CBS 2 Upgrade is complete.

CBS 2 Upgrade is complete.

CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Frost Found Deep Underneath Iowa

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) -- The frost has reached down more than 25 inches into the soil in a Des Moines suburb.
   The National Weather Service says the frost is deeper in Johnston than it's been in the past five years that the data have been collected.
   Rob DeRoy of the weather service says part of the reason for the deeper frost this year is the lack of snow cover. The snow helps insulate the ground from the near-zero and subzero temperatures.
   The frost could pose a problem when spring rains arrive.
   Weather service hydrologist Jeff Zogg says water can't soak in when there's a barrier of frost. So the rain runs off, increasing the flood risk.

Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 

 
:::
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times

Sponsored content