Benson Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Blizzard Warning
Issued: 5:47 PM CST Dec. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 9 PM CST this
evening...

* timing... reduced visibility in open areas to near zero at
times in ground blizzard conditions due to blowing snow and
scattered snow showers... diminishing around 9 PM.

* Snow accumulations... minimal new snow accumulations.

* Winds / visibilities... northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph... gusting
as high as 45 mph... will cause areas of blowing and drifting
snow... especially in open areas.

* Impacts... slippery and snow covered roadways will continue with
strong winds producing blowing and drifting snow and reduced
visibility. Dangerous wind chills may quickly produce frostbite
on exposed skin.

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... especially in rural areas... 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.





Record Report
Issued: 6:21 AM CST Dec. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Grand Forks univ. (Nws) ND...

a record snowfall of 6.6 inches was set at Grand Forks univ. (Nws)
ND yesterday. This breaks the old record of 4.2 set in 1916.



Local Storm Report
Issued: National Weather Service


12/07/2016 1037 am

9 miles NNW of Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Storm total.




12/07/2016 1037 am

9 miles NNW of Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.5 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Storm total.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/05/2016 1145 PM

Leeds, Benson County.

Heavy snow e3.0 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Total estimate from western edge of Leeds as of 1145 PM.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/05/2016 1145 PM

Leeds, Benson County.

Heavy snow e3.0 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Total estimate from western edge of Leeds as of 1145 PM.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/05/2016 1145 PM

Leeds, Benson County.

Heavy snow e3.0 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Total estimate from western edge of Leeds as of 1145 PM.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.




12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

Esmond, Benson County.

Heavy snow m8.3 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/06/2016 0800 am

3 miles N of York, Benson County.

Heavy snow m6.0 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            24 hr snowfall.





12/05/2016 1145 PM

Leeds, Benson County.

Heavy snow e3.0 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Total estimate from western edge of Leeds as of 1145 PM.





12/05/2016 1145 PM

Leeds, Benson County.

Heavy snow e3.0 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Total estimate from western edge of Leeds as of 1145 PM.





12/05/2016 1145 PM

Leeds, Benson County.

Heavy snow e3.0 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Total estimate from western edge of Leeds as of 1145 PM.



Public Information Statement
Issued: 11:53 AM CST Dec. 7, 2016 – National Weather Service

            ... snowfall storm total Roundup...
                * for northwest Minnesota
                * and eastern North Dakota

     the following are storm totals based on daily 48-hour
     snow amounts as of 10 am and reported by NWS cooperative
     observers and automated weather stations. Some additional
     storm totals reported by unofficial observers and the public
     have also been added.

        ... 48-hour snowfall amounts ending wednesday(12/07/16)...

Precipitation in Minnesota... snowfall
location (county): in inches
Argyle (marshall)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.4
Lancaster (kittson)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 9.3
Greenbush (roseau)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 9.3
Warren (marshall)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.0
Ada (norman)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 9.0
Warren 7nw (marshall)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 7.2
Lake park 6s (becker)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 6.2
Sebeka (wadena)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 6.0
Cormorant 5nw (becker)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 5.6
Red Lake Falls (red lake)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 4.5
Westbury 3ese (becker)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 4.0
Ottertail (otter tail)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 4.0
Underwood 8nne (otter tail)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 3.8
Dent 5nw (otter tail)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 3.3
Rothsay (wilkin)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 3.0
Big McDonald Lake (otter tail)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 3.0
Menahga 2wsw (wadena)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 2.9
Turtle River 3e (beltrami)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.9
Pelican Rapids 6e (otter tail)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 2.2
Moorhead 2n (clay)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 1.8
Sabin (clay)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 1.5
Breckenridge 3se (wilkin)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.5
Twin Valley (norman)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.3

Precipitation in North Dakota... snowfall
location (county): in inches
Grand Forks (grand forks)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 14.5
Michigan (nelson)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 14.0
Grand Forks 4w (grand forks)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 13.7
Blabon 4sw (steele)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 13.0
Lankin 6e (walsh)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 12.0
Pembina (pembina)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.5
Mayville (traill)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.7
Esmond 9nnw (benson)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.5
Grand Forks 5sw (grand forks)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.5
Starkweather 4ne (ramsey)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 8.0
Cavalier (pembina)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 6.0
Penn 6se (ramsey)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.5
Cavalier 8wnw (pembina)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.5
Fargo 3s (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 2.1
Fargo 3sse (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.1
West Fargo 4sse (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.9
Fargo (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... .. 1.6
Fargo 3ne (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.6
Esmond 9nnw (benson)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.2
Havana (sargent)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.1
Durbin (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... . 1.0
Fargo 4nne (cass)... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 1.0


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