Tuesday Threat Taking Shape

The models have begun to come into good agreement over the threat expected for the Upper Midwest on Tuesday.  A storm system, centered in the Dakotas will produce severe thunderstorm development that...

Uncertainty over Wednesday’s Threat

After an expected round of strong to severe thunderstorms on Tuesday Night, a frontal boundary is expected to stall out somewhere over Iowa.  This is expected to serve as a focal point for additional...

Dual-Pol NEXRAD Radar: 2 Down, 3 to Go

The image above is a look at the new and improved NEXRAD radar this afternoon in LaCrosse, WI.  This radar covers the far northeastern counties of Iowa.  In all, 5 radars scan the skies over the Hawk...

Active Weather Week Sets Sights on Iowa

Day after day after day we’ve seen some good outbreaks of severe weather.  Some in the Appalachian areas of the country.  Others, like last night, dominating the weather picture in Missouri...

9:00am UPDATE: Tornadoes on Tap For Kansas

Confidence is growing that a slow moving storm system will produce a smaller scale outbreak today over portions of Kansas and Missouri.  You can see in the graphic above the relatively small area now...

Isolated Tornado Threat Today

There’s not a large area under a threat for tornado development today, and you can blame a near stationary front for that.  This morning the slight risk area in the Great Plains is somewhat small, th...

Friday Focused on the Wichita Area

It’s not a strong threat, but one that people in eastern Kansas should pay close attention to.  A storm system will bring the threat of severe weather to that area on Friday.  There are a lot of unce...