ICYMI Nov 13 – Earthquakes/Satellite Launch/Supermoon/Sunset

Two different earthquakes struck this morning – one in New Zealand and one in Argentina. The New Zealand quake was the strongest of the two, measuring in as a magnitude 7.8. This initial earthquake resulted in a tsunami.  Read more by clicking here.

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Many aftershocks were already felt by late morning.

A few hours later, another quake was felt across the planet. A magnitude 6.2 struck South America.

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A new weather satellite is set to launch November 19th at 4:52 PM CST.  A rocket carrying the latest weather satellite from NOAA, GOES-R will fly 22,000 miles above Earth, giving meteorologist a view of what’s going on below.  Read more about the satellite by clicking this link.

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You’ve likely heard about the November “Supermoon.”  Well, it is finally here!

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We do have some clouds around tonight, but they are high clouds so we won’t be completely overcast.  It will also be visible Monady night, however we do have clouds in the forecast then as well.  Click here for more information. Below are some viewer pictures.

Todd Moon in New Albin

Todd Moon in New Albin

 

Photo by: Amber Stueben in Cedar Falls

Photo by: Amber Stueben in Cedar Falls

 

Photo by: Carol Pfister in West Union

Photo by: Carol Pfister in West Union

 

Photo by: Marty Dvorak in Bremer

Photo by: Marty Dvorak in Bremer


As mentioned, there are some high clouds in our sky Sunday night, which developed late Sunday afternoon. They made for a fantastic sunset earlier.  Here are several photos from KWWL viewers on Facebook and Twitter:

 

Mike Graber in Cedar Rapids

Mike Graber in Cedar Rapids

 

Dianne Borowski, just east of Decorah

Dianne Borowski, just east of Decorah

 

Wade Clark in Cedar Falls

Wade Clark in Cedar Falls

 

Corinna Smith in Urbana

Corinna Smith in Urbana

 

Douglas Davies in Jesup

Douglas Davies in Jesup

 

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Amber Stueven in Cedar Falls

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Carol Johnson in Postville

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This post was written by Rachael Peart on November 13, 2016

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This post was written by Schnack on May 18, 2016

Friday Sunrise Photos

Areas of patchy fog and clear skies made for a pretty nice sunrise across eastern Iowa on Friday.  Here are a few viewer photos.

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Ashley Bolton, Waterloo

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Kelly Fox – Dubuque

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Steve Kofron – Hudson

 

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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on March 11, 2016

Saturday Sunsets

Clouds were very stubborn during the day on Saturday.  There was just enough clearing in west and southwest portions of the KWWL viewing area for peeks of sun around sunset.

Live WX networkThis was taken just south of Hudson.

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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on March 5, 2016

Friday Hot Shot Photos

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This post was written by Schnack on March 4, 2016

Thursday Hot Shots

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This post was written by Schnack on March 3, 2016

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This post was written by Schnack on February 11, 2016

Tuesday Evening Sunset

Here are a few photos sent in of the sunset this evening.

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This post was written by Schnack on December 8, 2015

December 2014

We have not had much snow so far this December. Temperatures forecast in the mid 50s Thursday will make it feel more like the end of October than the middle of December.  The above normal temperatures forecast through much of December might not give us much of a chance at snow. This photo was taken in December of 2014 at George Wyth State Park. Snow can be so pretty.

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This post was written by Schnack on December 8, 2015

Weather Hot Shots on Thu. Feb. 19

Submit your weather Hot Shot by clicking here.

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This post was written by Schnack on February 19, 2015