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The frost line—also known as frost depth or freezing depth—is most commonly the depth to which the groundwater in soil is expected to freeze. The frost depth ...

What is the frost line in Iowa? | Reference.com


The average depth of the frost line in Iowa is 58 inches. In the northern part of the state, the frost line can be up to 70 inches deep, while in the southern part the ...



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Planning & Zoning - City of Perry, Iowa


Yes, you would need a permit to build a deck. The cost is $50. What is the depth of the frost line in Iowa? The frost line in Iowa is 42 inches. What is the maximum  ...

exterior - How/where can I find out what the frost-line is for my area ...


Aug 4, 2013 ... How/where can I find out what the frost-line is for my area? ... The Santa Cruz County Municipal Code states "Frost line depth = 12 inches below ...

IA - National Weather Service


Aug 11, 2016 ... AWOS and other automated observing locations in Iowa. : : Note. ... Max Min Snow : Location Temp Temp Pcpn Snow Depth : : . .... Frost Depth.

How to Build a Solid, Frost-Proof Deck Footing | The Family Handyman


Dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. ... The depth of frost penetration depends on the soil type, the severity of the winter, the ...

Resourses - Department of building safety City of Missouri Valley, Iowa


Department of building safety City of Missouri Valley, Iowa. Welcome · Permits ... Frost Line Depth = 42 inches below finished grade. 6. Termite Moderate to ...

Missouri Frost Line - Missouri Climate Center - University of Missouri


In mid-Missouri, the frost line at Columbia has also never reached the 20-inch depth. The coldest temperature at 20 inches was 35° in 1996, and the coldest ...

NCRFC Soil Temperature Data - National Weather Service


Soil Temperature and Frost Depth Maps. Knowing the temperature of the soil is important for many activities including agriculture, horticulture, construction, and ...

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Decks.com. Deck Footing Frost Depth Map


When you excavate your footings you will need to dig below the frost line.This is the depth at which the moisture present in the soil is expected to freeze.

Rumors of 6 foot-deep frost - Hill and Furrow


Mar 18, 2014 ... Frost depth at the Davenport National Weather Service office, March 2014. ... Field Office, 60 miles North of Monmouth near Eldridge, Iowa.

Frost Heave and Deck Footings Structure Tech Home Inspections


Jun 5, 2013 ... When there is a lot of snow on the ground, the snow acts like a layer of insulation and reduces the frost depth. When it's a winter with very little ...