Here is a look at the rainfall across Iowa and the Midwest. The highest rain total reported in Iowa was 2.4 miles SSE of Nora Springs with 17.25″ of rain.
Now take a look at the rainfall for the Midwest.
The Climate Prediction Center, outlook for October is above normal temperatures and above normal precipitation in NW Iowa.
The latest update on Hurricane Matthew puts as a category 4 storm with winds up to 150 mph. The map below shows that it is forecast to turn north this weekend and weaken to a category 2 hurricane after it moves over Cuba.
Click here for the latest forecast track.
The leaves are starting to change. Here is a look at when the average peak colors are across Iowa. Click here for the latest update on the fall colors.
Posted under Astronomy, Fall Colors, Long Range Outlook, NOAA, Precipitation Totals, Tropics
This post was written by Schnack on September 30, 2016