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Stormy/Wet Start To May

May 6, 2012 0 Comments
Stormy/Wet Start To May

Over the last week, pretty much every day someone was seeing some type of severe weather.  With that severe weather came a lot of beneficial rain.  Every day so far (Through the first 6 days) we have seen at least a trace of rain, with 4 of those 6 days being above .25 inches. (Amounts […]

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Hold On To Your Hat…

April 16, 2011 0 Comments

Well it has been pretty windy for the last 36 hours.  Things tomorrow (Sunday) look to calm down a little bit as we get into the afternoon and evening.  Check out some of these wind gusts observed yesterday. …HIGHEST WINDS OBSERVED FROM AROUND THE AREA… …NORTHEAST IOWA… …ALLAMAKEE COUNTY… LANSING (760 FT)(AWS) 1124 AM APR […]

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Need a break?

November 18, 2010 0 Comments

We’re still celebrating our birthdays here in the KTTC Weather Center. You can still take part in a daily trivia question through Sunday – so if you’re trying to kill some time at work, here’s five minutes.

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Severe weather special and ISS viewing chance

May 16, 2010 0 Comments

Tune in Monday at 6:30 pm for our severe weather special, “Precision Alert: When the Sky Turns Dark”. Afterwards, you’ll be able to join us for a live chat!  Check KTTC.com for that from 7:00-7:30pm on Monday.  If you want an opportunity to see the International Space Station, head out around 8:55pm tonight. Look in […]

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Garden Gallery is back!

May 5, 2010 0 Comments
Garden Gallery is back!

We’re excited to welcome back the Garden Gallery for another year – and we’ll be kicking things off the week of May 17th. Whether you’re a Garden Guru or Garden Gopher or Garden…Gullible (“But I thought you said rabbits won’t like what I’m growing!”), as long as you’re growing something, you’re eligble. Send us a […]

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The Ever-Improving Blog!

June 2, 2009 2 Comments

Just an update that I’m working on trying to improve the Garden Photos page! Last year I only kept the photos up the week they were featured; this year they’ll be able to be accessed for the whole season. Click on the links to see the week’s winners. Enjoy the seasonable weather!

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12/18: Winter Storm – LIVE blog here

December 18, 2008 22 Comments
12/18: Winter Storm – LIVE blog here

Visit the latest winter storm LIVE BLOG by clicking here. 12:30 p.m. update: New Winter Storm Watches issued for Sat AM – Sun PM. It’ll be a longer duration of an event, and we’ll go for 3-6″ total out of this storm. That’s an early estimate – things can still change. Secondly, the winds will […]

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Birthday Week Trivia

November 13, 2008 1 Comment
Birthday Week Trivia

Friday’s (11/21) answer: Randy’s all-time favorite Star Wars movie is Empire Strikes Back. Thursday’s (11/20) answer: World travelin’ Ted collects shot glasses on his voyages. He does collect such a thing! Wednesday’s (11/19) answer: Although Steph does like pizza, she was not a pizza delivery driver in college. She was a barista (by definition, that’s […]

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Vote for your favorite Jack-o-Lantern!

October 23, 2008 0 Comments
Vote for your favorite Jack-o-Lantern!

Check out the pictures below, and then scroll down to vote!!!  Click on images for larger versions. We’ll have the results on Halloween. The results are in, and Steph has won! Congratulations to Steph and thanks to everyone for voting. Steph had 36% of the vote and Ted and Randy tied at 32%.

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The (Not-So) Itsy-Bitsy Spider…

September 15, 2008 1 Comment
The (Not-So) Itsy-Bitsy Spider…

Tuesday update: After making its TV debut Monday evening, we’ve had a couple of names suggested for our friendly spider on the weather patio. We also finally know what “it” is: according to an area expert, it is a Yellow Garden Spider. Appropriate, no? Monday: He (She?)…it…has been hanging out – literally – on the […]

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