April 7

TodayinWeatherHistoryFrom NWS
2001
: An intense low pressure system produced strong winds across Iowa with most of the state reporting wind gusts in excess of 50 mph and an 82 mph gust recorded at Storm Lake.

2000: A snow storm produced accumulations across most of Iowa with only about the southwestern quarter of the state escaping the snow. Reported snowfall amounts included 1.7 inches at Des Moines, 5.2 inches at Mason City, 8.0 inches at Algona and Emmetsburg, 11.0 inches at Estherville, and 13.2 inches at Sibley.

This Day in National/World Weather History …
 7 April 1857 → A late season freeze brought snow to every state in the Union. Even as far south as Houston, TX the mercury dropped to 21 degrees.
 7 April 1987 → International Falls, MN, with a record warm afternoon high of 71 degrees, was warmer than Miami, where the high was a record cool 66 degrees.
 7 April 1990 → A dozen cities from Kansas to Indiana and Alabama reported record low temperatures as a cold dome of high pressure settled into the region. Jackson, MS fell all the way to 31 degrees.
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This post was written by Schnack on April 7, 2013

24 Hours Rain Totals

7 AM Saturday to 7 AM Sunday

Location County Rain
Waterloo Black Hawk T
Dubuque Dubuque 0.12
Cedar Rapids Linn 0.09
Iowa City Johnson 0.07
Anamosa 3SSW, IA Jones 0.03
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE Black Hawk 0.01
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Linn 0.02
Central City 6.7 W Linn T
CHARLES CITY, IA Floyd 0.05
CLUTIER, IA Tama T
COGGON, IA Linn 0.01
CRESCO 1NE, IA Howard 0.16
Decorah 7.9 ENE Winneshiek 0.12
Dubuque #3, IA Dubuque 0.09
ELKADER 6SSW, IA Clayton 0.03
ELMA, IA Howard 0.11
Ely 0.5 SE Linn 0.04
FAYETTE, IA Fayette 0.04
FULTON, IA Jackson 0.03
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA Clayton 0.16
HAMPTON, IA Franklin 0.06
IONIA 2W, IA Chickasaw 0.07
IOWA FALLS, IA Hardin 0.03
Latimer 1.9 NE Franklin 0.06
LOWDEN, IA Cedar 0.05
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA Jackson 0.05
Marion 1.2 NE Linn 0.07
Monona WWTP, IA Clayton 0.06
Monticello, IA Jones 0.02
NASHUA 2SW, IA Floyd 0.12
New Hampton 0.4 SW Chickasaw 0.10
OSAGE , IA Mitchell 0.11
Solon 0.3 ESE Johnson 0.04
ST ANSGAR, IA Mitchell 0.14
STANLEY 4 W, IA Buchanan 0.05
STRAWBERRY POINT, IA Clayton 0.11
TOLEDO 3 N, IA Tama T
TRIPOLI, IA Bremer 0.05
VOLGA 1NE, IA Clayton 0.03
WASHINGTON, IA Washington 0.04
Waterloo 1.8 SSE Black Hawk T
Waucoma 3.2 S Fayette 0.09
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA Iowa 0.02
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This post was written by Schnack on April 7, 2013