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Past articles by Effrage:

Weather explainer: What is an atmospheric river?

The west coast, drenched in rain, is being affected by an atmospheric river, but what does that mean, exactly? → Read More

What was the weather like in 2022?

As we head into the new year, let's take a look back at the weather we experienced last year! → Read More

Pay It Forward | Training man's best friend for therapy

Angie Hall is the President and Head Trainer for Quad Cities Canine Assistant Network, the only American Kennel Club-certified therapy dog organization in the QCA. → Read More

Pay It Forward | A Bettendorf veteran's service in thousands of events

Meet John Lavelle, a Vietnam veteran that has continued his duty to his country by serving in the Honor Guard for nearly 20 years. → Read More

Does outer space have its own weather?

Even the vacuum of space has its own weather conditions, and we feel their effects here on Earth. → Read More

How do hurricanes form?

After a slow start to the 2022 hurricane season, the Atlantic is starting to become active. → Read More

Will tornado outbreaks become more common in the future?

Aug. 15 marks 235 years since the first known tornado outbreak in the United States. What does that mean? → Read More

When can you see the last super moon of 2022?

After Thursday, it will be almost an entire year until we see another super moon. → Read More

Have a ragweed allergy? Here are some tips on how to treat yourself

A 20-year study shows most places are seeing ragweed season extend anywhere from 6-15 days. → Read More

Floods break out across the country; what are the effects?

Floods can be destructive and damaging, but they also have helpful and necessary effects on the natural environment. → Read More

What are the different types of tornadoes?

Tornadoes come in many different forms. What makes them distinct from each other? → Read More

Why has this year's hurricane season been slow to start?

It's two months into the tropical storm season, but the skies over the Atlantic have been quiet. Why is that? → Read More

What are the different types of fire storms?

Not every viral video of a fire tornado is an actual fire tornado; there's three other phenomena it could be. → Read More

NOAA's new supercomputers will improve accuracy of weather forecasts

This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration added two new supercomputers to its fleet to better capture and predict weather events. → Read More

'If it's breezy, swing easy' | How weather could impact golfers at the John Deere Classic

Temperatures, humidity, wind and precipitation can affect your golf game - both positively and negatively. → Read More

Heat waves: How do they affect crops?

As we enter into the hottest part of the year, we will see heat waves across the country. How does affect our crops? → Read More

What the hail? | Here's a look at how hail forms and the damage it can cause

During thunderstorms, hail can cause significant damage to property, vehicles and aircraft. → Read More

Power outages, home damage, devastation: Why NOAA says we're in for an above-average hurricane season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has predicted an above-average hurricane season in 2022. What does that mean? → Read More

Here's some tips for pool safety as summer approaches

As the weather becomes warmer, many will start to spend more time by the pool. Here are some tips to follow. → Read More

Memorial Day: What weather to expect on the unofficial start of summer

So, what exactly can expect weather-wise this summer heading into Memorial Day weekend? → Read More