ELC Winter Event #9

Rain/Snow Event

UPDATE 12/24/14

This event did not end up switching from rain to snow as expected – temperatures stayed too warm. There were spotty flurries and minimal accumulations Christmas Eve and Christmas Day but nothing warranting service.

UPDATE 2 PM 12/23/14

SNOW The rain has not turned over to snow in the metro with very light accumulations that melted for most. The has snow ended up south – oddly – with 1-3″ so far from NE Nebraska to Eau Claire to Duluth.

TONIGHT There is a slight chance of rain/snow and freezing drizzle tonight.

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ICE Temps will hover around freezing tonight and tomorrow, dipping below freezing the afternoon of Christmas Day. Not much risk of ice/slick sidewalks at this point.

ORIGINAL POST 12 pm 12/22/14

12/22/14 weather story

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SNOW Rain throughout the day Monday is expected to turn to snow overnight with around an inch by morning Tuesday.

HEAVY SNOW Snow will be heavy Tuesday morning and tapering off throughout the day with 1-3″ of accumulation total, heavier in East Metro.

Event Chronology

  • 12/23 – Rain turned to snow sporadically but stayed too warm for accumulation
  • 12/22 – Rain

Official event totals:

Monthly totals:

  • December – .8″
  • November – 9.4″

Seasonal totals: