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Has Waterloo Ever Had Snow in May?
Since 1895, it has only snowed in the month of May a just handful of years in Waterloo, most recently in 2013.
On May 2, 2013, it snowed 1.2” in Waterloo and the next day, a half-inch of snow fell. The high temperature on May 2, 2013, was just 39 and only 36 on May 3, …
What are the Chances that it will Snow in April?
April showers are supposed to bring May Flowers, but what about April SNOW showers? Yeah, it's possible.
Since 1895, there's only been 31 years where is has NOT snowed in the month of April in Waterloo.
However, the NWS Climate Prediction Center says that April will begin with a warm up:
Above-normal t…
March 15th Snowfall Totals
Snow! Snow! Snow!
The record amount of snow to fall on March 15th in Waterloo is 9.5" in 1923. However, the second-most snow to ever fall on March 15th is 2" in 1913. According to the Iowa Environmental Mesonet, Waterloo received 3” of …
When Travel Will be the Worst Today
The National Weather Service in Des Moines says that heavy, wet snow will continue across northern and eastern Iowa through the day. The snow could be mixed with rain/freezing rain this morning making for a tricky morning commute.
Snow rates of over an inch per hour are expected this morning...
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…
BIG WINTER STORM HITTING IOWA NEXT WEEK?
**Updated Friday 3/12 at 5 AM**
Mother Nature can be cruel.
After setting record high temperatures in parts of Iowa on both Tuesday and Wednesday, there’s a chance that the state could get drilled by Winter Weather early next week…seriously...
Snowfall Totals 2/21/21
Sick of snow? Spring begins on March 20th!
SNOW TOTALS from 2/21:
Onawa: 9.5"
Woodbine: 9"
Riceville: 8.3"
Cresco: 8"
Mason City: 6"
Charles City: 5.2"
Ames: 4.5"
Waterloo: 3.5"
Tripoli: 2.4"
Fayette: 2"
So far this month,…
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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Will We Break the Record for Snowiest Winter?
Spring is less than 30 days away. Which means there's still plenty of time for more SNOW.
According to the below chart from the Iowa Environmental Mesonet, Waterloo has accumulated over 43" of snow since October 1, 2020. That's nearly 10" above average, but still 16...

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