- Blizzard of 2011
Southeast Iowa reactions to the storm
We asked area residents to send in what they think they will remember about the Blizzard of 2011. Here are their comments.
Free snow; you haul
Citizens are maintaining good cheer and their sense of humor during the blizzard cleanup.
Southeast Iowa digs out
Good neighbors helped clear Ottumwa sidewalks after Tuesday and Wednesday's blizzard dumped about 10.5 inches around town.
City’s snow crews focus on recovery
Schools, some businesses and many roads remained closed Wednesday as road crews continued to dig Ottumwa and southeast Iowa out from 12-straight hours of blizzard conditions.
‘How are the roads?’
One of the top winter weather questions has a mixed answer for Ottumwa.
Blizzard blankets heartland
Forecasters say blizzard conditions overnight mean snow totals between 13-21 inches for the Ottumwa area by this morning, so officials recommend drivers go slow today and, if possible, avoid driving completely.
Businesses struggle against storm’s wrath
Some businesses make sure they stay open because bad weather is when their customers need them most.
Southeast Iowa slammed by storm
A huge storm blanketing almost a third of the country has southeast Iowa squarely in its sights. Story includes two reader-submitted photos.
Monster winter storm on its way
Two round of ice and snow are predicted to slam southeast Iowa and much of the Midwest this week. The combination of heavy snow and winds of 25-30 mph will have major impacts.
- Southeast Iowa reactions to the storm