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Major April Snowstorm

Duluth, MN

April 17 to 19, 2013

This storm was an extended event that started around 4 PM CDT April 17 and continued into the afternoon on April 19. The vast majority of snow accumulation occurred in 12 hours from 2 PM CDT April 18 to 2 AM CDT April 19. Snow frequently accumulated around 1 inch per hour.

Snow Totals:    DAK 15.7    NWS Duluth 17.7


Radar images from the National Weather Service in Duluth, MN

2:34 PM CDT, April 18, 2013


7:00 PM CDT, April 18, 2013


8:53 PM CDT, April 18, 2013



Surface and upper air maps from the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center

Surface analysis - 7 AM CDT, April 18, 2013


Surface analysis - 7 PM CDT, April 18, 2013


850 mb analysis - 7 AM CDT, April 18, 2013


850 mb analysis - 7 PM CDT, April 18, 2013


500 mb analysis - 7 AM CDT, April 18, 2013


500 mb analysis - 7 PM CDT, April 18, 2013