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The Latest Date Waterloo Received First INCH of Snow…was in FEBRUARY?
This is hard to believe, but in the winter of 1944, the city of Waterloo didn’t receive its first inch of snow from a single winter weather event until February 10. (According to data from the Iowa Environmental Mesonet) That is the only time in the history of Waterloo (dating back to the 1890s) that the first inch of snow didn’t fall until February. Sev...
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 temperatures and below-normal precipitation are generally favored across the Lower 48 states durin
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 snow on Monday...
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 second-most snow to ever fall on March 15th as that amount currently sits at just 2" in 1913...

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