While not everybody is happy with the snowstorm going through our area, State Climatologist Justin Glisan says there’s a good reason to welcome it.
Two-thirds of Iowa counties are considered to be abnormally dry or in some stage of drought, with far northwest Iowa the driest of all.
OC……….to expand. :20
Glisan says having snow drifts stick around for a while would be a good thing, because it may help replenish moisture levels.
OC…….that deeper soil. :13
The lack of adequate subsoil moisture is a remarkable turn-around after recording flooding just a couple of years ago in several areas.