A weak frontal boundary as causing light rain and snowfall across
northern parts of the Ohio Valley through early Saturday afternoon.
Ahead of this front unseasonable warmth overspread the mid-Atlantic
and Northeast with partly to mostly sunny skies. Another area of rain
spread from eastern Kansas through southern Missouri. On the back
side of this storm snow fell over western and southern Kansas. Warm
and tranquil weather blanketed the Southeast. A cold front spread
increasing amounts of rain into the Pacific Northwest during the day.
Dry and warm weather prevailed across the Southwest.
A major storm in 2008 brought snow to the Midwest, strong
thunderstorms to the Southeast and heavy rain and flooding to the
Northeast. Columbus, Ohio, set a 24-hour maximum snowfall record of
15.4 inches. The storm total was 20.4 inches. Memphis, Tenn.,
received 1.4 inches of snow, breaking the daily record of a trace
from 1999. Jackson, Tenn., also had an inch, breaking the record of a
trace from 1996. Trenton, N.J., had a daily rainfall record of 1.49
inches, with a record of 1.47 inches in Philadelphia, Pa. Flooding
occurred along the Neshaminy Creek. Damage occurred in parts of
Virginia from thunderstorm winds.
WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS BY ACCU WEATHER
Severe Weather Incidents Friday...
Multiple roads were flooded countywide in Stanly County, N.C.
Multiple roads were flooded across southern Montgomery County, N.C.
Small stream flooding occurred in Alamance County, N.C.
Multiple roads were flooded in Cabarrus, N.C.
Small stream flooding occurred in Kannapolis, N.C.
Multiple roads were flooded in Anson County, N.C.
Multiple roads were flooded in Durham, N.C.
Some Recent Snowfall Totals (inches) from Colorado and Kansas:
San Isabel, Colo: 19.0
Westcliffe, Colo: 9.8
near Colorado Springs, Colo: 3.0
Divide, Colo: 8.0
Genesee, Colo: 5.8
Garden City, Kan: 6.0
48-Hour Rainfall Totals (inches) ending 8 p.m. EST Saturday.....