No Prediction, Just a Lot of Scenarios

The word of this year’s Christmas holiday is… Patience.  Eastern Iowans will need a lot of it as a storm system barrels through and gives forecasters a holiday headache.  There’s no easy wa...

Major Holiday Mess in Store for Iowa

Two weeks after a powerful blizzard brought much of the state to a standstill, many travelers face some tough decisions this Christmas.  Winter storm watches are already posted for a period begi...

Winter Storm Threatens to Make History

Remember the March 1st, 2007 blizzard that crippled nearly a third of Iowa?  If not, mother nature might soon bring a harsh reminder.  The National Weather Service is warning of a “historic...

Winter Invasion of Iowa Imminent

It was only a matter of time folks, and time is running out.  Eastern Iowa faces multiple rounds of winter weather over the next few days.  There’s much to break down so I will try to do my best.  Th...

Here Comes Winter

The calendar says winter doesn’t start until the third week of December.  But for meteorologists, winter actually starts on December 1st.  So here we are folks… Winter. As if mother nature ...

What’s this? A risk for severe weather?

Yes that’s right, after several weeks without any threat of strong thunderstorms, the Storm Prediction Center has posted a slight risk for severe weather on Wednesday.  The risk includes the we...

Severe Weather Threat Organizing

A slight risk for severe weather is posted for all of eastern Iowa.   That threat could increase as the morning drags on.  The Storm Prediction Center anticipates rapid destabilization...

Once Again, It’s the Little Details

It’s well known what will happen Sunday afternoon and evening.  A cold front, or a trough strongly resembling a cold front, will push its way through eastern Iowa.  But all the little detai...

A Bumpy Ride to A Steamy Weekend

After the coldest July in Iowa history, a strong storm system will makes its way through eastern Iowa beginning Friday morning.  Storms from Thursday Night’s round of severe weather are expected...