After the latest storm system on Monday and Tuesday dumped Southwestern Iowa with over a foot of snow and a four-day total of over 11” in Waterloo (from 1/23-1/26), the snow is starting to add up across the state.

The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities says that the current snow depth in Waterloo stands at 15” and the immediate areas in Black Hawk county are in the 12-14” range.

NWS Quad Cities

The two graphics below show the difference in snow depth between Saturday, January 23 and Wednesday, January 27.

National Operating Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
National Operating Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center

The deepest snow in the entire United States is currently at Lake Tahoe at the Alpine Meadows at just under 288 FEET! 

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