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Iowa City IA
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9 Apr 2013
40 years ago, an epic blizzard impacted Iowa and portions of adjacent states. Up to 20 inches of snow and 50 mph winds created giant drifts and closed roads, businesses, and schools for days. The snow had a very high water content and is estimated to have weighed 50 pounds per cubic foot! (normal is 5-10 pounds)
I was 3 at the time and remember a giant drift that went up and over the 2-story apartment building I was living in.
A good article from the iowawx website:
Blizzard of 1973
Here's an article with some photos:
Red Power Magazine (tractors)
An analysis from the Disaster Research Center at Ohio State:
Farmers talking about it here:
New Ag Talk forums
16 Feb 2013
Yes! Finally I'm an F5 Superstorm. Only took 7 years.
17 Dec 2012
Before all you '08ers joined..
30 Nov 2012
Find and post a link to the old threads! Please do not post in the old threads.
Here's my first:
28 Aug 2014 - 0:31
15 Jun 2014 - 0:15
20 Dec 2013 - 0:08
16 Dec 2013 - 21:27
25 Nov 2013 - 20:25
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