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A Warm and Possibly Stormy First Weekend of Summer Lies Ahead of Us

June 21, 2013 0 Comments
A Warm and Possibly Stormy First Weekend of Summer Lies Ahead of Us

With one round of strong storms already under our belt in the first few hours of summer, we’re facing the prospect of additional thunderstorm activity for today and the next few days as heat and humidity have shown up right on schedule to make things feel rather summery.  The same storm system that pushed the […]

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A Chance of Strong Storms Tuesday Night-Wednesday Morning

June 11, 2013 0 Comments
A Chance of Strong Storms Tuesday Night-Wednesday Morning

A storm system to our west is expected to produce some showers and thunderstorms in our area later tonight through much of our Wednesday, some of which may become severe and produce some unwanted heavy rainfall.  Right now, it looks like a complex of strong thunderstorms is going to develop in eastern Wyoming and western South […]

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Finally Some Much Needed Rain!

August 23, 2011 0 Comments
Finally Some Much Needed Rain!

Well, it took three weeks, but we finally managed to get a good soaking round of thunderstorms in the area last night and early this morning.  While there were a number of Severe Thunderstorm Warnings as well as some reports of damage from lightning, the rain was very beneficial for a large portion of our […]

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Weekend Forecast

July 8, 2011 0 Comments
Weekend Forecast

We have a warm, humid, and slightly unsettled weekend ahead of us starting with a slight chance for a few afternoon thunderstorms in our area today and high temperatures in the mid 80s.  The rest of the weekend looks similar, with mid 80s and the threat for thunderstorms both tomorrow and Sunday as a storm […]

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Severe Weather Possible Today

June 21, 2011 0 Comments
Severe Weather Possible Today

As in so many other instances throughout the year in our local weather, severe weather and June seem to go hand-in-hand.  This portion of the year, centered on mid June, is the peak of our severe weather season.  Tradition severe weather season in our area typically runs from May through August, but tornadoes most frequently occur in […]

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A Potentially Stormy Weekend

April 8, 2011 0 Comments
A Potentially Stormy Weekend

We’re still closely watching the weekend forecast for severe weather potential and the closer we get, the more likely it appears that we will see our first major outbreak of strong thunderstorm activity this year.  The storm system that will be responsible for setting the stage for these thunderstorms is still forming to our west […]

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A Warm and Active Weather Pattern

April 6, 2011 0 Comments
A Warm and Active Weather Pattern

We’ve been enjoying quite a bit of spring-like warmth over the past few days, and from the looks of things, this pattern is going to continue right through the weekend.  As it stands now, we’re expecting a chance of rain just about each day through Sunday thanks to an active jet stream pattern that is […]

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Moderate risk for severe weather today

June 20, 2010 0 Comments
Moderate risk for severe weather today

8:00 pm: The good news is we are definitely not in a moderate risk for severe weather anymore, but we still remain in a slight risk.   What I’m watching is an area of storms that has fired in the Dakotas. If this holds together, it could form into what we call an “MCS”, or […]

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Strong t-storms today

May 25, 2010 0 Comments
Strong t-storms today

The winds aren’t overly impressive, but the CAPE is certainly there, aiding some t-storms that are moving north/northwest across NE Iowa and SW Wisconsin. Our heat and humidity is helping this out. Nothing severe, but look for some heavy downpours, with some gusty winds and probably small hail if you see them. We’re under a […]

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