Snowiest Day in Waterloo

November 30, 2016

On Nov. 30, 1934, 14.0″ of snow fell making it the snowiest day ever in Waterloo. Here is the weather map from that day.
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Long Range Snow Forecasts

November 29, 2016

One word….WRONG…  Every winter people make and/or share outrageous posts about 90″ of snow 2 weeks from now. That is not going to happen. Here is some information to help educate yourself. Please don’t share these outrageous posts.

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4 Tornadoes Confirmed From Monday

November 29, 2016

There were multiple reports of tornadoes on Monday afternoon in eastern Iowa. A few tornadic storms formed ahead of a cold front. As of late Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service has one completed damage survey:

RADCLIFFE TORNADO (Hardin County)

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70-75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.1 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   10 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV 28 2016
START TIME:             1244 PM CST
START LOCATION:         RADCLIFFE

END DATE:               NOV 28 2016
END TIME:               1248 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1 MILE NW OF RADCLIFFE

The twister flipped a vehicle, threw a shed about 30 feet, downed trees and left a lot of roof damage.


GRUNDY CENTER TORNADO (Grundy County)

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70-75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  .20 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   10 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV 28 2016
START TIME:             345 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1 MILE WEST OF GRUNDY CENTER

END DATE:               NOV 28 2016
END TIME:               346 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1 MILE WEST OF GRUNDY CENTER


PARKERSBURG TORNADO (Butler County)

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70-75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.6 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   10 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV 28 2016
START TIME:             345 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1 MILE SE PARKERSBURG

END DATE:               NOV 28 2016
END TIME:               347 PM CST


TORNADO NEAR MONTEZUMA

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    70-75 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   10 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV 28 2016
START TIME:             414 PM CST
START LOCATION:         4 MILES NW OF NEW SHARON

END DATE:               NOV 28 2016
END TIME:               421 PM CST
END LOCATION:           5.5 MILES SW OF MONTEZUMA


EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0…WEAK……65 TO 85 MPH
EF1…WEAK……86 TO 110 MPH
EF2…STRONG….111 TO 135 MPH
EF3…STRONG….136 TO 165 MPH
EF4…VIOLENT…166 TO 200 MPH
EF5…VIOLENT…>200 MPH*

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November Tornadoes….Again

November 28, 2016

Yes, it happened again…tornadoes in Iowa during the month of November. Last year, on November 11th, there were 19 tornadoes in Iowa. The map below shows the tornadoes from November 2015.

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Click here for more details on the tornado outbreak last year. Since 1980, there have been 41 tornadoes and it looks like that number will go up after Monday afternoon.

Tornado Climate

Here is a look at the funnel cloud or tornado reports from Monday afternoon as a cold front pushed slowly across the state.

KWWL 2015 MAX Storm ED

 

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24 Hour Rain Totals

November 28, 2016

24 Hour Rain

Here are the 24 hour rain totals across eastern Iowa as of Monday morning:

