Hurricane Alex Makes Landfall in Mexico

The first hurricane in the Atlantic this year has made landfall approximately 100 miles south of the Texas border with Mexico.  Hurricane Alex has sustained winds of around 100mph making it a Ca...

Fireworks in Jeopardy? Maybe

This stretch of dry weather has been a welcome sight to those trying to get out an enjoy the Iowa summer.  But that might come to an end at a very inopportune time for many area communities....

Saylorville Lake Approaching 2008 Levels

With portions of Highways 30 and 5 now closed, emergency officials are preparing for the worst.  The good news is the latest forecasts in central Iowa show although flooding is a concern, it sho...

New Information on EF-4 Tornado

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls completed its survey of the tornado damage in northwest Iowa that occurred on Friday Night.  One tornado was rated an EF-4 on the Fujita scale.  ...

A Much Needed Dry Spell

After all the rain and rounds of storms over the last couple of weeks, it’s time for some real summer time weather to set it.  Warm and dry conditions will persist for most if not all of the com...

Tornadoes Cause Damage in NW Iowa

Although most of Iowa experienced strong winds from last night’s storms, portions of northwest Iowa were struck by tornadoes.  People near Little Rock, Sibley and Paulina are picking up the piec...

Strong Winds Pummel Iowa

A strong line of severe thunderstorms developed as expected north of Iowa this evening, quickly turning into a southward moving bow line that brought strong, damaging winds to many parts of the state...