Weekend storm dropped up to 17 inches of snow

Nora Springs found itself digging out from 17 inches of snow over the weekend. Rockford had 16, while Charles City received 14.

The snowstorm that began Friday evening, March 23, and finished Saturday, March 24, blanketed the region with up to 17 inches, according to a National Weather Service. Below are snowfall totals collected by the Weather Service from a variety of sources. Not all the sources are considered official.

Chickasaw County

  • Fredericksburg — 14.0 in
  • New Hampton — 14.0 in
  • Nashua — 13.5
  • Ionia — 12.0 in
  • New Hampton — 11.0 in
  • Alta Vista — 10.0 in
  • North Washington — 9.5 in
  • Little Turkey — 7.5 in

Floyd County

  • Nora Springs —17.0 in
  • Rockford —16.0 in
  • Charles City — 14.0 in

Howard County

  • Elma — 5.6 in
  • Saratoga — 3.5 in
  • Riceville — 3.5 in
  • Cresco — 0.5 in

Mitchell County

  • Osage — 16.0 in
  • St Ansgar — 14.8 in
  • Osage — 12.0 in
  • Carpenter — 10.5 in
  • Riceville — 4.9 in
  • Mcintire — 1.7 in

In Charles City, the 10 inches of snow that fell March 24 is a record for that date, according to preliminary data.

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