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How Much Snow Will We Get?
Ah yes, snow in March. Fun stuff, right? The record amount of snow to fall on March 15th in Waterloo is 9.5." That record was set in 1923 and I think it's safe that record will hold.
However, it's quite likely that after this storm system rolls through, it will be the sec…
USA has Most Snow Coverage Since Records Began
The amount of snow encompassing the United States this week is wild. As Iowans, we are accustomed to dealing with deep drifts and bitter cold every winter. But other parts of the nation are not. As of 2/16, 73% of the country had snow on the ground...
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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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