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FEB 2, 2011 | Feb 1-2, 2011 Blizzard

Event Type
Blizzard
Impact
4 - Major
Date
Tue Feb 1 - Thu Feb 3, 2011

Event Summary

Blizzard (gusts to 60 mph) – 8-24 inches across much of South and East Wisconsin, with 12-24 inches across extreme Southeast parts of the state. An additional 3-6 inches of snow had fallen on January 31st and into early February 1st, bringing three-day snow totals to around 1.5 to 2.5 feet….on up to 32.8 inches at Pella Lake, Walworth Co. Northeast winds gusted to 40-60 mph producing widespread whiteout conditions and significant drifting of snow. Snow drifts of 4 to 10 feet were reported. Numerous reports of thunder and lightning were noted with many cars stranded across area roadways, including Interstate 94 and 43 which were closed during the storm.
Regions: Southeast WI, Southwest WI
Last Update: 12:00 AM - Tue February 1, 2011

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