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January 20 - 21, 2012
Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain


Low pressure tracked northeast through the Tennessee Valley late Friday evening, January 20th, 2012, combining with a low pressure system over the Great Lakes to produce precipitation across the Ohio Valley. Across West Central Ohio and northern portions of Central Ohio, where there was a deep Arctic air mass in place, precipitation mainly fell as snow, with several inches observed. Closer to the Interstate 70 corridor and farther south, warm air aloft worked northward from the southern storm, causing the precipitation to transition to primarily sleet and freezing rain. Numerous reports of 1/4 inch of icing were received across Southwest Ohio and Southeast Indiana, including the Cincinnati metro area. Temperatures in Northern Kentucky and South Central Ohio were the warmest, which combined with light precipitation to only produce a thin glaze of ice. Precipitation pulled out of the region by the early morning hours of January 21st.


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Snow, Sleet and Ice Accumulations (not including subsequent melting or compaction)
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NOTE: Marker locations are approximate and are not accurate to street level

THE FOLLOWING ARE UNOFFICIAL OBSERVATIONS TAKEN DURING THE 
STORM THAT AFFECTED OUR REGION ON JAN. 20-21, 2012.  APPRECIATION IS 
EXTENDED TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...SKYWARN 
SPOTTERS AND MEDIA FOR THESE REPORTS. 

******************STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL/SLEET******************

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


INDIANA

...UNION COUNTY...
   LIBERTY                0.3   833 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER

...WAYNE COUNTY...
   CENTERVILLE            1.0   825 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

OHIO

...ADAMS COUNTY...
   WEST UNION             0.1   533 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...AUGLAIZE COUNTY...
   WAPAKONETA             4.0   616 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...BUTLER COUNTY...
   4 S TRENTON            0.4   756 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   LIBERTY TOWNSHIP       0.4  1250 AM  1/21  PUBLIC
   OXFORD                 0.3   830 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   HAMILTON               0.3  1238 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER

...CHAMPAIGN COUNTY...
   URBANA                 3.5   740 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   2 NE ST. PARIS         2.3   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...CLARK COUNTY...
   1 NNW SPRINGFIELD      1.3   855 AM  1/21  COCORAHS
   SPRINGFIELD            1.0   513 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   NEW CARLISLE           0.5   842 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...CLINTON COUNTY...
   3 S WILMINGTON         1.0   648 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   4 W WILMINGTON         0.4   900 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE
   3 N WILMINGTON         0.4   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   2 SSE WILMINGTON       0.4   700 AM  1/21  OFFICIAL NWS OBS

...DARKE COUNTY...
   W GREENVILLE           3.5   950 AM  1/21  PUBLIC
   VERSAILLES             3.0   800 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   GREENVILLE             3.0   734 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   2 NW BRADFORD          1.2   855 AM  1/21  COCORAHS

...DELAWARE COUNTY...
   DELAWARE               3.0   806 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...FAYETTE COUNTY...
   WASHINGTON CH          0.2   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
   4 N GAHANNA            2.0   703 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   WESTERVILLE            1.0   855 AM  1/21  COCORAHS
   KCMH PORT CBUS APT     1.0   700 AM  1/21  ASOS
   COLUMBUS               0.2  1255 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER

...GREENE COUNTY...
   1 S XENIA              0.5   204 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   FAIRBORN               0.3   900 AM  1/21  PUBLIC

...HARDIN COUNTY...
   KENTON                 4.0   533 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   KENTON VALE            4.0   124 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER

...LICKING COUNTY...
   4 WSW UTICA            2.2   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   5 SSE HEATH            2.0   553 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...LOGAN COUNTY...
   BELLEFONTAINE          4.0   815 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   2 N BELLEFONTAINE      3.3   255 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   1 S BELLEFONTAINE      3.0   855 AM  1/21  PUBLIC
   3 N HUNTSVILLE         2.0   645 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...MADISON COUNTY...
   LONDON                 0.5   140 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...MERCER COUNTY...
   CELINA                 3.5   550 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...MIAMI COUNTY...
   1 NE TROY              2.0   916 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   TROY                   2.0   342 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...MONTGOMERY COUNTY...
   CLAYTON                1.5   629 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   KDAY DAYTON COX APT    0.7   700 AM  1/21  ASOS

...PICKAWAY COUNTY...
   CIRCLEVILLE            1.5   538 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...PREBLE COUNTY...
   2 W WEST ALEXANDRIA    0.5   700 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...SHELBY COUNTY...
   SIDNEY                 4.0   730 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...UNION COUNTY...
   MARYSVILLE             5.5   649 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   RICHWOOD               4.0   410 AM  1/21  PUBLIC

