Winter Storm Database | Event Details

Snow, Ice Storm
Started: January 25, 1987 at 5 pm EST
Ended: January 26, 1987 at 12 am EST
The third winter storm of the month caused heavy snow across the northern parts of the mountains, foothills, and piedmont. In the Northeast Piedmont and Northern Coastal Plain, most of the precipitation fell as sleet and freezing rain. This caused some damage to power lines, and minor structural damage. Snowfall amounts were mostly 5 to 7 inches, but reached 10 inches in isolated spots.
Injuriesnot availableDeathsnot available
Property Damage$5,000 to $50,000Crop Damagenot available
Atmospheric MapsLarge-scale maps of 500 mb Heights, Jet Stream Winds, and Sea Level Pressure from this event
Event Analysis from the National Weather Service in Raleigh
Weather Station Data

Freezing Rain