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Questions Arise About Dorothy

Over the past few days, we have been reading a lot of questions and comments about Dorothy. Today our own Zach Sharpe had a nice chat with the Tornado Titans about Dorothy and here are the questions ...
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Spotter Training

The National Weather Service (NWS) and emergency managers host spotter training classes across central Iowa every spring. There are a combination of “in-person” spotter training classes s...
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What Are Your Thoughts??

The storm prediction center has now launched a new way that they will be evaluating risk outlooks. Instead of the old 3 risk level (slight, moderate, high), they will now be using a 5 step risk level...
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New SPC Outlook Enhancements

The storm prediction center has now launched a new way that they will be evaluating risk outlooks. Instead of the old 3 risk level (slight, moderate, high), they will now be using a 5 step risk level...
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In Defense of the NFL…

I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts, or in this case, some ‘Monday Morning Quarterbacking’ of the NFL’s handling of the storms that hit Chicago.  I have seen a lot of people upset that t...
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Difficult Year Could Set Unexpected Record

Sights like the one above have been few and far between here in Iowa this year.  While that is a welcomed sign when it comes to public safety, it is still very unusual not only for Iowa but the rest ...
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Storms Live Up to the Threat

Earlier today we urged our fans to spread the word about today’s serious threat for severe weather.  Before we get into details we want to thank EVERYONE who alerted their friends and family.  Damage...