Meteorologist Britley Ritz, KCRG

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Past articles by Meteorologist:

Strong winds moving in

The next system moves in Friday and Saturday bringing the chance for rain. This cold front won’t just bring rain; it will bring in strong winds. → Read More

Overnight lows are getting chilly

The cold front that has moved through was potent! Not in the way of precipitation, but in the way of temperatures. → Read More

Strong winds take over

Winds are going to get stronger throughout the day and especially into the evening hours as a cold front pushes through eastern Iowa. → Read More

Strong storms possible Saturday

The next system bringing rain and storms will move in late Friday as scattered showers. → Read More

Not so typical October weather

Today’s weather is definitely a drastic change from yesterday. There will be plenty of sunshine and warmth to go around all eastern Iowa. Highs will top out into the middle 70s. → Read More

Rain chances across eastern Iowa

Much needed rain fell across a good chunk of the TV9 viewing area last night! However, portions of eastern Iowa are still dealing with abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions. With that being said, rain is still needed. → Read More

Weekend forecast

The weather outside is feeling more and more like fall. With high temperatures only topping out into the upper 60s and low 70s. This weekend will be perfect to get outdoors and enjoy fall activities. → Read More

The flood of 2016 compared to this September

On this very date, September 27 of last year the Cedar River at Cedar Rapids crested at 21.97 feet. This is now the second highest crest on record for Cedar Rapids. → Read More

Police searching for suspect in Iowa City dorm assault

A 'Hawk Alert' went out to the parents and students at the University of Iowa Saturday morning. → Read More

When will fall like weather arrive?

The heat continues moving into the fall season with highs climbing into the 90s. → Read More

Have we experienced an Indian Summer?

We’ve had a few questions on whether or not this unseasonably warm weather qualifies as an Indian Summer. Considering we’ve experienced high temperatures in the 80s lately and for some pushing near 90 degrees one could think... → Read More

Summer like feel this Sunday

A little more sunshine today will result in warmer weather! Highs today will feel more like summer, rather than fall. → Read More

Labor Day Weekend Forecast

A few more clouds this morning. Increasing clouds throughout the afternoon. This makes for a decent start to the holiday weekend. → Read More

Fall like weather moving in

The first day of meteorological fall doesn’t really seem like fall with highs in the middle 70s and plenty of sunshine. Mother Nature has a few tricks up her sleeve for next week. → Read More

Wildfire smoke across eastern Iowa

Some of you along the Mississippi may be noticing a haze in the air, maybe even noticing a distinct smell too. What is this haze or even smell? It’s actually wildfire smoke. → Read More

Labor Day Weekend Forecast

This weekend is HUGE for many reasons across eastern Iowa. The number one reason is its Labor Day weekend. Many people have plans and I’m almost certain the majority of those plans will be outdoors. → Read More

Additional rain chances

As a cold front works its way through eastern Iowa the chance of a few isolated showers and even the occasional rumble of thunder is possible. → Read More

Isolated shower and storm chances

As a cold front works its way through eastern Iowa the chance of a few isolated showers and even the occasional rumble of thunder is possible. → Read More

Rain chances move in Saturday

Chances for rain will move in later into the day and especially into the evening and overnight hours. → Read More

Dry start, rain late

A quiet start to the weekend with some sunshine. As a result of the sunshine temperatures will warm into the upper 70s for the afternoon. → Read More