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Past articles by Meteorologist:

Seasonable Start to the Week

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - As our latest storm moves to the east it leaves behind some light snow and cloudy skies. No changes are expected into Tuesday as seasonable highs in the upper 20s to near 30 will be found. Our next storm system develops in the Southern Plains and moves our way late Tuesday into Wednesday. At this point, it appears to bring a chance for light snow in the middle of the… → Read More

Light Snow Develops Late

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Saturday starts off on a quiet note. An area of low pressure moves out of the Plains across the Mississippi Valley. The track of the low takes in across Arkansas into the Tennessee Valley. Moisture from this system is limited with its southern track for Iowa. Look for light snow to develop during the afternoon and evening, continuing into early Sunday morning. Tr-2″… → Read More

Showery Saturday

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Saturday will be a cooler day with more scattered shower-type activity. As the low pulls out of the area on Sunday the rainfall comes to an end and sunshine builds. Any overnight clearing could lead to some patchy morning fog on Sunday. The weather looks great for the start of school early next week. Have a great day and a safe weekend. Copyright 2022 KCRG. All rights… → Read More

Comfortable Week Ahead

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -What a great weather week we have in store. As a cold front treks to the south of the state, we are in a position to experience some great August weather. Highs from today through the week hover around 80 with lows near 60. Humidity levels remain low as well giving us a comfortable feel. Rain chances this week also remain low. Enjoy Your Sunday! Copyright 2022 KCRG.… → Read More

High heat is on the way

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Shower and storm threats remain with us as we move through the early part of the week. A complex to our northwest brings a chance of rain this morning. After highs in the middle 80s today the heat comes on in full force tomorrow. Look for highs near or above 90 through Wednesday. Right now give yourself a heads up for Wednesday when strong to severe storms will be… → Read More

Strong scattered storms possible during overnight hours

Tornadoes, high wind, and hail are all possible with any thunderstorms that develop. → Read More

Strong to severe storms continue

In eastern Iowa, our primary threat of severe weather will be between now and 3 am. → Read More

Strong to severe storms late Tuesday

Winds are expected to pick up from the southeast and moisture will increase as a warm front moves north toward the state. → Read More

Valentine’s Chill in the Air

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Cold weather remains in place to start the weekend. The wind chill stays below zero into the afternoon. A weak system slides through Saturday night into Sunday morning bringing a scattered chance for snow showers. Sunday remains below normal with more sunshine pushing highs on Valentine’s Day highs into the lower to middle 30s. We continue to watch a storm for the… → Read More

Dangerously cold conditions hit eastern Iowa on Wednesday

Use caution if you are going to be outside. → Read More

Eastern Iowa ready for longest Lunar Eclipse in our lifetime

If you miss this one, the next one as long, will not occur until February 8, 2669. → Read More

Strong storms bring heavy rain threat

As more storms push across eastern Iowa our severe threat remains. → Read More

Snowfall Totals

Here is a look at the snowfall totals from our last storm in eastern Iowa → Read More

Snowfall bringing slippery road conditions

Eastern Iowa remains in a Winter Weather Advisory with a Blizzard Warning along and west of Interstate 35 → Read More

Bundle up as chilly air has come for a Christmas visit

Christmas Eve is upon us and the cold air is in place. → Read More

Wintry Weather Returns

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -After two mild days, the weather turns wintrier for the end of the week. We are expecting a dry start to Friday. Moisture continues to flow northward overnight into Friday thickening the cloud cover across the state. An area of low pressure lifts out of the Plains, moving northeast brings the moisture and lift for precipitation to begin. It appears a cold rain starts… → Read More

Lower humidity makes for a pleasant start to the weekend

Expect a warm, summer-like weekend, though we will start it off a little less humid than lately. → Read More

Seasonably cool and dry conditions to kick off the weekend

Temperatures will remain relatively cool though with a good deal of sunshine. Highs will reach the upper 60s to low 70s. → Read More

Showers and Storms Through Thursday

Muggy tonight with scattered storm chances. → Read More

More storm chances ahead

Warm and muggy conditions keep the chance for showers and storms with us. → Read More