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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 9:57 AM CST Feb. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until midnight CST
tonight...

* timing... moderate to heavy snow will continue through the
morning... tapering during the afternoon. The heavier
accumulations will occur along the Interstate 90 corridor to
near Red Wing.

* Additional snow accumulations... 3 to 6 inches through the
afternoon and evening hours, with the heaviest totals along the
Iowa border.

* Winds/visibility... north 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 40 mph
resulting in considerable blowing snow and possible whiteout
conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions... making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel... have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded... stay with your vehicle.





Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:19 AM CST Feb. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Snowfall reports...

Location amount time/date
Kenyon 14.0 in 0938 am 02/24
Mapleton 12.7 in 0500 am 02/24
Stockholm 2ne 12.7 in 0800 am 02/24
Goodhue 12.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Waseca 1nne 11.6 in 0700 am 02/24
Augusta 4nw 11.0 in 0700 am 02/24
1 S Waseca 10.6 in 0614 am 02/24
Nerstrand 4e 10.3 in 0700 am 02/24
Eau Claire 2w 10.0 in 0630 am 02/24
Pine Island 10.0 in 0900 am 02/24
1 NNW Zumbrota 10.0 in 0515 am 02/24
1 WSW Altoona 9.7 in 0600 am 02/24
Downsville 9.5 in 1000 am 02/24
Janesville 9.5 in 0800 am 02/24
Owatonna 9.5 in 0411 am 02/24
Ellendale 9.2 in 0700 am 02/24
Winnebago 9.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Owatonna 8.9 in 0630 am 02/24
Amboy 8.5 in 0825 am 02/24
wqow TV Eau Claire, WI 8.2 in 0546 am 02/24
Eau Claire ap 8.2 in 0556 am 02/24
Faribault 8.0 in 0700 am 02/24
1 WSW Faribault 8.0 in 0620 am 02/24
1 SSW Vernon Center 8.0 in 0835 am 02/24
Albert Lea 3se 7.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Albert Lea 7.0 in 0700 am 02/24
1 S Waseca 7.0 in 0250 am 02/24
Waseca (ag exp frm) 7.0 in 0800 am 02/24
6 SW Bloomer 7.0 in 0600 am 02/24
Fairmont 7.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Mankato 4e 6.1 in 0700 am 02/24
Mankato 6.0 in 0615 am 02/24
Goodhue 5.8 in 1228 am 02/24
3 SSW Altoona 5.8 in 0215 am 02/24
St. James 5.5 in 1239 am 02/24
Owatonna 5.5 in 0125 am 02/24
Jim Falls 3nw 5.1 in 0630 am 02/24
Jim Falls 3 NW 5.1 in 0630 am 02/24
Bloomer 5.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Holcombe 5.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Cedar Falls (hydro plant) 4.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Blue Earth 1s 4.4 in 0800 am 02/24
1 E Northfield 4.2 in 0825 am 02/24
Red Wing (l/d 3) 4.0 in 0600 am 02/24
2 NW North Mankato 3.5 in 0626 am 02/24
Mankato 2.5 in 0150 am 02/24
Northfield 2ne 2.1 in 0655 am 02/24
Boyceville 3nne 1.8 in 0700 am 02/24
Big Falls Hydro 1.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Baldwin 1.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Rice Lake 1.5 in 0800 am 02/24
Chetek 2se 1.2 in 0600 am 02/24
Sveadahl 5nnw 1.1 in 0700 am 02/24
River Falls 1s 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24
Bruce 1e 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24
Ladysmith 2wnw 0.7 in 0700 am 02/24
Roberts 0.4 in 0800 am 02/24
St. Peter 6wsw 0.2 in 0700 am 02/24

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
Iris system

927 am CST Fri Feb 24 2017

... Snowfall reports...

