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Flood

Areal Flooding in Hancock County, 2019

Hancock county, Iowa

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2019
Blizzard

The Intermittent Persistence of Blizzards

Humboldt County

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2019
Flood

2018 Snow and Rain Challenge Agriculture

Osceola County

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2018
Flood

A 2018 Flash Flood in Winnebago County: A Twenty-First Century Sudden Strike

Winnebago county, Iowa

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2018
Flood

Heavy Rains and High Water

O'Brien county, Iowa

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2016
Tornado

A Day in June

Clay County

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2014
Flood

The Flood of June 2014

Rock Rapids, Lyon county, Iowa

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2014
Flood

Flooding: a Familiar Word

Cherokee county

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2013
Drought

The Droughts of Buena Vista County

Storm Lake, Buena Vista county, Iowa

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2013
Tornado

The Tornado Outbreak: 2011

Pocahontas County

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2011
Flood

The Missouri River Flood of 2011

The Missouri River, Woodbury County, Iowa

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2011

Sailing on Hot Summer Days

Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa

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1998
Flood

The 1993 Flood in Kossuth County

Kossuth county, Iowa

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1993
Tornado

The Tornado that Hit the Coal-fired Power Plant, Woodbury County

Woodbury county, Iowa

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1986
Blizzard Drought Flood Heat Insects Tornado

Changes on the Land

Wright County

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1974
Tornado

The Tornado of 1968

Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa

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1968

Sioux City Women Propose Bridging the Gap between Science and the Layman

Sioux City, Woodbury county, Iowa

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1963
Flood

Flood of 1962

Ida Grove, Ida County, Iowa

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1962
Flood

Cause or Coincidence? Inundation and Disease, 1952

Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa

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1952
Blizzard Insects

Extreme Weather in Interpretive Ballet

Lemars Municipal Park, Plymouth County, Iowa

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1946
Tornado

The Question of Resilience

Fort Dodge

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1944
Tornado

The Tornado of 1936

West Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa

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1936
Blizzard

Weathering the Winter of 1936 in Calhoun County

Calhoun county, Iowa

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1936
Blizzard

Human Migration Meets Extreme Weather: Winter 1935-36

Hamilton county, Iowa

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1935
Drought

Drought, Fireworks, and Fire

Spencer

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1931
Blizzard Tornado

The Volatile 1930s in Emmet County

Emmet county, Iowa

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1930
Tornado

Early Tornadoes and the Radio Station that Saved Lives

Clay County

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1914
Insects

Mosquitoes and the Preservation of Lakes and Wetlands

Rush Lake

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1910
Flood

Flood of 1891

Ida Grove, Iowa

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1891
Flood

A Mayor’s Plea

Cherokee county

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1891
Drought

Water, Wind, and Fire

Palo Alto County

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1890
Tornado

Turn-of-the-Century Sudden Strikes: Thunder-stones, Lightning, and a Tornado—1890, 1907, 1915

Winnebago county, Iowa

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1890
Blizzard

Blizzards in Lyon County

Lyon County, Iowa

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1888
Blizzard

Blizzards, Immigrants, and Democracy

Clay County

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1884
Tornado

Harvesting the Wind

O'brien county, Iowa

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1882
Flood

Clay County Flood of 1881

Spencer, Clay County, Iowa

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1881

Wetlands and a Memory of Ditch Digging, 1880-1910

Hancock county, Iowa

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1880
Insects

Burns and Bugs in Sac County

Sac City, Sac county, Iowa

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1877
Insects

Prairie Chicken Dinner, Sac County

Sac county, Iowa

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1876
Blizzard

The Blizzards of Buena Vista County

Storm Lake, Buena Vista county, Iowa

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1875
Insects Tornado

The Joys and Sorrows of a Sioux County Summer

Sioux County, Iowa

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1874
Insects

Grasshoppers and the Weather

Rock Rapids, Lyon county, Iowa

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1873
Blizzard

The Morality of Winter

Sioux County, Iowa

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1872
Blizzard

Blizzards on the Prairie of Osceola County

Osceola County

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1871
Blizzard

Perils for Immigrants and the Emmet County Winter of 1870

Emmet county, Iowa

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1870
Insects

Grasshoppers In the 1870s: Blessings in Disguise

Kossuth county, Iowa

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1870
Blizzard

The Emotional Toll of Extreme Weather and Hard Times

Havelock, Pocahontas county

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1870
Heat

Weather Diaries and Heat Data

Cherokee county

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1867
Flood

The Wet Year of 1858 and Union Slough mini-akapan-kaduza

Kossuth county, Iowa

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1858
Blizzard

The Winter and the Tragedy of 1857

Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa

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1857
Flood

The Weather and Migration After the Killings at Spirit Lake

Fort Dodge, Iowa

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1857
Blizzard

In the Bleak Midwinter

O'brien county, Iowa

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1856
Blizzard

A Strict Definition of “Blizzard”: Beginning with the Winter of 1856-57

Kossuth county, Iowa

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1856
Heat

A Hot Day in July and a Man Running from Slavery

Kossuth county, Iowa

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1855
Flood

The Grove that Never Was

Eagle Grove, Wright County

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1855
Blizzard

Animal Migrations, Human Intervention, and Extreme Weather: Newcastle Winter 1852-53

Hamilton county, Iowa

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1852
Flood

Early Floods in Lyon County

Lyon county, Iowa

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1851
Blizzard

A Familiar Winter Tragedy and a Unique Consequence

Bloody Run Creek, Humboldt County

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1848
Tornado

The Cyclone of 1899 and Other Transformations of Earthly Things

Plymouth County

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1200
Drought Flood Heat

People on the Move

Blood Run

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