CEDAR RAPIDS — First it was snow and slush. Now it’ll be rain for some.
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City escaped the worst of the snowstorm that started Friday and continued into Saturday, according to the National Weather Service, recording between 5 and 7 inches of snow.
The heaviest snowfall in the state reported Sunday morning by the weather service was 15 inches in Hampton. south of Mason City — which itself got 10 inches.
Areas east of the Corridor also saw double-digit snowfall, or close to it. A reading taken near Monticello showed 12 inches, and one near Anamosa and one near Maquoketa each showed 10 inches.
Readings at Center Point and Central City each showed 5 inches, but one taken near Solon showed 8 inches.
The weather service said all reported totals were as of 9 a.m. Sunday.
The lingering effects of the snowpack as it melts have caused some uncertainty in the forecast, but the weather service expects highs Monday will reach into the 40s.
However, rain is expected for some later in the day, as are patches of fog that could become dense at night.