Major April Snowstorm

Duluth, MN

April 17 to 19, 2013



This storm was an extended event that started 4 PM April 17th and continued into the afternoon April 19th. The core of the storm and vast majority of snow accumulation occurred in 12 hours from 2 PM April 18th to 2 AM April 19th.


Storm Highlights

Snowfall rates frequently around 1 inch per hour

Speckles of 35 dBZ (yellow) reflectvities on NWS Duluth radar

Snow Totals:    DAK 15.7    NWS Duluth 17.7


Radar Images from National Weather Service Duluth, MN








Surface and Upper Air Maps from the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center