snow near Centreville
  • 6.5" snow in Chantilly, Linden
  • 4.5" snow in Arlington, Alexandria
  • 3" snow at Richmond International Airport
  • 0.30" ice in Honaker
  • 0.20" ice in Greenwich, Duffield


  • 8.3" snow near Clarksburg
  • 7.5" snow in Monrovia
  • 7" snow in Woodsboro, New Market
  • 6" snow in Cascade
  • Up to 4" snow in the Baltimore area
  • 0.10" ice in Piney Point, Columbia


  • 5.3"  snow in Milton
  • 4.5" snow in Wilmington, Bear
  • 4" snow in Newark, Lewes, Viola
  • 3.8" snow in Dover
  • 0.25" ice in Frankford, Milford

New Jersey

  • 8" snow in Bargaintown
  • 7" snow in Ventnor City
  • 6.1" snow in Manahawkin
  • 1.5" snow in Camden


  • 6" snow in Mount Pleasant
  • 5" snow near Confluence
  • 4.5" snow in Waynesburg
  • 4" snow in Uniontown
  • 3.4" snow at the Philadelphia International Airport

West Virginia

  • 0.50" ice in Panther
  • 10" snow in Bruceton Mills
  • 10" in Burceton Mills
  • 9" snow in Cyclone
  • 5.5" snow in Morgantown
  • 3" snow in Huntington


  • 0.5" ice in Dickson, caused power outages and trees down
  • 0.5" ice near Ashland City, caused power outages
  • 0.25" ice in Nashville
  • 0.15" ice in Midtown Memphis
  • 6" sleet and 0.25" ice near Clarksville
  • 6" sleet in Huntingdon
  • 5" sleet in Big Rock
  • 5.5" snow in Halls
  • 5" snow near Covington
  • 4.5" snow in Dyersburg


  • 0.50" ice in Monticello and Harlan
  • 0.25" ice in Hopkinsville, Mount Vernon, Princeton
  • 3" snow, sleet in Leitchfield
  • 3" sleet in Murray, Bowling Green
  • 7.6" snow near Prestonburg
  • 7" snow in Morehead
  • 6" snow in Lovely and Nippa
  • 5" snow in Texas
  • 4.5" snow in London, Campbellsville


  • 0.5" ice in New Lexington
  • 0.25" ice Junction City
  • 5.2" snow in Shawnee State Park
  • 5.1" snow in Sandusky
  • 3.0" snow in Toledo
  • 2.5" snow in Cleveland


  • 0.25" ice in Marengo, English, Salem
  • up to 9.8" snow in Portage
  • up to 9.3" snow near Burns Harbor
  • 4.2" snow in Fort Wayne
  • 2.4" snow in Indianapolis


  • 0.25" ice in Metropolis
  • 0.2" ice in Cairo
  • 2" sleet in Marissa
  • 1" sleet in Carbondale
  • 5.5" snow near Hillsdale
  • 5.1" snow at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
  • 3.2" snow in Peoria


  • 0.25" ice in East Prairie
  • 0.20" ice in Doniphan
  • 5" sleet in Dudley
  • 3 to 5" sleet in Pemiscot County
  • 7" snow in Hunter
  • 6.5" snow near Reeds Spring
  • 6.0" snow in Memphis
  • 4" snow in Kansas City


  • 0.25" ice in Old Austin, Des Arc, Stuttgart
  • 0.25" ice in Brinkley with power outages
  • 4.5" sleet in Biggers
  • 3" sleet in Elkins and Paragould
  • 2" sleet in Fayetteville
  • 5" snow near Bella Vista and Pea Ridge
  • 3.5" in Jonesboro
  • Thunder accompanied snow Rogers


  • 0.40" near Mount Vernon with a few trees down
  • 0.25" ice in Longview
  • 0.20" ice in Quitman and Big Sandy
  • 2.25" sleet in Cumby
  • 2" sleet in Quitman and Van
  • 1" sleet in Tyler
  • 2" snow in Canadian and Lipscomb
  • Thunder accompanied snow or ice in Dallas-Fort Worth, Athens, Tyler, Mineola, Quitman, Gilmer and Greenville.


