Favorite Storms


The following list of summaries documents recent snowstorms that I consider to be the most significant. I made my choices based on high snow totals, high snowfall rates, occurrence of thunder, time of year, and features that may be unusual or unique.


April 13 to 16, 2018 - Orographic and Lake Enhanced Snow, Duluth, MN (and Much of MN and WI)

October 26 to 27, 2017 - Heavy Wet Early Season Snow, Duluth, MN

March 12 to 13, 2017 - Burst of Heavy Lake Effect Snow, Twin Ports, MN and WI

February 20 to 21, 2014 - Heavy Snow with Thunder, Duluth, MN

December 2 to 5, 2013 - Orographically Enhanced and Lake Enhanced Snowstorm, Duluth, MN

April, 2013 - Snowiest Month On Record for Duluth, MN

April 22 to 23, 2013 - Intense Frontogenetically Enhanced Snow, Duluth, MN

April 17 to 19, 2013 - Major April Snowstorm, Duluth, MN

April 11 to 13, 2013 - Heavy Snow and Thundersnow, Duluth, MN

March 2 to 4, 2012 - Lake Effect / Lake Vortex Enhanced Snow, Duluth, MN

November 13, 2010 - Thundersnow, Duluth, MN

January 23 to 26, 2010 - Standing Wave Enhanced Snowstorm, Duluth, MN

December 24 to 26, 2009 - Orographic Blizzard, Duluth, MN

April 10 to 12, 2008 - Blizzard with Cloud-to-ground Lightning, Duluth, MN

December 4, 2007 - Heavy Lake Effect Snow, Duluth, MN

March 1 to 2, 2007 - Blizzard with Thunder (or Thunderblizzard), Duluth, MN

January 25 to 27, 2004 - Long Duration Lake Enhanced Snowstorm, Duluth, MN