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Iowa’s All-Time Coldest Wind Chill
The wind chill temperature is a “feels like” temperature. It is how cold people and animals feel when outside.
According to the National Weather Service: As the wind increases, it draws heat from the body, driving down skin temperature and eventually the internal body temp…
SNOWFALL TOTALS – February 4th
As the blizzard blew through the state on Thursday, the storm system dropped a handful of inches of snow along with it, leading to big drifts and hazardous travel conditions.
Unofficial snowfall totals as reported by the Iowa State Mesonet:
Marion 6"
Cedar Rapids 5...
How Often are Blizzard Warnings Issued in Iowa?
A Blizzard is defined as: Blowing and/or falling snow with winds of at least 35 mph, reducing visibilities to a quarter of a mile or less for at least three hours.
But how often are these issued within the state of Iowa?
The Iowa Environmental Mesonet has created a graph (below) sh…

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