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Past articles by Meteorologist:

Severe storms possible Thursday, could bring strong wind, large hail

Be ready for rapidly changing weather conditions throughout the day and into Thursday night, with an increasing potential of heavy thunderstorms going into Friday morning. → Read More

Heat Advisory in effect Wednesday, isolated storms possible

A Heat Advisory is in effect Wednesday afternoon into the early evening hours. → Read More

Storms continue over the south, drying out north

Plan on wet weather to continue for locations south of I-80. It'll be much drier to the north. → Read More

Messy mix of rain and snow today, accumulation likely in many areas

Today’s system is still on track. Plan on early morning rain quickly changing to snow, probably by commute time, if not sooner. → Read More

One last cold day and night, it gets better (with a little snow) tomorrow

Last night’s clouds and associated dusting of snow is all moving east and with clearing sky, morning temperatures are falling fast. → Read More

Cold the next few days, improvement by mid-week

Plan on cold weather to continue for the next several days. Highs will once again struggle to even get to zero this afternoon, resulting in a record cold Presidents’ Day for many of us. → Read More

Another cold day, snow possible Thursday afternoon

It’s going to be another cold day as this overall pattern continues. → Read More

Bitter cold continues, snow chances return later this week

Cold weather continues for at least the next week. Plan on wind chills this morning of -30 or colder as a Wind Chill Warning continues for much of our area through mid-morning. → Read More

Cold day ahead, more snow coming over the weekend

Plan on a cold day with continued gusty wind. This will keep wind chills below zero the entire day. → Read More

Blizzard conditions possible for Thursday, weather alerts in effect

The main focus continues to be on Thursday’s system. Look for freezing rain Thursday morning with a quick transition to snow in all areas from west to east. → Read More

Snow and blowing snow continues Tuesday morning, roads stay slick

Snow continues Tuesday morning along with strong wind. → Read More

Winter storm arrives Monday afternoon, lasts through Tuesday morning

The next winter storm is still on track to move into our area Monday. Essentially, the later we go, the better our snow chances become. → Read More

AM drizzle, PM snow may lead to slick roads

Early this morning, it’s possible that we may see a brief round of flurries or freezing drizzle which may lead to some slick roads. → Read More

Scattered snow showers continue, roads likely slick

Scattered snow showers will continue on and off through the day along with steady temperatures in the lower 30s. → Read More

Wintry mess arrives Thursday

Plan on a mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow to move in from the west as the morning goes on. → Read More

Freezing rain, sleet and snow expected for southeast Iowa Friday

Along a Cedar Rapids to Dubuque line and points southeast, 1-3″ of snow is expected before the system pulls away. → Read More

Quiet today, heavy snow arrives tomorrow

We continue to focus on the incoming system for Tuesday and associated impacts with it. → Read More

Coralville Lake rising

The Coralville Lake continues to rise and will stay well above normal for several weeks. → Read More

Heavy rain possible today

Plan on a good chance of showers and storms today, some containing some very heavy rain. Parts of the area will receive more than an inch of rain by the time it wraps up. → Read More

Storms again possible this afternoon and evening

The persistent pattern continues with more storm chances, mainly in the afternoon and evening. → Read More