In a seemingly endless winter, northern Iowa saw yet another spring-time winter storm affect the area on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. This was preceded Wednesday morning by a Severe Thunderstorm Warning (for quarter size hail) in Butler and Franklin counties, as well as freezing rain and sleet north of the Highway 20 corridor. Snowfall reports generally ranged around eight inches over north central and northeast Iowa, with Stacyville topping the list at 12.8″.
We are continuing to monitor the potential for a winter storm to impact the northern portions of the state beginning from late tonight and continuing through the overnight hours Wednesday. At the surface, a low pressure center currently located over …
After severe weather on Friday and a blizzard on Saturday, mother nature doesn’t appear to be done with Iowa. Yet another winter storm is pegged to impact the area from late Tuesday night through late Wednesday night with moderate snow accumulations, light icing, and blowing snow all possible.
In a historic event for the Upper Midwest, Iowa saw a multitude of weather from Friday, April 13, 2018 to Sunday, April 15, 2018, with severe weather producing hail as large as hen eggs and damaging winds blowing over semis on Friday, to a historic blizzard producing 16″ of snow in the Ruthven area and generalized amounts over 10″ over northwest and north central Iowa during the weekend.
Blizzard conditions possible over northwest Iowa on Saturday
Light-to-moderate snowfall accumulations possible Sunday morning through Monday morning
Another round of snow expected Sunday morning through Monday over the northeastern half of the state; four-to-seven inches possible from north central to east central Iowa
A late spring winter storm impacted the northern tier of Iowa on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, dropping six-to-eight inches of snow over extreme north central to northeast Iowa, the heaviest being eight inches in Ledyard.
Light snow to continue across north Iowa through the evening hours with winds picking up
Heavy snow expected over parts of northern Iowa today