|Here is a cursory summary of the snow that fell. The snow was heavy and wet and resulted in a lot of tree and power line damage across Iowa.
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
Below is the 1km satellite image showing the extent of the snow.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
934 PM CDT SUN OCT 26 1997
...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS THROUGH 9 PM...
FROM ACROSS THE AREA - AMOUNT (INCHES)
* JO DAVIESS COUNTY 2
* STEPHENSON COUNTY 1
* CARROLL COUNTY 1
* CLINTON COUNTY 2
* CEDAR COUNTY 3
* MUSCATINE COUNTY 3
* MERCER COUNTY 3-4
* SCOTT COUNTY 3
* ROCK ISLAND COUNTY 1/2
* HENRY COUNTY 4-5
* BUREAU COUNTY 4
* WHITESIDE COUNTY 1
THE SNOW WAS QUITE VARIABLE DUE TO THE BANDED NATURE OF THE
THANKS TO THE MANY SPOTTERS... ROAD CREWS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES
THAT PROVIDE US WITH THE LATEST SNOWFALL TALLY.