Snowfall
January 21 2007

A disintegrating low pressure system moved from Oklahoma to Iowa on January 21, 2007 and spread light snow northward across Minnesota. A broad area of central and southern Minnesota received one to two inches. Some of the snow was heavier in spots, with the highest totals along the Iowa Border. The highest snow total found was five inches in Kiester in Faribalt County.

Listed below are snowfall totals courtesy the National Weather Service.

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
940 AM CST MON JAN 22 2007
...SNOWFALL TOTALS FROM THE JANUARY 21ST SNOW EVENT...

THE TOTALS BELOW ARE SEPARATED INTO SNOW...AND ICE AND SLEET
CATEGORIES...THEN BY AMOUNT...AND ARE NOT NECESSARILY THE
FINAL AMOUNT FOR EACH LOCATION.

SNOW REPORTS LISTED BY AMOUNT
INCHES  LOCATION                 ST  COUNTY           TIME
------  -----------------------  --  --------------   -------
 5.00   KIESTER                  MN  FARIBAULT        1013 AM
 5.00   ALBERT LEA               MN  FREEBORN         0714 AM
 4.30   ELLENDALE                MN  STEELE           1246 PM
 3.00   MORRISTOWN               MN  RICE             0402 PM
 3.00   WATERVILLE               MN  LE SUEUR         0343 PM
 3.00   BROWNTON                 MN  MCLEOD           0150 PM
 3.00   OWATONNA                 MN  STEELE           1130 AM
 3.00   LEWISVILLE               MN  WATONWAN         0935 AM
 3.00   ST JAMES                 MN  WATONWAN         0916 AM
 3.00   WINNEBAGO                MN  FARIBAULT        0835 AM
 2.50   ZUMBROTA                 MN  GOODHUE          1159 PM
 2.30   MANKATO                  MN  BLUE EARTH       1246 PM
 2.00   RED WING                 MN  GOODHUE          0545 PM
 2.00   5 S FARMINGTON           MN  DAKOTA           0235 PM
 2.00   JANESVILLE               MN  WASECA           0155 PM
 2.00   MORGAN                   MN  REDWOOD          1206 PM
 1.70   MONTGOMERY               MN  LE SUEUR         1159 PM
 1.70   FARMINGTON               MN  DAKOTA           0144 PM       
 1.50   CHIPPEWA FALLS           WI  CHIPPEWA         1159 PM       
 1.50   FARIBAULT                MN  RICE             1159 PM       
 1.50   HUTCHINSON               MN  MCLEOD           0555 PM       
 1.50   GLENCOE                  MN  MCLEOD           0402 PM       
 1.50   OLIVIA                   MN  RENVILLE         0917 AM       
 1.30   EAU CLAIRE               WI  EAU CLAIRE       0750 PM       
 1.30   MENOMONIE                WI  DUNN             1204 PM       
 1.00   BALDWIN                  WI  ST. CROIX        1159 PM       
 1.00   BLOOMER                  WI  CHIPPEWA         1159 PM       
 1.00   LITTLE FALLS             MN  MORRISON         1159 PM       
 1.00   WATERTOWN                MN  CARVER           0946 PM       
 1.00   ST PAUL                  MN  RAMSEY           0405 PM       
 1.00   5 N ANDOVER              MN  ANOKA            0343 PM                  
OCCURRED IN OAK GROVE.
 1.00   CANBY                    MN  YELLOW MEDICINE  1200 PM
 1.00   10 NE MONTEVIDEO         MN  CHIPPEWA         0950 AM
 1.00   COKATO                   MN  WRIGHT           0944 AM
 0.90   WILLMAR                  MN  KANDIYOHI        1159 PM
 0.90   CHASKA                   MN  CARVER           1159 PM
 0.80   JIM FALLS                WI  CHIPPEWA         1159 PM
 0.80   CHANHASSEN               MN  CARVER           0750 PM
 0.80   MINNEAPOLIS              MN  HENNEPIN         0600 PM
                MEASURED AT MSP AIRPORT
 0.80   ST CLOUD                 MN  STEARNS          0220 PM
                MEASURED BY ST CLOUD STATE PROFESSOR.
 0.80   MINNEAPOLIS              MN  HENNEPIN         1200 PM
                MSP AIRPORT
 0.70   ROBERTS                  WI  ST. CROIX        1159 PM
 0.70   EDINA                    MN  HENNEPIN         1237 PM
 0.50   GLENWOOD                 MN  POPE             0957 PM
 0.50   DONNELLY                 MN  STEVENS          0446 PM


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