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Storm Overview

A developing storm system brought widespread light to moderate snow to all of eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois and northeast Missouri on Nov 10-11, 2019. Snow began on the evening of November 10th, and lasted through midday of November 11th before coming to an end by the mid-afternoon.

Snowfall totals were mixed across the region, with areas along and north of I-80 in Iowa and Illinois seeing amounts around 4-6 inches. Amounts decreased to the south, with totals of one inch around Burlington, Fort Madison and Keokuk.

This was the snowiest Veteran's Day on record for Moline IL and Dubuque IA, surpassing previous highs set back in 1921 and 2013! See below for additional details.


Official National Weather Service Observations

Moline: 3.5" (Snowiest Veteran's Day, new amount of 3.5" surpasses 2.4" measured back in 1921)

Davenport: 2.8"

Dubuque: 4.4" (Snowiest Veteran's Day, new amount of 3.3" surpasses 1.4" measured back in 1921 and 2013) 


***Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Burlington do not measure snow as part of their climate records. Please see the Snowfall Amounts and Storm Reports sections for reported snow amounts in these locations.***

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