The 4th Storm of the Winter of 2006-2007
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Obs. Num. Time of Observation March
7   2007
Total Frozen Precip. Inches Total Melted Precip. Inches Temp. F Remarks for the Time Period
   0     0656 hrs.    0.0   0.00  26.4   Very fine and very light snowflurries started at 0656.
   1      0800 hrs.   0.1  0.01  24.3  The lawn is starting to get white and the temperature has dropped because of evaporative cooling. Snow is currently in the basic form of broken and irregular particles showing light riming and rarely seen single crystals.
   2      0900 hrs.   0.1  0.01   24.5   The snowfall rate had dropped to the snow flurry criteria by 0910 and then almost stopped by 0930. Looking at radar the mountains of West Virginia are taking most of the moisture out of the clipper system. It now looks like the Annandale area will get less than one half an inch. Currently only very light flurry activity.
   3      1400 hrs.   0.9   0.04   28.3  The snow started here again as a flurry around 1220 and became a light snow by 1240 the rate increased to moderate at times until 1355. The lawn is now white but the snow is not sticking on the street yet.
   4      1500 hrs.    1.3  0.06  28.6  Light snow with a couple periods of moderate snow during this past hour.
   5      1600 hrs.   1.8  0.09  28.8   The streets are snow covered where they were in shadows yesterday and are still clear where the sun hit them yesterday. Snow was light to moderate this past hour and fell at a fairly constant rate.
   6      1700 hrs.    2.4   0.11  28.6  Moderate snow occurring for most of the past hour. By the way it is a warm 67 F in Roanoke , Virginia.
   7      1800 hrs.   2.7  0.14  28.0   Snow is sticking to Hemlocks, shrubs, and other trees and is becoming very scenic. It is 62 F now in Lynchburg this hour and 67 F in Roanoke. The snowfall ended here at 1750 and the snow band is now to our south. This will be the last observation for this storm.