Severe Threat Returns to Iowa

Well I have to admit this is coming as a bit of a surprise.  I didn’t expect a severe threat to be posted for at least a couple of weeks in Iowa, but that’s what we’re facing on Sunday. The Stor...

The Power of the “H”

Since we talk about storms and the systems that produce them, we almost always talk about low pressure systems.  But with absolutely nothing happening in the Upper Midwest, it seems appropriate ...

In the Middle of A Tornado Outbreak

Storm chaser Ben McMillan has seen his share of tornadoes, including the EF-5 that struck Parkersburg on May 25th, 2008.  Ben traveled to Oklahoma on Monday, May 10th, 2010 to try and chase what...

Late Night Risk of Severe Weather

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has issued a slight risk for the southern half of Iowa.  This risk will remain in effect until 7:00am Thursday morning.  The primary risk from this...