December 25th-26th 2012 Blizzard

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
430 PM CST WED DEC 26 2012

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0458 AM     SNOW             RIPLEY                  35.75N 89.53W
12/26/2012  E1.0 INCH        LAUDERDALE         TN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LAUDERDALE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTS AROUND ONE INCH
            OF SNOW WITH A FEW ICY SPOTS ON ROADWAYS COUNTYWIDE.

0515 AM     SNOW             TIPTONVILLE             36.38N 89.47W
12/26/2012  M2.0 INCH        LAKE               TN   PUBLIC         

0515 AM     SNOW             HAYTI                   36.23N 89.75W
12/26/2012  E3.0 INCH        PEMISCOT           MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            CITY ROADS SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.

0525 AM     SNOW             3 N BARTLETT            35.26N 89.84W
12/26/2012  M0.8 INCH        SHELBY             TN   PUBLIC          

            STREETS IN BARTLETT ARE WET.

0525 AM     SNOW             KENNETT                 36.24N 90.05W
12/26/2012  E6.0 INCH        DUNKLIN            MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ROADS ARE ICE AND SNOW COVERED AND VERY TREACHEROUS

0530 AM     HEAVY SNOW       MALDEN                  36.58N 89.98W
12/26/2012  E8.0 INCH        DUNKLIN            MO   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ROADS SNOW COVERED AND VERY SLICK.

0535 AM     BLIZZARD         CORNING                 36.41N 90.59W
12/26/2012                   CLAY               AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POLICE REPORTED 10 TO 11 INCHES IN CORNING WITH SEVERE
            ROAD CONDITIONS. HIGHWAY 135 BETWEEN CORNING AND
            PARAGOULD IMPASSABLE. THE CORNING AWOS REPORTED A MAXIMUM
            WIND GUST OF 44 MPH WITH VISIBILITIES OF 1/4 MILE OR LESS
            BETWEEN 0555Z AND 0735Z.

0540 AM     HEAVY SNOW       POCAHONTAS              36.26N 90.97W
12/26/2012  E12.0 INCH       RANDOLPH           AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            DEPUTIES SCATTERED ACROSS TOWN REPORTED 8 TO 12 INCHES
            WITH DRIFTS OVER 18 INCHES AND SEVERE ROAD CONDITIONS.

0545 AM     HEAVY SNOW       PARAGOULD               36.06N 90.51W
12/26/2012  E10.0 INCH       GREENE             AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SNOW AMOUNTS BETWEEN 8 TO POSSIBLY 10 INCHES WITH DRIFTS
            NEARLY UP TO YOUR KNEES. SEVERAL ACCIDENTS COUNTY WIDE.

0550 AM     HEAVY SNOW       BLYTHEVILLE             35.93N 89.92W
12/26/2012  E4.0 INCH        MISSISSIPPI        AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ROADS IN BAD SHAPE WITH SEVERAL REPORTED VEHICLES IN
            DITCHES ON I-55. THE BLYTHEVILLE ASOS REPORTED A MAXIMUM
            WIND GUST OF 41 MPH AND 3/4 OF MILE VISIBILITY FROM 0635Z
            TO 0702Z.

0555 AM     HEAVY SNOW       JONESBORO               35.82N 90.69W
12/26/2012  E6.0 INCH        CRAIGHEAD          AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL VEHICLES STUCK ACROSS TOWN IN 2 TO 3 FOOT DRIFTS.
            THE JONESBORO ASOS REPORTED A MAXIMUM WIND GUST TO 48 MPH
            WITH VISIBILITIES OF A 1/2 MILE FROM 0638Z TO 0653Z.

0600 AM     SNOW             HARRISBURG              35.56N 90.72W
12/26/2012  E4.0 INCH        POINSETT           AR   POST OFFICE    

            ROADS ARE BAD WITH ONE FOOT DRIFTS.

0615 AM     SNOW             FORREST CITY            35.01N 90.79W
12/26/2012  E0.5 INCH        ST. FRANCIS        AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0620 AM     SNOW             EARLE                   35.27N 90.46W
12/26/2012  E1.0 INCH        CRITTENDEN         AR   POST OFFICE    

            ROADS ARE JUST WET.

0630 AM     HEAVY SNOW       COLLEGE CITY            36.13N 90.94W
12/26/2012  E7.0 INCH        LAWRENCE           AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

0630 AM     BLIZZARD         HOXIE                   36.04N 90.98W
12/26/2012                   LAWRENCE           AR   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SNOW ESTIMATED AT 12-14 INCHES WITH 2 TO 3 FOOT DRIFTS.
            THE WALNUT RIDGE AWOS REPORTED A MAXIMUM WIND GUST OF 43
            MPH WITH VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE FROM 0355Z TO
            0715Z.

