WXALERT: T-Storm Watch Until Midnight

As expected, the Storm Prediction Center has issued this watch for portions of Nebraska, western Iowa and southern Minnesota. Thunderstorms are expected to explode along a cold front draped over the ...

3:00pm UPDATE: Forecast Still on Track

The Storm Prediction Center has gone ahead an issued its 2000z update a little early and there’s good reason or that… they didn’t have to change much.  Things are still on track and the thinking...

Central Iowa… We Have a Problem…

It’s not always the nastiest storms imaginable that can cause the biggest problems.  And unfortunately the Des Moines National Weather Service was reminded of that on Friday Night.  A thund...

All Eyes on A Warm Front

I trust everyone can forgive me for my children’s doodle above.  That was my attempt to roughly illustrate the position of a warm front that’s remained relatively stationary this morning.  ...

Stormy Night Could Bring Hail to Iowa

Are you ready for the next round?  and the next? and the next?  No my keyboard isn’t stuck, our newly active weather pattern couldn’t come at a worse time.  Many will be out and about ...

Four Years Later, The Scars Remain

There is something to be said about finding positives in the face of udder catastrophe.  If ever there was an example of that, it would be Parkersburg, IA.  The tiny town in northern Iowa w...