SEVERE WEATHER 101: Mesoscale Discussions

In Part 3 of our week long series, I wanted to focus on the final “forecast” product issued on a national scale before a severe weather event strikes.  It’s called the mesoscale discussion. ...

SEVERE WEATHER 101: The Chain of Command

In Part 1 of our week-long series on severe weather, I wanted to discuss the process used in tracking dangerous storms.  It’s a unique system that starts on a national scale and works itself all the ...

SPECIAL REPORT: Severe Weather 101

We’ve stayed pretty quiet in recent weeks here at iowachase.com… That’s because the bulk of winter weather we’ve experienced has been minor and “expected” for this time of year.  But springtime ...