0630 AM     SNOW             4 NE JACKSON            35.67N 88.78W
12/26/2012  M1.0 INCH        MADISON            TN   BROADCAST MEDIA

0635 AM     SNOW             COVINGTON               35.57N 89.65W
12/26/2012  E1.0 INCH        TIPTON             TN   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0640 AM     SNOW             RIPLEY                  35.75N 89.53W
12/26/2012  E1.5 INCH        LAUDERDALE         TN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            ROADS SLICK WITH A FEW ACCIDENTS ACROSS TOWN.

0650 AM     SNOW             3 NE DYERSBURG          36.07N 89.34W
12/26/2012  E3.0 INCH        DYER               TN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            COUNTRY ROADS VERY SLICK.

0715 AM     HEAVY SNOW       2 NE JONESBORO          35.84N 90.66W
12/26/2012  M6.5 INCH        CRAIGHEAD          AR   CO-OP OBSERVER 

0720 AM     HEAVY SNOW       HICKORY RIDGE           35.40N 90.99W
12/26/2012  E4.0 INCH        CROSS              AR   POST OFFICE    

            ROADS SLUSHY.

0736 AM     SNOW             PARIS                   36.30N 88.31W
12/26/2012  E0.8 INCH        HENRY              TN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            THE HENRY COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTS BETWEEN ONE HALF
            INCH AND ONE INCH OF SNOW ACROSS HENRY COUNTY.

0736 AM     SNOW             LAKE CORMORANT          34.90N 90.22W
12/26/2012  E0.0 INCH        DESOTO             MS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            THE DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE REPORTS A DUSTING OF
            SNOW HAS FALLEN ACROSS WESTERN PORTIONS OF DESOTO COUNTY.
            ICY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

0740 AM     SNOW             WHEATLEY                34.92N 91.11W
12/26/2012  E3.0 INCH        ST. FRANCIS        AR   POST OFFICE    

            ROADS VERY ICY.

0740 AM     SNOW             5 W MARIANNA            34.77N 90.85W
12/26/2012  E3.0 INCH        LEE                AR   EMERGENCY MNGR 

            DRIFTS IN EXCESS OF ONE FOOT.

0745 AM     SNOW             MARTIN                  36.34N 88.86W
12/26/2012  E1.0 INCH        WEAKLEY            TN   POST OFFICE    

            ROADS SLUSHY.

0800 AM     SNOW             4 W POCAHONTAS          36.26N 91.04W
12/26/2012  E8.0 INCH        RANDOLPH           AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            8 INCH SNOW DEPTH WITH DRIFTS OVER A FOOT REPORTED 4
            MILES WEST OF POCAHONTAS.

0930 AM     SNOW             2 SSW SOUTHAVEN         34.95N 90.01W
12/26/2012  M0.7 INCH        DESOTO             MS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            0.70 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN SOUTHAVEN OVERNIGHT.

0950 AM     SNOW             MARMADUKE               36.19N 90.39W
12/26/2012  E6.8 INCH        GREENE             AR   AMATEUR RADIO  

            6.75 INCHES OF SNOW REPORTED WITH DRIFTS UP TO 11.50
            INCHES.

0958 AM     FLOOD            1 W AMORY               33.99N 88.50W
12/26/2012                   MONROE             MS   EMERGENCY MNGR 

            LOWLAND FLOODING OCCURRED AT A PROPERTY NEAR THE RIVER.
            NO DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES AND NO INJURIES REPORTED. ONE
            PERSON EVACUATED FROM PREMISES.

1000 AM     SNOW             4 SE BARTLETT           35.17N 89.79W
12/26/2012  M1.2 INCH        SHELBY             TN   NWS EMPLOYEE   

            1.2 INCHES OF SNOW MEASURED ON PICNIC TABLE.

1000 AM     SNOW             ROBINSONVILLE           34.82N 90.32W
12/26/2012  M1.5 INCH        TUNICA             MS   EMERGENCY MNGR 

            TOTAL SNOW DEPTH AFTER SNOW ENDED WAS 1.5 INCHES.

1010 AM     SNOW             OLIVE BRANCH            34.95N 89.83W
12/26/2012  E1.0 INCH        DESOTO             MS   NWS EMPLOYEE   

            ONE INCH OF SNOW REPORTED AT NWS EMPLOYEE HOME.

1010 AM     SNOW             7 NNE IMBODEN           36.30N 91.13W
12/26/2012  M8.0 INCH        RANDOLPH           AR   TRAINED SPOTTER

            8 INCHES OF SNOW ON GROUND.


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