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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
124 PM EST Tue Feb 16 2021

…SUMMARY OF THE FEBRUARY 15-16, 2021 SNOWSTORM AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE…

The recent winter storm dropped a deep, rather fluffy snow over central Indiana from two
waves…the first wave brought light accumulations pre-dawn on 2/15…before the second waves significant accumulations from daytime on 2/15 through early on 2/16.

I. Greatest Storm Total Snowfall Reports, By County:
Location County Snowfall Source

Franklin WWTPlant Johnson 11.8 in COOP
Frankfort 4.9 NNE Clinton 11.0 in CoCoRaHS
Modoc Randolph 11.0 in CoCoRaHS
Lafayette 6 S Tippecanoe 11.0 in COOP
Crawfordsville 6 SE Montgomery 10.7 in COOP
Eagle Crk Rsvr 3NE Marion 10.6 in CoCoRAHS
Flora Carroll 10.5 in CoCoRAHS/HAM
Springport 3.5 NE Delaware 10.5 in CoCoRAHS/HAM
Lake Santee 1 NW Decatur 10.3 in Public
Yorktown 1.2 NNW Delaware 10.0 in CoCoRAHS/HAM
Covington Fountain 10.0 in Emergency Mngr
Oaktown Knox 10.0 in Public
Carmel 1.5 W Hamilton 10.0 in CoCoRAHS
Greenwood Johnson 10.0 in CoCoRAHS
Mccordsville 1 WSW Marion 10.0 in Public
Warren Park 1 SSE Marion 10.0 in CoCoRaHS
Spencer Owen 10.0 in COOP
Fairland 0.9 SSW Shelby 10.0 in CoCoRAHS/HAM
Graysville 5 WNW Sullivan 10.0 in COOP
State Line City 3 E Warren 10.0 in Public

II. Selected Sites Storm Total Snowfall:
Location County Snowfall Source

Muncie 1.2 SE Delaware 10.0 in CoCoRaHS
Morristown 3.8 ENE Shelby-Rush 9.5 in CoCoRaHS
Terre Haute 6.5 N Vigo 9.1 in CoCoRaHS
Lafayette 2.2 S Tippecanoe 9.0 in CoCoRaHS
Bloomington 6.5 WNW Monroe 8.7 in CoCoRaHS
Indianapolis 2.8 S Marion 8.6 in CoCoRaHS
Indianapolis 8 WSW Marion 8.1 in NWS Office**

III. 11 Greatest Indianapolis Area *February* 2-Day Snowstorms (Since 1872): 1) 2/16-17/1910 16.1
2) 2/24-25/1965 12.5
3) 2/27-28/1984 12.2
4) 2/21-22/1912 10.3
5) 2/25-26/1979 8.3
T6) 2/15-16/2021 8.1**
T6) 2/13-14/2007 8.1
8) 2/22-23/1914 7.9
T9) 2/04-05/2014 7.4
T9) 2/25-26/1993 7.4
T9) 2/25-26/1939 7.4

IV. Chronicle Of The 20 Indianapolis Area 8+ Snowstorms (2-Day) Since 1970: 2/15-16/2021 8.1**
3/24-25/2018 10.2
1/05-06/2014 11.4
3/24-25/2013 9.1
1/27-28/2009 12.3
2/13-14/2007 8.1
12/22-23/2004 10.1
3/11-12/2000 8.1
1/01-02/1999 9.6
3/19-20/1996 11.8
12/19-20/1995 8.0
10/19-20/1989 9.1
2/27-28/1984 12.2
1/30-31/1982 8.1
2/25-26/1979 8.3
1/25-26/1978 15.2
12/05-06/1977 9.6
1/09-10/1977 8.0
12/30-31/1973 11.4
12/19-20/1973 12.6

$$

IND Climate Team
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