It’s been rain and severe weather across the state of Iowa over the last week, but that wasn’t the case in 1956. Parts of the state were dealing with a snowstorm that dumped heavy snow. Here is the surface weather map from April 29, 1956. You can see the low pressure in Missouri, with northwest Iowa being on that northwest side of the storm.
This is the latest date more than 10″ of snow has fallen in the state of Iowa.
This post was written by Kyle Kiel on April 29, 2016