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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREEN BAY WI
1242 PM CDT MON APR 16 2018

...HISTORIC SNOWSTORM SET MANY SNOWFALL AND PRECIPITATION
RECORDS AT GREEN BAY...

HERE IS THE FINAL SNOWFALL TOTAL FROM THE STORM. THE ONCE IN
A LIFETIME SNOWSTORM OVER THE WEEKEND SET MANY SNOWFALL AND
PRECIPITATION RECORDS AT GREEN BAY. IT IS STILL SNOWING THIS
MORNING, SO THE SNOWFALL AND PRECIPITATION TOTALS FROM THE
STORM ARE EXPECTED TO GO UP SLIGHTLY LATER TODAY.

THE STORM BROUGHT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS TO NORTHEAST WISCONSIN,
MADE ROADS IMPASSABLE THROUGHOUT THE REGION, CAUSED SPORADIC
POWER OUTAGES, WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 50 MPH WERE REPORTED AND
PRODUCED WAVES OF 10 TO 16 FEET WAVES ON LAKE MICHIGAN. MANY
BUSINESSES WERE CLOSED FOR A FEW DAYS DUE TO THE STORM.

MINOR FLOODING WAS NOTED AT THE MOUTH OF THE FOX RIVER IN
GREEN BAY. HIGH WAVES ON LAKE MICHIGAN PRODUCED SOME DAMAGE
TO THE RAMP LEADING TO THE SS BADGER IN MANITOWOC.

HERE IS A LIST OF RECORDS THAT OCCURRED OR ARE STILL ONGOING.
MORE RAIN AND SNOW IS IN THE FORECAST THIS WEEK.

                    DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS

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           DAILY PRECIPITATION  OLD PRECIPITATION
             RECORD (INCHES)     RECORD (INCHES)     YEAR(S)
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APRIL 13        1.53                 1.20             1952
APRIL 14        1.18                 0.99             1987


                      DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS

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            DAILY SNOWFALL      OLD SNOWFALL
            RECORD (INCHES)   RECORD (INCHES)        YEAR(S)
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APRIL 13         2.5                1.4               1934
APRIL 14        11.0                6.2               1928
APRIL 15        10.2               10.0               1904



                    DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS
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           DAILY RECORD    NEW RECORD   OLD RECORD   YEAR(S)
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APRIL 15  RECORD LOW MAX      28   TIED     28        1935


THE WEEKEND SNOWSTORM CRUSHED THE PREVIOUS ALL-TIME APRIL SNOWSTORM
ON RECORD. THE TOP FIVE APRIL SNOWSTORMS ON RECORD AT GREEN BAY.


                    LARGEST APRIL SNOWSTORMS

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              SNOWFALL
   RANK       (INCHES)          DATE(S)               YEAR(S)
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     1          24.2          APRIL 13-16             2018
     2          11.0          APRIL 04-05             1977
     3          10.3          APRIL 14-15             1904
     4          10.2          APRIL 01-02             1929
     5          10.1          APRIL 19-20             2011


THE WEEKEND SNOWSTORM WILL END UP AS THE 2ND LARGEST SNOWSTORM
ON RECORD AT GREEN BAY. ONLY THE SNOWSTORM ON MARCH 1-2, 1888
RECORDED MORE SNOW WITH 29.0 INCHES.


                       LARGEST SNOWSTORMS ON RECORD
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               SNOWFALL
   RANK        (INCHES)         DATE(S)              YEAR(S)
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     1           29.0         MARCH 01-02             1888
     2           24.2         APRIL 13-16             2018
     3           23.1         JANUARY 8-9             1889
     4           17.8         MARCH 22-23             2011
     5           17.5         MARCH 13-14             1997
     6           16.8         FEBRUARY 27-28          1890


AS OF MARCH 31ST OF THIS YEAR, THE SEASONAL SNOWFALL TOTAL WAS
31.4 INCHES WHICH WAS WELL BELOW NORMAL UP TO THAT DATE. AS OF
7 AM THIS MORNING, 36.7 INCHES OF SNOW HAS FALLEN IN APRIL. THE
MONTH OF APRIL ACCOUNTED FOR 54% OF THIS WINTER`S SNOWFALL TOTAL.

THE WEEKEND SNOWSTORM ALONE OBLITERATED THE PREVIOUS APRIL MONTHLY
SNOWFALL RECORD. AS OF 7 AM THIS MORNING, THE MONTHLY TOTAL STANDS
AT 36.7 INCHES FOR APRIL AND IS STILL SNOWING THIS MORNING. SOME
SNOW IS IN THE FORECAST DURING THE MIDDLE OF THIS WEEK.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP FIVE SNOWIEST APRILS ON RECORD.


                    SNOWIEST APRILS ON RECORD
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   RANK               SNOWFALL (INCHES)               YEAR(S)
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     1                   36.7 **                      2018
     2                   15.1                         1907
     3                   12.7                         1910
     4                   12.5                         1923
     5                   12.2                         1929

NOTE: SNOWFALL TOTAL THROUGH 7 AM ON THE 16TH.

PRECIPITATION TOTALS OVER THE WEEKEND WERE FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS
CENTRAL INTO NORTHEAST WISCONSIN WITH SLIGHTLY LOWER AMOUNTS ACROSS
THE FAR NORTH. THE COMBINATION OF THE RAIN AND HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH
SNOW MELT WILL LEAD TO A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN THE RISK OF RIVER
FLOODING FOR THE REMAINDER OF APRIL.

HERE IS A LIST OF THE TOP TEN WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD. THERE ARE
STILL TWO WEEKS TOO GO FOR THE MONTH!


                           WETTEST APRILS ON RECORD
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   RANK             PRECIPITATION (INCHES)            YEAR(S)
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     1                   6.47                         1929
     2                   6.24                         2011
     3                   5.91                         1994
     4                   5.52                         1953
     5                   5.48                         1896
     6                   4.90                         1910
     7                   4.85 **                      2018
     8                   4.84                         1968

** NOTE: PRECIPITATION TOTAL FOR THE MONTH THROUGH 7 AM ON
THE 16TH.

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ECKBERG



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