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JANUARY WEATHER WAS ANYTHING BUT TYPICAL THIS YEAR

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JANUARY IS USUALLY THE COLDEST AND DRIEST MONTH OF THE YEAR, BUT STATE CLIMATOLOGIST JUSTIN GLISAN (GLISS-EN) SAYS THE NUMBERS WENT AGAINST THE AVERAGES THIS YEAR.

ABO1 OC….ON RECORD :06

JANUARY ALSO SAW MORE RAIN AND SNOW THAN NORMAL.

ABO2 OC….ON RECORD :13

HE SAYS HALF THE STATE SAW MORE SNOWFALL THAN NORMAL.

ABO3 OC….THE STATE :17

THE SEVERE WEATHER IN JANUARY WAS NOT LIMITED TO SNOW AND BLIZZARDS, AS TWO TORNADOES TOUCHED DOWN IN EASTERN IOWA.

ABO4 OC….CATASTROPHIC :10

THE TORNADOES WERE RARE AND RECORD-BREAKING.

ABO5 OC….AND IOWA :23

GLISAN SAYS THE EARLY SHORT-TERM OUTLOOK FOR FEBRUARY IS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND WETTER.