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Recent articles by Meteorologist:

Record highs likely Wednesday afternoon as heatwave continues

There is high confidence of matching or breaking record highs in the afternoon as temperatures soar to the lower 90s. → Read More

Chance of strong storms Tuesday night

Early in the evening, storms are expected to develop over southwest and central Iowa, then make their way east from there. → Read More

Snow, slick roads impact Monday morning commute

Watch for snow and slick roads to start us off this morning. → Read More

Risk of severe weather in place for the entire area Saturday

A cold front late Saturday afternoon and evening will carry a risk of severe weather in eastern Iowa. → Read More

Watch for slick, snow-covered roads Friday morning

Watch for slick and snow-covered roads across the area as we shovel out from last night’s snowfall. → Read More

Snow moves in Thursday, Winter Weather Advisory issued

Expect one to three inches of snow accumulation by the time the system wraps up late Thursday night. → Read More

Winter Weather Advisory issued for Monday night

Monday night, a Winter Weather Advisory goes into effect for mainly freezing drizzle, sleet and scattered freezing rain. → Read More

Slick roads possible this morning, turning partly cloudy

Plan on a few slick roads early this morning due to last night's dusting of snow. The sky will turn partly cloudy today. → Read More

Bitter cold, dangerous wind chills start Tuesday, temperatures improve in the afternoon

It’s a bitterly cold morning all across eastern Iowa as temperatures settle down to the minus teens. → Read More

Wind Chill Advisory continues, record cold possible Tuesday night

A Wind Chill Advisory continues Tuesday, with highs barely getting above zero for most. → Read More

Snow exits early, Wind Chill Advisory issued for late Monday night

A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for the entire area, going into effect late Monday night through Tuesday for wind chills of -20 or colder. → Read More

Wind Chill Advisory continues Friday, some snow on track for the weekend

Cold temperatures continue Friday, with the coldest air of the week settling in around sunrise. → Read More

Bitter cold temperatures stay with us, Wind Chill Advisory in effect

Cold weather continues Thursday and Friday, along with wind chills below zero. → Read More

Wind Chill Advisory issued for eastern Iowa Wednesday night

A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued for the entire area Wednesday night into Thursday morning. → Read More

Snow arrives Friday, heavy at times

Snow is still on track to move across eastern Iowa Friday, and it may be heavy at times. → Read More

Wind Chill Advisory in effect until 9 a.m. Friday

Cold weather continues Friday, and we’re all waking up to below zero lows. → Read More

Slick roads likely Wednesday, wind chills stay below zero

You’ll likely come across some slick areas, which is why the Winter Weather Advisory continues for Wednesday. → Read More

Arctic front Tuesday night to send temperatures plummeting, Winter Weather Advisory issued

On Tuesday night, a powerful cold front is set to send the temperatures plummeting. → Read More

Wintry mix moves into eastern Iowa Tuesday, several inches of snow possible

Active weather is still on track to move into eastern Iowa Tuesday. A mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow continues to look likely, and a winter weather advisory has been issued for the entire area for this incoming precipitation. → Read More

Record highs, gusty wind and severe weather all possible late Wednesday

Eastern Iowa has already hit the record highs, and widespread temperatures around 70 are still on track. → Read More