Make your own free website on Tripod.com

newlogomofo.jpg

Winter Storm Classifications
Home
Current Regional Conditions
Jer's Winter Weather Outlook Blog
7 Day Forecasts
Severe Alert Maps
Analysis Data
Snowstorm Tracks/Totals/Probabilities
6 - 10 Day Trend
Monthly Outlook
Satellite Data
Radar Data
Observed Precip Data
Current Snow Cover
Frost And Freeze Outlook
Comuter Models
Computer Snowfall Output
Winter Storm Classifications
Historical East Coast Winter Storms

 
Winter Storm Classifications 

Insignifigant Event 
Less than 1/4 of ice or less than 3 inches of snow
 
 Minor Icing Event (1)
-- 1/4 to 1/2 of any form of ice.
 
Major Icing Event (2)
-- More than 1/2 of ice.
 
Light Snow Event (CAT-1)
-- 3 to 5 inches of snow
 
Moderate Snow Event (CAT-2)
-- 6 to 9 inches of snow
 
Heavy Snow Event (CAT-3)
-- 10 to 14 inches of snow
 
Major Snow Event (CAT-4)
-- 15 to 20 inches of snow
 
Historical Snow Event (CAT-5)
-- More than 20 inches of snow