  • 0.25" ice in Idabel
  • 3" sleet in Checotah
  • 5.5" snow near Miami
  • 5" snow in Checotah
  • 4.5" snow in Bartlesville
  • 4" in Ponca City
  • 3.5" snow in Broken Arrow
  • 2.4" snow, sleet in Tulsa accompanied by thunder
  • Thunder accompanied sleet in Oklahoma City

New Mexico

  • 20" in Taos 
  • 14" near Red River
  • 12" near Arroyo Seco
  • 11" near Toadlena
  • 7" near Cuba


Wind Reports

  • 59 mph wind gust measured at Winslow Airport
  • 64 mph wind gust measured at Grand Canyon Airport

Severe Weather Reports

  • An isolated severe thunderstorm downed trees northeast of Mesa and damaged the roof of an apartment complex in Mesa. Funnel cloud reported.  Shingles off roofs at Mesa Riverview.
  • A subsequent storm gave pea-sized hail in Peoria


Snow Reports

  • Near Gardnerville: 3"
  • Incline Village: 3"
  • Carson City: 2"

Rain Reports

  • Gardnerville: 0.95"
  • Topaz Lake: 0.85"
  • Near Reno: 0.60"
  • Las Vegas: 43 vehicle accidents due to rain with 8 injuries from 3-8 p.m.
  • Las Vegas: 0.30"

Wind Reports

  • 77 mph peak wind gust near Mt. Charleston at 8,818 ft. elevation
  • 60 mph peak wind gust at Red Rock Canyon


Snow Reports

  • Near Kirkwood Ski Area: 40"
  • Near Donner Peak: 30"
  • Soda Springs: 18"

Rain Reports (Includes rainfall from Titan and a weaker storm that arrived prior to Titan that same week)

  • Matilija Canyon (Ventura Co.): 14.54"
  • Nordhoff Ridge: 14.01"
  • Santa Barbara: 5.71"
  • Downtown Los Angeles: 4.52" (Heaviest rain event since Mar. 19-27, 2011 (3.80"))
  • Downtown San Francisco: 2.16"
  • Downtown Sacramento: 1.49"

Wind Reports

  • 102 mph peak wind gust measured at Big Bear Resort on Friday (east of Los Angeles)
  • 91 mph peak wind gust measured at Chilao on Friday (northeast of Los Angeles)
  • 89 mph peak wind gust measured at Grapevine Peak on Friday

Flood Reports

  • Debris flows reported at Big Sur Village and other locations in Monterey County, California on Friday
  • Reported water rescue from the Los Angeles River in Cypress Park on Friday
  • Report of five inches of water running down the street in the northern San Bernardino neighborhood
  • Report of roadway flooding in San Jose on I-280 Northbound and SR17 South connector. In addition, several inches of standing water reported across all lanes near I-280 and Highway 87.
  • Report of firefighters rescuing a man from the waters of Coyote Creek near the San Jose Municipal Golf Course.
  • Flooding on the off-ramp of I-280 at Saratoga.
  • Flash flooding caused a car to get trapped in Lake View Terrace, near Foothill Boulevard and Gladstone Avenue. A lady was rescued; no injuries reported.

Severe Weather Reports

  • A plane was moved three feet and a jet bridge was damaged by a likely microburst at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana Friday.
  • One man was injured by a lightning strike in an oil field near Fresno Friday.
  • One inch hail in Walnut early Saturday morning from a severe thunderstorm. No tornado has been confirmed as yet.
  • At 6:24pm PT Friday, a weather spotter reported a funnel cloud 9 miles south of Karnak, Calif. A follow up local storm report by the NWS in Sacramento confirms that the funnel cloud indeed touched down and became a tornado. No visible damage observed; the tornado was rated an EF0. Tornado's total duration: 5 minutes.

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A snowplow clears snow on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 3, 2014. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the greater Washington Metropolitan region, prompting area schools and the federal government to close for the wintry weather. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo)

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