It’s probably doesn’t come as a surprise, but April is the windiest month in Iowa.
I'm sure you've uttered the phrase "If it weren't for the wind..."
So far this month in Waterloo, April 1st was the calmest day of the month --- which is usually the windiest day of the entire year in Waterloo, according to weatherspark...
In 1973, the worst April blizzard on record in Iowa pounded the state for three days, from April 8-10. (photos and videos below)
Snow began in Iowa on the 8th coupled with wind gusts of 65 mph. Livestock and turkey losses approximated $20 million...
April showers are supposed to bring May Flowers, but what about April SNOW showers? Yeah, it's possible.
Since 1895, there's only been 31 years where is has NOT snowed in the month of April in Waterloo.
However, the NWS Climate Prediction Center says that April will begin with a warm up:
Above-normal temperatures and below-normal precipitation are generally favored across the Lower 48 states durin