Winter Storm Sadie Brought Spring Snow From The Rockies To The Midwest, Northeast | The Weather Channel – Articles de The Weather Channel
- A late-season snowstorm blew cold air as it headed east.
- Snow covered parts of the Rockies, Plains, Midwest and Northeast.
A late-season snowstorm blanketed parts of the Rockies, Plains, Midwest and Northeast in mid-April.
A large southerly dip in the jet stream maintained below-average temperatures anchored across much of the central and eastern United States. Spinning through this jet stream, a disturbance wrung out a narrow strip of snow from west to east that was heavy in places.
This system was named Winter Storm Sadie by The Weather Channel.
Winter Storm Sadie dropped a band of snow from the north and central Rockies east to the south of the Great Lakes and northeast.
On Thursday, the northern parts of the Denver metro area accumulated 6 to 12 inches of snow while the Rockies west of Denver accumulated more than two feet.
Boulder reported 16.9 inches, the city’s second snowfall over 16 inches in just four days. Thursday’s storm pushed Boulder to a new seasonal snowfall record of 151.2 inches.
More than 10 inches of snow fell in parts of southern Iowa and northern Missouri as this system moved east. Just over 6 inches was measured in parts of Illinois and southern Michigan.
Most parts of the Northeast saw only a few inches of snow, mostly on grassy surfaces. However, a few locations in northern Pennsylvania, south-central New York, and western Massachusetts reported more than 6 inches of snowfall.
Providence, Rhode Island, had its third biggest snowfall recorded for this end of season when 1.2 inches of snow was measured on April 18. Worcester, Mass., Picked up 5.1 inches, making it the fifth biggest snowfall so late in the season.
Here are the highest snowfall totals of at least 3 inches, by state, as of noon Saturday:
Colorado: 30.3 inches near Jamestown
Connecticut: 5.5 inches in Burlington
Idaho: 6 inches in Montpellier
Illinois: 6.6 inch near Kewanee
Indiana: 4 inches in Auburn
Iowa: 13.5 inches in Bedford
Massachusetts: 6 inches to Goshen
Michigan: 6.2 inches in Litchfield
Missouri: 10 inches in Unionville
Montana: 18 inch near Red Lodge
Nebraska: 9 inches near Ashland
New York: 7 inches to Endicott and Binghamton
Ohio: 5 inches near Pierpont
Pennsylvania: 9 inches at Leonard Harrison State Park
Rhode Island: 5.3 inches in North Foster
Vermont: 3.3 inches near Readsboro
Wyoming: 24 inches (estimated) near Lander
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