Winter Storm Plato

Storm Summary

Swath of heavy snowfall from Boston through Down East Maine and Cape Cod. Strong winds as well producing localized blizzard conditions at times, especially for Down East Maine.

Snow Accumulation

Total Accumulated Snowfall for Plato.

Snowfall Forecast

Forecast Snowfall for Plato.


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Storm Coverage

Official WeatherBlogs

  • Abundant moisture from heavy rains and snows that fell during two major Midwest storms in late February put only a slight dent in the great Midwest drought of 2012 - 2013. The percentage area of the contiguous U.S. suffering moderate or greater drought shrank from 56% to 54%, and the area in the worst category of drought--exceptional drought--fell from 6.7% to 5.4% over the past week. (Continue Reading)

  • Impacts already associated with the winter storm in the Carolinas combined with expected impacts along the New England Coast. In addition, the system will undergo explosive deepening off the New England Coast, eventually bringing severe blizzard conditions to Nova Scotia, just north of Maine, further reinforcing the point that this is a major winter system. (Continue Reading)

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Snow Totals
Significant snowfall totals from 02/16/2013 to 02/17/2013. (Source: NWS Public Information Statements)
Amount Location
7.3 in. Caribou, ME
6.5 in. Houlton, ME
6.3 in. Brewster, MA
6.0 in. Bancroft, ME
6.0 in. Island Falls, ME
6.0 in. New Sweden, ME
6.0 in. Ashland, ME
6.0 in. Shin Pond, ME
5.3 in. Sherman, ME
5.1 in. Boston, MA
5.1 in. Winthrop, MA
5.0 in. Perham, ME
5.0 in. Dyer Brook, ME
5.0 in. New Bedford, MA
5.0 in. Orono, ME
5.0 in. Hyannis, MA
4.5 in. Lynn, MA
4.5 in. Van Buren, ME
4.4 in. Bridgewater, MA
4.2 in. Walpole, MA
4.1 in. Manville, RI
4.0 in. Acushnet, MA
4.0 in. Hampden, ME
4.0 in. Taunton, MA
4.0 in. Limestone, ME
4.0 in. Mars Hill, ME
4.0 in. Hingham, MA
4.0 in. Glocester, RI
4.0 in. Bristol, RI
4.0 in. Hanson, MA
4.0 in. Mattapoisett, MA
4.0 in. Yarmouth, MA
3.9 in. Franklin, MA
3.9 in. Woonsocket, RI
3.9 in. Topsfield, ME
3.8 in. Fairhaven, MA
3.7 in. Warwick, RI
3.5 in. Fall River, MA
3.5 in. Braintree, MA
3.5 in. Barnstable, MA
3.5 in. North Kingstown, RI
3.5 in. Mansfield, MA
3.4 in. Dighton, MA
3.3 in. Bangor, ME
3.3 in. Scituate, RI
3.3 in. Providence, RI
3.3 in. Barrington, RI
3.1 in. East Killingly, CT
3.1 in. Norwood, MA
3.0 in. Killingly, CT
3.0 in. Rockland, MA
3.0 in. Pawtucket, RI
3.0 in. Kingston, RI
3.0 in. Ellsworth, ME
3.0 in. Mapleton, ME
3.0 in. Mashpee, MA
3.0 in. Sebec, ME
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Wind Gusts
Highest Recorded Wind Gusts from 02/16/2013 to 02/17/2013. (Source: NWS Public Information Statements)
Gust Location
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