Storm of January 5-6, 2005

 

Low pressure moved through the Ohio Valley and reached Lake Ontario by late afternoon on Thursday, January 6th, and then moved down the St. Lawrence Valley. The storm brought a mixed bag of precipitation to the Albany forecast area with the heaviest snow, sleet and freezing rain from the southern Catskills across the mid Hudson Valley to the southern Berkshires and northwest Connecticut. A list of snowfall totals can be found below the image.

 

Snowfall for Jan 5-6,2005 storm

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
SPOTTER REPORTS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY, NY
510 PM EST THU JAN 6 2005

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL REPORTS FROM THE STORM THAT AFFECTED THE
REGION OVER THE PAST 6 HOURS.  APPRECIATION IS EXTENDED TO HIGHWAY
DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN SPOTTERS AND MEDIA FOR 
THESE REPORTS.  THIS SUMMARY IS ALSO AVAILABLE ON OUR HOME PAGE AT
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/ALBANY



********************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL********************

LOCATION          STORM TOTAL    TIME/DATE    COMMENTS
                     SNOWFALL       OF
                     (INCHES)   MEASUREMENT


CONNECTICUT

...LITCHFIELD COUNTY...
   SHARON                 8.0  1121 AM   1/6   
   NEW HARTFORD           6.4   152 PM   1/6  

MASSACHUSETTS

...BERKSHIRE COUNTY...
   ALFORD                 8.0  1154 AM   1/6   
   LANESBOROUGH           5.0  1217 PM   1/6   

NEW YORK

...ALBANY COUNTY...
   GREEN ISLAND           5.0   449 PM   1/6   
   PRESTON HOLLOW         5.0  1204 PM   1/6   
   WESTERLO               5.0  1213 PM   1/6   
   BERNE                  4.5  1150 AM   1/6      
   COLONIE                4.0   438 PM   1/6   
   ALBANY                 3.5   435 PM   1/6    
   DELMAR                 3.5   449 PM   1/6    
   EAST BERNE             3.0  1154 AM   1/6   

...COLUMBIA COUNTY...
   WEST GHENT             7.0  1157 AM   1/6   
   WEST GHENT             7.0   457 PM   1/6   
   TAGHKANIC              6.0  1146 AM   1/6   
   ANCRAMDALE             5.0  1150 AM   1/6   
   CHATHAM CENTER         5.0   441 PM   1/6   

...DUTCHESS COUNTY...
   RHINEBECK              9.0   259 PM   1/6   
   POUGHKEEPSIE           7.2  1120 AM   1/6  

...FULTON COUNTY...
   CAROGA LAKE            4.0   454 PM   1/6   

...GREENE COUNTY...
   LEXINGTON              7.0  1142 AM   1/6   
   ASHLAND                6.0   133 PM   1/6   
   CATSKILL               6.0   421 PM   1/6    
   CAIRO                  5.5  1230 PM   1/6    

...HAMILTON COUNTY...
   SPECULATOR             2.0   445 PM   1/6   
   WELLS                  2.0   448 PM   1/6   

...HERKIMER COUNTY...
   FAIRFIELD              4.0  1144 AM   1/6    

...MONTGOMERY COUNTY...
   AMSTERDAM              4.0   500 PM   1/6   
   PALATINE BRIDGE        3.0  1159 AM   1/6   
   ST. JOHNSVILLE         3.0   453 PM   1/6   

...RENSSELAER COUNTY...
   BRUNSWICK              3.8   500 PM   1/6
   MELROSE                3.0  1208 PM   1/6   
   SPEIGLETOWN            3.0   453 PM   1/6   

...SARATOGA COUNTY...
   BURNT HILLS            4.0  1154 AM   1/6   
   CHARLTON               4.0   449 PM   1/6   
   GALWAY                 4.0  1152 AM   1/6   
   MECHANICVILLE          4.0   442 PM   1/6   
   MIDDLE GROVE           4.0   125 PM   1/6   
   GANSEVOORT             3.0   432 PM   1/6   
   SARATOGA SPRINGS       3.0  1150 AM   1/6   
   WILTON                 3.0   457 PM   1/6   
   CORINTH                2.0   129 PM   1/6   

...SCHENECTADY COUNTY...
   SCOTIA                 4.0   445 PM   1/6   
   DELANSON               3.0  1107 AM   1/6   
   DUANESBURG             3.0  1157 AM   1/6   

...SCHOHARIE COUNTY...
   WEST CONESVILLE        7.0   452 PM   1/6   
   JEFFERSON              5.0  1130 AM   1/6   

...ULSTER COUNTY...
   WEST SHOKAN           10.0   204 PM   1/6   
   KERHONKSON             8.0   448 PM   1/6   
   KINGSTON               7.0  1207 PM   1/6   
   SAUGERTIES             6.0   130 PM   1/6   

...WARREN COUNTY...
   GLENS FALLS            2.0   249 PM   1/6   
   BOLTON LANDING         1.0  1154 AM   1/6   

...WASHINGTON COUNTY...
   FORT ANN               5.0   449 PM   1/6   
   SALEM                  3.0   424 PM   1/6   
   COSSAYUNA              2.0  1156 AM   1/6   

VERMONT

...BENNINGTON COUNTY...
   SUNDERLAND             2.5   430 PM   1/6    

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