First Major Snow for Some in Illinois

The recent winter storm dropped snow across western and northern Illinois. The first figure is a screenshot of a product found at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ridge2/snow/

The Davenport, IA, NWS office provided a map with more detail on the heaviest snowfall amounts in northwestern Illinois (second figure). The heaviest snow in Illinois was 11 inches at Apple River Canyon in far northwestern Illinois.

Snowfall map for the period ending on the morning of December 21, 2012. Click to enlarge.
Snowfall map for the period ending on the morning of December 21, 2012. Click to enlarge.
Snowfall map for December 21, 2012, produced by the NWS office in Davenport, IA. Click to enlarge.
Snowfall map for December 21, 2012, produced by the NWS office in Davenport, IA. Click to enlarge.
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