Quad Cities Snowfall Totals – December 28, 2021
Only a few days before the start of a brand new year, the Quad Cities, Eastern Iowa, and Western Illinois saw their first "real" snowfall of the year. This storm brought snowfall totals to over 5 inches in parts of Northeast Iowa, but the Quad Cities and surrounding area saw snowfall totals ranging from 3 to 4.5 inches.
Tuesday, December 28th, 2021, a snowstorm that also had rain and a wintry mix impacted Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin giving them their first "real" snowfall of the year. The snow begin Tuesday morning and ended Tuesday in the late afternoon and early evening.
Road conditions throughout the Quad Cities, Eastern Iowa, and Western Illinois quickly deteriorated and became covered in snow as the snowfall was thick, wet, and heavy.
The National Weather Service of the Quad Cities and the Iowa Environmental Mesonet have released a map showing snowfall totals throughout the Quad Cities and surrounding areas.
Holy Cross, IA (northwest of Dubuque, IA) reported seeing the most snow on the ground reporting a snowfall total of 5.1 inches. On the Illinois side, Garden Plain, IL reported the most snowfall in the state reporting 3.8 inches of snow on the ground.
Below is a list of cities and towns in the Quad Cities, I-380 corridor, and surrounding areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Another snowstorm has a high chance of moving through the Quad Cities this weekend.
Another article looking more into this storm will be posted soon.