The National Weather Service says more snow could be on the way later this week to add to what’s already record or near-record snowfall. Meteorologist Dan Ferry says the Quad Cities have already hit one record for the month.As of yesterday, they hit twenty-three-point-two inches of snow, breaking the December snowfall record set in 1887. Ferry says another record is just inches away.Just three more inches of snow will give them the snowiest month ever. That record of twenty-six-point-seven inches was set in January of 1979. Waterloo is just one-tenth of an inch away from its snowiest month ever. That record is twenty-four-point-three inches of snow in January of 1962. Des Moines is just over two inches away from its snowiest December ever. At the National Weather Service office in suburban Des Moines, meteorologist Chuck Myers says those records could melt away soon.Myers says the cold weather leads to more snow, and the snow on the ground creates a continuing cycle as it helps chill the systems that move in — which leads to more snow. Both Myers and Ferry say there could be several other cities across the state that are on a record pace for snowfall.
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