Winter Storm Decima

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PublishedDecember 19, 2016

Winter Storm Decima brought snow and ice from the Northwest to the Rockies, Plains, Midwest, and East from 12/14 – 12/18.

Although the storm did not directly affect any Post Offices, it may still impact delivery to these areas. Anticipation is a 12 – 48-hour delay for inbound shipments and shipments passing through these areas. 

Regions Impacted

West – Began 12/14

- California: Kirkwood: 18 inches; Squaw Valley: 6 inches
- Colorado: Skyway: 33 inches; Mount Crested Butte: 23.5 inches; Breckenridge: 16.2 inches
- Idaho: Ketchum: 35.4 inches; Mackay: 29.9 inches; Galena: 14.0 inches; Salmon: 7 inches
- Montana: West Yellowstone: 33.6 inches; Big Timber: 19 inches; 13 inches near Stevensville; 11 inches in Billings
- Nevada: Near Kings River Valley: 9 inches
- New Mexico: Canon Plaza: 16 inches; Arroyo Seco: 14 inches
- Oregon: Near La Pine: 21 inches; Bend: 17 inches; Salem: up to 5 inches; Portland (NWS office): 2.3 inches
- Utah: Brighton Crest: 33.0 inches; Garden City: 20.8 inches; Powder Mountain: 9.0 inches
- Washington: Goldendale: up to 7 inches; Walla Walla: up to 5 inches; Yakima: 3 inches
- Wyoming: Driggs: 24.3 inches: Blind Bull Summit: 20 inches; Torington: 12 inches
- Springfield, Oregon: 0.88 inches of ice
- Eugene, Oregon: 0.80 inches of ice

Midwest Region – Began 12/15
Below are some of the top snow and ice reports from Decima in the Plains and Midwest.
- Illinois: Near Nora: 4.6 inches
- Indiana: Jimtown: 3 inches, Indianapolis
- Iowa: Ringsted: 9.0 inches; Lester: 7.3 inches; Superior: 7.0 inches
- Michigan: Near Negaunee: 14 inches
- Minnesota: Jackson: 10.0 inches
- Missouri: Trenton: 4.3 inches
- Nebraska: Harrison: 9.0 inches
- Ohio: Orwell: 6.0 inches
- Oklahoma: Beaver: 1.5 inches
- South Dakota: Murdo: 10.0 inches
- Wisconsin: Sturgeon Bay: 13.0 inches; Milwaukee: 7.2 inches
- Wakeman, Ohio: 0.50 inches of ice
- Alpine, Indiana: 0.12 inches of ice
- Emporia, Kansas: 0.06 inches of ice
- Light ice accumulations were reported across central Missouri.
East – Began 12/17

- Connecticut: Winsted: 8.3 inches; Norfolk: 8.0 inches; Weatogue: 7.3 inches
- Maine: South Paris: 8 inches; Bangor: 6.0 inches
- Massachusetts: Plainfield: 8.2 inches; Hardwick: 8.0 inches; Southwick: 7.8 inches; Boston (Logan): 4.3 inches
- New Hampshire: Waterville Valley: 9 inches; Peterborough: 7.0 inches; Nashua: 6.0 inches
- New Jersey: Montague: 5.0 inches; Middletown: 0.10 inches of ice
- New York: Cheektowaga: 8 inches; NYC – Central Park: 2.8 inches; New York City: 0.08 inches of ice
- Pennsylvania: Leonard Harrison: 3.5 inches; Hidden Valley: 0.40 inches of ice; Moon Township: 0.30 inches of ice
- Rhode Island: Burrilville: 5.0 inches
- Vermont: Harmonyville: 6.5 inches
- Virginia: Ashburn: 0.13 inches of ice; Dulles International Airport: 0.10 inches of ice
- Hedgesville, West Virginia: 0.30 inches of ice
- Rocky Mount-Wilson Airport, North Carolina: 0.03 inches of ice

Information courtesy of weather.com