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On this day in Iowa weather history...

1898: A heavy snow storm struck about the southeastern third of Iowa with Clinton measuring 10.0 inches of snow and winds peaking at 25 to 30 mph, while in the south Lamoni noted it as "the worst storm in many years" with trains blockaded until the next day. At Leon Main Street was drifted 4 to 6 feet deep and most houses had to be dug out of the snow.

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