Mid-October Snow:
October 12-13, 2006

A very strong low pressure area settled over the great lakes on October 12 and 13th and brought with it the first snow of the season over the state. The most snow fell over northeast Minnesota, but much of the state saw at least a burst of flurries.

Listed below is a statement from the Duluth National Weather Service.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
320 PM CDT FRI OCT 13 2006


...SOME SNOWFALL TOTALS AROUND THE AREA FROM THIS MORNING 
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...

MINNESOTA SNOWFALL TOTALS
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LOCATION        TIME OF REPORT  NEW SNOW    SNOW DEPTH  STORM TOTAL
DULUTH              0700           2            2            2 
INTERNATIONAL FALLS 1250           2.8          3            3 
BABBIT              0916           4.5          4
FLOODWOOD           0817           3            3
BRIMSON             0645           3            3
LITTLE FORK         0955           2.8          3
VIRGINIA            1110           3            3
CLOQUET             0755           2            2
EMBARRRASS          0615           1.5          1
WOLF RIDGE          0711           0.5          1
ORR                 0600           1.7
COOK                0500           4.5
ISLE 12N            0600           T
SILVER BAY          0653           1
DIXON LAKE          0950           2
ELY                 0740                        4
COTTON              0750                        2 


WISCONSIN SNOWFALL TOTALS
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LOCATION        TIME OF REPORT  NEW SNOW    SNOW DEPTH  STORM TOTAL        
GILE                1515           1.5          9          13.5
MONTREAL            0720           6           10
HURLEY              0831           4            9
UPSON               0725           4            5
PARK FALLS          0900           3            3
GURNEY              0824           2            3
BENNETT             1200           1.6          2
MAPLE               0642           1.4          1
SOLON SPRINGS       0716           1            1
HAYWARD             0845           1.5          2
BUTTERNUT           0730           2.5

ALL TOTALS ARE REPORTED IN INCHES


FYI...HERE ARE THE 10 SNOWIEST OCTOBERS IN DULUTH SINCE RECORDS 
BEGAN IN 1875...

1.  1933   14.0 INCHES
2.  1925   11.5 INCHES
3.  1995    9.7 INCHES
4.  1966    8.1 INCHES
5.  1926    7.0 INCHES
6.  1936    7.0 INCHES
7.  1955    6.5 INCHES
8.  2002    6.3 INCHES
9.  1951    5.8 INCHES
10. 1992    5.8 INCHES
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Last modified: October 13, 2006