ELC Winter Event #5

Thanksgiving Eve Snow Event 11/25-26

Final Recap 11/28/14

11/26/14 SnowfallSNOW A nice snow fell on Thanksgiving Eve dropping a couple of inches of snow – 2″ to 3″ – throughout the metro with heaviest totals in the south.

FULL PLOW All properties in the MSP region would have been plowed the evening of 11/26.

IN-STORM The majority of the snow fell during the day – over lunch hour – and any property that received in-storm service would have been plowed and cleared one or two times.

SOUTH Huge snow totals to the south with Mankato and Faribault getting nailed.


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 Event Chronology

  • 1 pm Snow ending
  • 10 am Heavy snow through metro from northwest to southeast
  • 6 am Snow begins west to east with heavier accumulations in south metro

Official event totals:

  • Faribault – 11″
  • MSP Airport – 2.5″ (Official)
  • Waconia – 2.5″
  • Bloomington – 2.2″
  • Chanhassen – 2″
  • St Paul – 1.8″
  • Minneapolis – 1.8″
  • Edina – 1.6″
  • Coon Rapids – .9″

Monthly totals:

  • November – 8.5″

Seasonal totals:

  • 9″ to 11″ Event:
  • 5″ to 7″ Event:
  • 3″ to 5″ Event:
  • 1″ to 3″ Event: 11/10/14 – 3″, 11/15/14 – 1.6″, 11/26/14 – 2.5″
  • Trace – 1″ Event: 11/19/14 – ½”, 11/23/14 – ½” + ice

UPDATE 11/26/14 10 am

10 AM radar. Click for latest loop.

10 AM radar. Click for latest loop.

SNOW Snow began falling right before rush hour this morning making the commute tough for many. Looking at 2-5″ total with heaviest in southwest metro.

SOUTH Heavier snow in the south metro with 1.5″ accumulated by 10 am.

TRAVEL Tough travel for most of the state right now. Check 511MN.org before you head out today.

BLACK FRIDAY SNOW Looking at 1-2″ of snow and sleet starting overnight Thanksgiving night and ending midday.

ORIGINAL POST 11/25/14 4 pm

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SNOW Light snow accumulations overnight and though the day Wednesday. 1-3″ in metro with heaviest accumulations southwest.

PLOW This storm will be plowable.

TRAVEL Roads will be messy and cause traffic problems starting with the morning commute and getting worse through Holiday travel.