Now THAT’S a Thunderstorm Watch!

A storm system to our west has a frontal boundary draped from north to south across the entire stretch of the United States.  Severe weather is threatening many states along that boundary. ...

Hail Possible but No Organized Threat

A stray thunderstorm warning or two is possible today, but an organized threat of severe weather is not expected.   A boundary is set up over the northern half of the state, touching off so...

Chasers in Position for Threat

Storm chasers are converging on an area from Des Moines to Toledo at this hour, waiting for supercell development.  The warm front which past through about half of the state is now moving back t...

WXALERT: Tornado Watch Until 10:00pm

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has issued a Tornado Watch for much of central and eastern Iowa until 10:00pm.  Most parts of the state along and south of Highway 20 are in the watch. ...

Tornado Threat Increasing

The threat of strong tornadoes across central and eastern Iowa is increasing today.  Although the Storm Prediction Center still lists Iowa only in a slight risk, it’s very inconsequential. The r...

Flood of 2008: A Look Back

It’s been nearly 10 months since eastern Iowa experienced a flood never seen in recorded history.  Not even three weeks removed from the most powerful and deadly tornado in Iowa in 40 year...