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A Look Ahead to Saturday’s Lunar Eclipse and Easter Weekend

April 2, 2015 0 Comments
A Look Ahead to Saturday’s Lunar Eclipse and Easter Weekend

Easter weekend is coming up and we have a pretty decent outlook as far as the weather is concerned. As a bonus, Saturday morning gives us a chance to see a phenomenon we rarely get to experience: a partial lunar eclipse. Areas to our west have a chance to see the total eclipse, which starts […]

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Messy Outlook In Play For Tuesday/Wednesday

March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Messy Outlook In Play For Tuesday/Wednesday

We saw large snow accumulations all across our area on Sunday night and we have another chance for some wintry precipitation coming on Tuesday night. A low pressure system tracking eastward across the Great Plains has a katafront (a front with precipitation preceding it) associated with it and that is bringing rain and wintry mix […]

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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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