2018 Storm Summaries


Yearly Storm Summary Archives:
2004    2005    2006    2007    2008    2009    2010*
2011*    2012*    2013*    2014*    2015*    2016*    2017*
*The archives from 2010 forward include detailed reviews of selected weather events.

Storm Summary description and criteria

Storm summaries provide both a summary of the winter weather which has occurred, and an WPC general forecast of the storm system over the next 1 to 2 days. Storm summaries serve as a central source for winter storm information which would otherwise have to be gleaned from a number of NWS Forecast Office websites.

Storm summaries are issued for significant large-scale winter storms which:

If two or more separate storm systems are occurring simultaneously, a storm summary is issued for each individually.