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  • Morning Snow Again

    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday:46 Precip:Trace Average High Today:36 Record High Today:68 (1954) Low:-14 (1936) Sunrise:7:11 Sunset:5:47

    U.S. High Temperature for Thursday
    , February 13, 2014
    (as received by 1 am EST February 14)
    91 at Elsinore, CA

    Low Temperature for Thursday, February 13, 2014
    (as received by 1 am EST February 14)
    -14 at Oakes, ND

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1990 – Valentine’s Day was a snowy one for many parts of the western and central U.S. Five to ten inches of snow fell across Iowa, and 6 to 12 inches of snow blanketed northern Illinois, and strong northeasterly winds accompanied the heavy snow. Air traffic came to a halt during the evening at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, where 9.7 inches of snow was reported. More than 250 traffic accidents were reported around Des Moines IA during the evening rush hour. Storm total snowfall amounts included 5.2 inches at Des Moines, 6.2 inches at Iowa City, 7.0 inches at Bloomfield and Dubuque, and 7.5 inches at Fairfield, Maquoketa, and Muscatine.

    Your KCWI-23HD Great Day 7-Day Forecast:

    Today: Morning snow with 1-2″ possible. Partly cloudy later… 20. North winds 10-15mph.

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy… 7. NW winds 5-10.

    Saturday: Light snow possible in roughly the 9am – 3pm timeframe. 1″ or less of accumulation… 32. S winds 5-15.

    Sunday: Partly cloudy… 31.

    Monday: A morning mix may head to a slippery commute… warmer thereafter… 41.

    Tuesday: Partly cloudy… 45.

    Wednesday: Partly cloudy… 51.

    Thursday: A chance of rain and perhaps a thunderstorm… 52.

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