Category Archives: General Weather


March 6, 2017 – A look back

The storm season started off with a vengeance one year ago today when a QLCS storm system moved across the state spawning 6 tornadoes across the Central Iowa area.  Including 2 in my home county […]

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Heavy rain & Thunderstorms expected this weekend..

Heavy rains are expected this weekend across the state.  Current weather models show upwards of 2 – 4 inches forecast to fall by Monday evening. Temps will remain well above freezing for the majority of […]

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November 11, 2015 Knoxville, Iowa Tornado

November 11th is usually a day of Patriotism, Thanks, and Remembrance; and not usually a day associated with severe weather. By no means is a tornado in Iowa during the month of November unheard of. […]

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Fall Harvest 2015

The weather’s been pretty mundane as of late (at least around here) so there hasn’t been many updates, for which I apologize. This past weekend, while out visiting friends and roaming across the state, I […]

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First Tornadoes of 2015 in Iowa

A triple point set up spawned Iowa’s first confirmed tornadoes of the 2015 severe weather season on April 9th. I was unable to chase this day, as I had other commitments. But that didn’t stop […]

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Mother’s Day 2014 Tornadoes?

We all remember 2013 has being a drought in more than one way in Iowa.  No rain, no storms, and not much weather to speak of. Well other than the heat and lack of the […]

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From Drought to Flooding

Memorial Day weekend 2013 will go down in Iowa as one of the wettest ever! Iowa has been locked in an active, wet pattern for the past several days that has resulted in some portions […]

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April 29, 2013 – Storms?

Iowa is outlined in a very nice looking “Slight Risk” from the SPC today, however I’m not too excited. Typically, I’d be happy as all get out about being off work and having a chance […]

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Storms season finally starts!

After what seemed to be a long and drawn out winter, storm season as FINALLY arrived! This past week has brought warm, seasonal temps to the state, and tomorrow will be our first “slight” risk […]

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