Wind Not Done Yet

A downright blustery day wreaked havoc on the Upper Midwest today, knocking out power, damaging trees and power lines and to our case produced a number of tornadoes.  The so-called “weather bomb...

WXALERT: Tornado Watch Coming Soon

It’s late on a mid-autumn night.  And believe it or not, a tornado watch is about to be issued for central and eastern Iowa.  A powerful storm system is rapidly intensifying and bringing wi...

The Autumn Wind… Came Blowing In

A crazy week of weather in store after a month of relative tranquility here in Iowa.  A high wind watch is in effect for much of the state one of the strongest low pressure systems in decades ma...

1:30pm UPDATE: Hail Threat Increases

So things are still looking troubling for later this afternoon across much of Iowa.  Of special note is the increased risk for hail across most of the state today.  You can see that risk ar...

TRICK OR TREAT: Tornado Threat Today

After nearly a month without any rain, precipitation makes a big comeback in Iowa today.  Showers and thunderstorms are rolling across the state this morning, ushering in a southerly flow that w...

Looking Ahead to a La Niña Winter

Did you miss us?  Don’t worry.  We haven’t abandoned you.  Simply put there hasn’t been a whole lot to talk about when it comes to Iowa’s weather.  Temperatures are hovering relat...

A Chilly Night Warmed By Hawkeye Faithful

This post isn’t about weather, but I wanted to share with you an incredible photo I snapped last night.  I was fortunate enough to attend my first nighttime home game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa ...