For each ski resort you will find the essential information from its snow report: snow depths, open slopes and lifts, date of the last snowfall, today's weather. Iowa Snow Forecast: Iowa 24 hr New Snow Accumulation Analysis U.S. Snow Depth: Iowa current weather SELECT BOX e.g. US Dept of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service Caribou, ME 810 Main Street Caribou, ME 04736 207-492-0182 (person), 207-492-0170 (recording) i live in iowa, so id say im a pretty good source of info. In Ames, 4.5 inches of snow disrupted classes at Iowa State and caught many students and professors by surprise. in the winter we can get alot of snow and it can get cold. The Old Farmer's Almanac's extended forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations and weddings to gardening, hiking, and other outdoor activities. 58 people in the Midwest died as a result of the storm. The table below shows the snow cover in Iowa. Click here to see all open ski resorts in North America. On the morning of the 27 th temperatures plummeted, with the aid of the fresh snow pack on the ground, bottoming out at 9 F at Atlantic and Guthrie Center which was the coldest Iowa temperature recorded so early in the season since 1972. Flickr / Alex Hanson. This was the first snowfall of the 2019-2020 winter season, even though it's technically still fall! 52402 snow. Just outside the top 10. Where does Iowa rank? Iowa's average annual snowfall of 30.4 inches indicates that it is less snowy than most states in the United States. Situated between Arkansas to its south and Iowa to its north, Missouri covers a land area of approximately 70,000 square miles. December is the snowiest month in Iowa with 7.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. It's one of the worst blizzards on record. This was the most significant heavy snow so early in the season in Iowa since the storm of October 16-17, 1898. Des Moines, Iowa: Had two separate snows on May 3 and May 15 in 1907; snowed again 10 years later May 3, 1917. we basically get both extremes in temperature. During the Super Bowl Blizzard of 1975, the entire Midwest suffered when an intense storm system dropped two feet of snow. Iowa Snow Depth Analysis (updated hourly) U.S. North western Iowa was hit hard. this summer was pretty cool compared to others, and the winter wasnt too cold. 5. About 11th-ranked Iowa, Alexander wrote: "Every year in the winter, we inexplicably traverse by car from Chicago to Iowa to watch an Iowa … in summer it can reach up to more than 100. but lately things seem to be getting less extreme. Snow Depth: SELECT BOX EXAMPLES for LOCAL WEATHER: additional OPTIONS: City, ST-or- ZIP code-or- ST radar-or- snow … Kansas City: Only one measurable snow … we get some pretty wicked storms though. It's estimated that over 100,000 farm animals died in the Midwest during the 4-day blizzard. See long range weather forecasts for the next 60 days for the Heartland Region.