Winter Won't Quit: Snow Spreads to Great Lakes, Northern New England

Chris Dolce and Chrissy Warrilow
Published: March 19, 2014
  • Timing: Now through Thursday

  • Snow lingers in northern Great Lakes Wednesday night

  • Snow for Upstate New York, parts of New England late Wednesday into Thursday

Low pressure has been dumping snow from the Rockies to the northern Plains, Upper Midwest and northern Great Lakes the last couple of days. The final phase of this storm system is now set to spread snow across northern New England and Upstate New York.

Below are some snow totals from this storm in the Midwest through early Wednesday evening, followed by the latest forecast for the regions that will be affected into early Thursday.

  • Nebraska: Near Harrison (15"), Arnold (12")
  • Minnesota: Ogilvie (10"), Isanti (8"), St. Cloud (7.4")
  • South Dakota: Lead (12"), Clear Lake (10.5"), Oldham (9.5")
  • Wisconsin: Drummond (11"), High Bridge (10.5"), Spooner (9.7")
  • Michigan: Ironwood (7.9"), Herman (5.7"), Sault Ste. Marie (3.5")

Northern Great Lakes Snow


Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Forecast

Thursday's Forecast

Thursday's Forecast

Thursday's Forecast

Thursday's Forecast
  • Timing: Through at least Wednesday night
  • Precipitation types and locations: A rain/snow mix ending Wednesday evening over central and southern Lower Michigan. Light snow ending over northern Wisconsin, western Upper Michigan Wednesday evening. Light accumulations of snow through the night in northern Lower Michigan and parts of eastern Upper Michigan. In some of those areas, snow showers or flurries may linger into Thursday morning.
  • How much snow? Additional accumulation Wednesday night generally less than 2 inches over northern Michigan.
  • Winds: The departing low-pressure center will generate gusty west to northwest winds across much of the Great Lakes region.
  • Cities: Marquette, Mich. | Alpena, Mich.

Northern New England Snow

  • Timing: Now through Thursday; some lingering light lake-enhanced snow possible Thursday night in Upstate New York
  • Precipitation types and locations: Accumulating snow possible from northern New York to northern New England, including the Adirondacks, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
  • How much snow? At this time, we don't anticipate major snowfall amounts. Generally less than 6 inches in most locations. A few higher peaks in the Adirondacks and northern New England could see a bit more than 6 inches.

MORE: The Deepest Snow in All 50 States

50. Florida: 4 inches

50. Florida: 4 inches

Milton, Fla., just northeast of Pensacola, had 4 inches of snow on the ground on March 6, 1954. It all fell in one day, making it the state's heaviest one-day snowfall as well. Image: Snow in Ocala on Jan. 9, 2010. (iWitness Weather/SONBON)

  • 50. Florida: 4 inches
  • 49. Hawaii: 5 inches
  • 47. (tie) Mississippi: 18 inches
  • 47. (tie) Georgia: 18 inches
  • 46. Alabama: 22 inches
  • 45. Louisiana: 24 inches
  • 44. Delaware: 25 inches
  • 43. Arkansas: 26 inches
  • 42. South Carolina: 29 inches
  • 41. Kentucky: 31 inches
  • 40. Texas: 33 inches
  • 38. (tie) Missouri: 36 inches
  • 38. (tie) Oklahoma: 36 inches
  • 37. Kansas: 40 inches
  • 36. Illinois: 41 inches
  • 35. Rhode Island: 42 inches
  • 34. Nebraska: 44 inches
  • 31. (tie) Indiana: 47 inches
  • 31. (tie) Ohio: 47 inches
  • 31. (tie) Virginia: 47 inches
  • 30. North Carolina: 50 inches
  • 28. (tie) New Jersey: 52 inches
  • 28. (tie) Iowa: 52 inches
  • 27. Maryland: 54 inches
  • 26. Connecticut: 55 inches
  • 25. Pennsylvania: 60 inches
  • 23. (tie) West Virginia: 62 inches
  • 23. (tie) Massachusetts: 62 inches
  • 22. Tennessee: 63 inches
  • 21. North Dakota: 65 inches
  • 20. South Dakota: 73 inches
  • 19. Wisconsin: 83 inches
  • 18. Maine: 84 inches
  • 17. Minnesota: 88 inches
  • 16. Arizona: 91 inches
  • 15. New Mexico: 96 inches
  • 14. Michigan: 117 inches
  • 13. New York: 119 inches
  • 12. Wyoming: 128 inches
  • 11. Montana: 147 inches
  • 10. Vermont: 149 inches
  • 9. New Hampshire: 164 inches
  • 8. Utah: 179 inches
  • 7. Idaho: 182 inches
  • 6. Alaska: 192 inches
  • 5. Colorado: 251 inches
  • 4. Oregon: 252 inches
  • 3. Nevada: 271 inches
  • 2. Washington: 367 inches
  • 1. California: 451 inches

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