Location amount time/date
Stockholm 2ne 12.7 in 0800 am 02/24
Mapleton 12.7 in 0500 am 02/24
Goodhue 12.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Waseca 1nne 11.6 in 0700 am 02/24
Augusta 4nw 11.0 in 0700 am 02/24
1 S Waseca 10.6 in 0614 am 02/24
Kenyon 10.5 in 0530 am 02/24
Nerstrand 4e 10.3 in 0700 am 02/24
1 NNW Zumbrota 10.0 in 0515 am 02/24
Eau Claire 2w 10.0 in 0630 am 02/24
1 WSW Altoona 9.7 in 0600 am 02/24
Janesville 9.5 in 0800 am 02/24
Owatonna 9.5 in 0411 am 02/24
Ellendale 9.2 in 0700 am 02/24
Winnebago 9.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Owatonna 8.9 in 0630 am 02/24
Amboy 8.5 in 0825 am 02/24
Eau Claire ap 8.2 in 0556 am 02/24
wqow TV Eau Claire, WI 8.2 in 0546 am 02/24
1 WSW Faribault 8.0 in 0620 am 02/24
1 SSW Vernon Center 8.0 in 0835 am 02/24
Faribault 8.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Albert Lea 7.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Waseca (ag exp frm) 7.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Fairmont 7.0 in 0700 am 02/24
1 S Waseca 7.0 in 0250 am 02/24
Albert Lea 3se 7.0 in 0800 am 02/24
6 SW Bloomer 7.0 in 0600 am 02/24
Mankato 4e 6.1 in 0700 am 02/24
Mankato 6.0 in 0615 am 02/24
3 SSW Altoona 5.8 in 0215 am 02/24
Goodhue 5.8 in 1228 am 02/24
St. James 5.5 in 1239 am 02/24
Owatonna 5.5 in 0125 am 02/24
Jim Falls 3 NW 5.1 in 0630 am 02/24
Jim Falls 3nw 5.1 in 0630 am 02/24
Bloomer 5.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Holcombe 5.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Cedar Falls (hydro plant) 4.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Blue Earth 1s 4.4 in 0800 am 02/24
1 E Northfield 4.2 in 0825 am 02/24
Red Wing (l/d 3) 4.0 in 0600 am 02/24
2 NW North Mankato 3.5 in 0626 am 02/24
Mankato 2.5 in 0150 am 02/24
Northfield 2ne 2.1 in 0655 am 02/24
Boyceville 3nne 1.8 in 0700 am 02/24
Baldwin 1.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Rice Lake 1.5 in 0800 am 02/24
Chetek 2se 1.2 in 0600 am 02/24
Sveadahl 5nnw 1.1 in 0700 am 02/24
River Falls 1s 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24
Bruce 1e 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24
Roberts 0.4 in 0800 am 02/24
St. Peter 6wsw 0.2 in 0700 am 02/24

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
Iris system

832 am CST Fri Feb 24 2017

... Snowfall reports...

Location amount time/date
Mapleton 12.7 in 0500 am 02/24
Goodhue 12.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Waseca 1nne 11.6 in 0700 am 02/24
1 S Waseca 10.6 in 0614 am 02/24
Kenyon 10.5 in 0530 am 02/24
Nerstrand 4e 10.3 in 0700 am 02/24
Eau Claire 2w 10.0 in 0630 am 02/24
1 NNW Zumbrota 10.0 in 0515 am 02/24
1 WSW Altoona 9.7 in 0600 am 02/24
Owatonna 9.5 in 0411 am 02/24
Janesville 9.5 in 0800 am 02/24
Ellendale 9.2 in 0700 am 02/24
Winnebago 9.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Owatonna 8.9 in 0630 am 02/24
Amboy 8.5 in 0825 am 02/24
Eau Claire ap 8.2 in 0556 am 02/24
wqow TV Eau Claire, WI 8.2 in 0546 am 02/24
1 WSW Faribault 8.0 in 0620 am 02/24
1 S Waseca 7.0 in 0250 am 02/24
Fairmont 7.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Albert Lea 3se 7.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Albert Lea 7.0 in 0700 am 02/24
6 SW Bloomer 7.0 in 0600 am 02/24
Mankato 4e 6.1 in 0700 am 02/24
Mankato 6.0 in 0615 am 02/24
3 SSW Altoona 5.8 in 0215 am 02/24
Goodhue 5.8 in 1228 am 02/24
Owatonna 5.5 in 0125 am 02/24
St. James 5.5 in 1239 am 02/24
Jim Falls 3nw 5.1 in 0630 am 02/24
Jim Falls 3 NW 5.1 in 0630 am 02/24
Bloomer 5.0 in 0800 am 02/24
Holcombe 5.0 in 0700 am 02/24
Cedar Falls (hydro plant) 4.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Red Wing (l/d 3) 4.0 in 0600 am 02/24
2 NW North Mankato 3.5 in 0626 am 02/24
Mankato 2.5 in 0150 am 02/24
Northfield 2ne 2.1 in 0655 am 02/24
Baldwin 1.5 in 0700 am 02/24
Chetek 2se 1.2 in 0600 am 02/24
River Falls 1s 0.9 in 0700 am 02/24
Roberts 0.4 in 0800 am 02/24
St. Peter 6wsw 0.2 in 0700 am 02/24

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


NWS Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
Iris system