Mayflies Last Sunday

I just can’t imagine what this was like in person. Looking at the photos is bad enough.

Click on the photo for more photos and a radar loop. Yes, the radar picked them up and it looked like light to moderate rain (on the radar that is).

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This post was written by Schnack on July 23, 2014

Bell Ringing

We were out ringing bells for the Salvation Army in Cedar Falls this morning.

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This post was written by Schnack on November 8, 2013

What Early Spring?….High Temp near 20 Tomorrow

Mar 18 Groundhog

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This post was written by Schnack on March 19, 2013

Newspapers and Weather

Here are a few front pages of some news papers today and how they covered the storm. Newspapers always have some interesting headlines for weather stories.

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This post was written by Schnack on February 22, 2013

Delays/Closings

I had an e-mail in my inbox from the National Weather Service in LaCrosse about school delays and closings. They have been keeping track of how often and what schools close or delay so far this winter in their counties of responsibility. The list below are the counties  that over lap the LaCrosse NWS coverage area and KWWL coverage area.

Allamakee
Chickasaw
Clayton
Crawford, WI
Fayette
Floyd
Grant, WI
Howard
Mitchell
Winneshiek

The schools with the most delays/closures so far in all of the LaCrosse coverage area are as follows:

E. Allamakee (10)
Allamakee (7)
Boscobel, WI (7)
De Soto, WI (7)
Lewiston, MN (7)
MFL MarMac Comm. (7)

The least  delays/closures so far…all have 1:

Abbotsford, WI
Colby, WI
Holmen, WI
La Crosse, WI
Onalaska, WI
Stewartville, WI

The other forecast offices don’t have any data like this so the rankings are only for the LaCrosse NWS coverage area.

 

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This post was written by Schnack on February 6, 2013

Storm TRACK7 App for iPhone/iPad

It is here!!! The storm TRACK7 Weather app for iOS users (iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch) is available. You can see the latest radar image for your backyard and anywhere in the country. One of the nice features about this app is that it will give you the weather information for your locaiton when you are traveling anywhere in the country.  Oh and did I mention it is FREE!!!

The following things are available on the app:

> 10 Day Forecast
> Hourly Forecast
> Alerts
> KWWL video forecast
> KWWL news feed
> take a photo/video and submit it to KWWL
> and much more

The screen captures below are from the iPhone.

The screen capture below is from the iPad.

This iOS app goes along with our app for Android that I posted about the end of November. Here is the link to that story.

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This post was written by Schnack on December 13, 2012

The Moon on a Visible Satellite Image

You don’t see this very often. Check out this visible satellite image from this afternoon. The Moon makes an appearance.  A good example of timing and angles. Being at the right place at the right time.

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This post was written by Schnack on December 4, 2012

Storm TRACK7 Android App

It is here. The KWWL storm TRACK 7 weather app is available on Android phones. It gives you control of the radar, hourly forecast, 10 day forecast, weather alerts and more. The app is FREE!!! Click on the logo above for more information.

The app for iphones is coming shortly.

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This post was written by Schnack on November 29, 2012

No More Sun Until Next Year in Barrow, AK

When the sun sets today at 1:31 PM in Barrow, AK the next sunrise will not be until January 22, 2013 at 1:18 PM.

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This post was written by Schnack on November 18, 2012

Visible Satellite

I love looking at visible satellite images. They can show so many details.

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This post was written by Schnack on June 28, 2012