...WARREN COUNTY...
   2 WNW CLARKSVILLE      0.6   817 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE
   MAINEVILLE             0.5   940 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE
   2 SE LEBANON           0.4   855 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE




**********************STORM TOTAL ICE***********************

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


INDIANA

...DEARBORN COUNTY...
   ST. LEON              0.25   853 AM  1/21  LAW ENFORCEMENT

...FAYETTE COUNTY...
   CONNERSVILLE          0.25   828 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   2 NE ALPINE           0.10   830 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...FRANKLIN COUNTY...
   BROOKVILLE            0.25   640 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   BROOKVILLE            0.25   836 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...RIPLEY COUNTY...
   OSGOOD                0.25   840 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...SWITZERLAND COUNTY...
   VEVAY                 0.25   907 AM  1/21  LAW ENFORCEMENT
   ABERDEEN              0.20   900 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...UNION COUNTY...
   LIBERTY               0.12   833 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

KENTUCKY

...BOONE COUNTY...
   FLORENCE              0.25   934 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...BRACKEN COUNTY...
   BROOKSVILLE           0.05   957 AM  1/21  LAW ENFORCEMENT

...CAMPBELL COUNTY...
   ALEXANDRIA            0.10   939 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...CARROLL COUNTY...
   CARROLLTON            0.10   933 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...GALLATIN COUNTY...
   NAPOLEON              0.13   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   WARSAW                0.10   934 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...GRANT COUNTY...
   WILLIAMSTOWN          0.12   945 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...KENTON COUNTY...
   COVINGTON             0.25   938 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   2 SW TAYLOR MILL      0.15   928 AM  1/21  PUBLIC

...LEWIS COUNTY...
   VANCEBURG             0.00  1006 AM  1/21  LAW ENFORCEMENT

...MASON COUNTY...
   WASHINGTON            0.00  1003 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...OWEN COUNTY...
   OWENTON               0.00   942 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...PENDLETON COUNTY...
   FALMOUTH              0.05   953 AM  1/21  LAW ENFORCEMENT

OHIO

...ADAMS COUNTY...
   6 ENE WEST UNION      0.05   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...BROWN COUNTY...
   GEORGETOWN            0.04   848 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...BUTLER COUNTY...
   5 W MASON             0.50   822 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   2 SE FAIRFIELD        0.25  1120 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   OXFORD                0.25   830 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   LIBERTY TOWNSHIP      0.10  1250 AM  1/21  PUBLIC

...CLERMONT COUNTY...
   3 E BATAVIA           0.10   906 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   3 S BATAVIA           0.25  1135 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...CLINTON COUNTY...
   4 W WILMINGTON        0.20   900 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE
   2 SSE WILMINGTON      0.15   700 AM  1/21  OFFICIAL NWS OBS

...FAIRFIELD COUNTY...
   LANCASTER             0.25  1010 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...FAYETTE COUNTY...
   WASHINGTON C H        0.10  1230 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER

...GREENE COUNTY...
   XENIA                 0.13  1200 PM  1/21  PUBLIC
   
...HAMILTON COUNTY...
   1 NE DOWNTOWN CINCI   0.25   840 AM  1/21  BROADCAST MEDIA
   4 SE CLEVES           0.25   745 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER
   CHEVIOT               0.20   800 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER
   9 NW CINCINNATI       0.20   730 AM  1/21  COCORAHS

...HIGHLAND COUNTY...
   HILLSBORO             0.25   900 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...HOCKING COUNTY...
   LOGAN                 0.25  1000 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS
   LAURELVILLE           0.25   700 AM  1/21  CO-OP OBSERVER

...MIAMI COUNTY...
   TIPP CITY             0.10   855 AM  1/21  TRAINED SPOTTER

...PIKE COUNTY...
   PIKETON               0.10  1012 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...ROSS COUNTY...
   CHILLICOTHE           0.25   952 AM  1/21  DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

...SCIOTO COUNTY...
   ROSEMOUNT             0.20   700 AM  1/21  COCORAHS
   PORTSMOUTH            0.10   958 AM  1/21  EMERGENCY MNGR

...WARREN COUNTY...
   2 WNW CLARKSVILLE     0.15   817 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE
   MAINEVILLE            0.10   940 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE
   2 SE LEBANON          0.10   855 AM  1/21  NWS EMPLOYEE



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