Waterloo 0.80
Dubuque 1.23
Cedar Rapids 0.07
Iowa City 0.68
VINTON, IA 0.68
BELLE PLAINE, IA 0.75
TRIPOLI, IA 0.90
STANLEY 4 W, IA 1.00
ALLISON, IA 0.40
West Fork Cedar River 3 NNE Kesley, IA 0.48
LOWDEN, IA 0.65
NEW HAMPTON, IA 0.80
Protivin 4WSW, IA 0.61
IONIA 2W, IA 0.43
ELKADER 6SSW, IA 0.88
Monona WWTP, IA 0.98
VOLGA 1NE, IA 0.84
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA 0.88
MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA 0.87
CASCADE, IA 0.76
Dubuque #3, IA 0.78
Dubuque L&D 11, IA 0.95
FAYETTE, IA 0.88
WAUCOMA , IA
OELWEIN 1E, IA 0.26
COLWELL, IA 1.24
NASHUA 2SW, IA 0.65
CHARLES CITY, IA 0.40
HAMPTON, IA 0.35
GRUNDY CENTER, IA 0.61
CONRAD, IA 0.55
IOWA FALLS, IA 0.43
CRESCO 1NE, IA 0.74
MARENGO, IA 1.04
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA 0.96
NORTH ENGLISH, IA 0.75
FULTON, IA 0.95
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA 0.87
Bellevue LD 12, IA 0.80
IOWA CITY, IA 0.68
Monticello, IA 0.64
Anamosa 3SSW, IA 0.73
Sigourney, IA 0.51
COGGON, IA 1.01
OSAGE , IA 0.55
ST ANSGAR, IA 0.46
CLUTIER, IA 0.77
TOLEDO 3 N, IA 1.01
TRAER, IA 0.90
WASHINGTON, IA 0.55
CALMAR, IA 0.88
Hopkinton 5.4 WSW 0.59
Oelwein 0.8 WNW 1.08
Waucoma 3.2 S 0.98
Latimer 1.9 NE 0.25
Amana 4.7 W 1.05
Parnell 0.1 SSW 0.80
Iowa City 4.5 N 0.70
Kalona 7.3 NNW 0.69
Solon 0.3 ESE 0.78
Cedar Rapids 2.2 WSW 0.98
Robins 0.4 SSE 0.83
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW 0.93
Central City 6.7 W 0.88
Marion 1.2 NE 0.94
Marion 1.7 NNW 0.99
Ely 0.5 SE 0.81
Center Point 0.6 NNW 1.05
Cedar Rapids 2.7 NE 0.93
Dysart 3.1 N 0.83
Ainsworth 7.4 N 0.36
Decorah 7.9 ENE 0.67
Fort Atkinson 0.2 SE 0.99
Decorah 4.9SE 1.01
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ICYMI Nov 27…Nebraska Tornado/Spain Waterspout/Snow Depth/Tis The Season

November 27, 2016

While it doesn’t happen often, tornadoes CAN occur in November across the Midwest, and even here in Iowa.  A few tornado warnings were issued earlier Sunday evening in Nebraska.

tornado

Below is a screenshot of a video taken by a gentleman living in Minden, Nebraska.  Click here to view the video on Twitter.  You can see it’s a “rope” tornado.

tornado

As mentioned, it doesn’t happen often, but it’s not impossible to see a tornado in Iowa during November.  Since 1980, there have been 41 tornadoes reported in our state.

Tornado Climate


Across the pond, there was a waterspout spotted off the coast of Spain.  See the video below:


Switching gears to snow.  Last year at this time, 34.5% of the United States was covered in snow.  This year (as of November 27th), 15.4% of the U.S. is covered in snow.

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Snow depth – 2015

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Snow depth – 2016


Here in Iowa, it has been a dreary Sunday evening.  Despite the rain, it looks pretty festive with the lights in downtown Waterloo.

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Thanksgiving Weather Extremes

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving from the KWWL Storm Track 7 Weather Team.

As you know, we can see a variety of weather on Thanksgiving.  Here are a look at the warmest, coolest, wettest and snowiest Thanksgivings in Waterloo, Dubuque and Cedar Rapids.  (Note:  There have been multiple observation stations in Iowa City, which is why there is not an accurate history).

Thanksgiving History

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ICYMI Nov 23 – Fogbow/ AERI/

November 23, 2016

Meteorologist are always looking for was to improve weather forecasting. An instrument called,  Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer, or AERI might help. The data it gathers might improve forecast models. Click here to read more information.

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Fogbow in Scotland
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Click here to see how fogbows form.


 

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November 22, 2016

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World-wide-web filtration is better employed to limit the web for young children, blocking them from unintentionally walking to the seedier crevices freeware parental control software  of the Web. Teenagers are good at locating their means around parent settings if they would like to.

In Your Router

Among the most effective to setup parental handles is by setting up them with your wireless router. Your hub features as the jampacked place where all of the World wide web traffic for the multilevel streams through. Starting parental regulates here will help you to conduct web filtration for the gadgets on the system &Number8212 personal computers, smartphones on the market, drugs, and also game consoles with constructed-in surfers.

Some routers dispatch with developed-in adult controls. When your switch has this selection, it will often be promoted on the package and will generally be defined in the guidebook. You can go to the wireless router&Number8217s world-wide-web-based mostly configuration pages and hang up the parent handles to your community.

A lot of routers put on&#8217t mspy app free download include parental regulates, but you may use OpenDNS to build parent manages on any modem. To make this happen, you&Number8217ll should just change your modem&#8217s The dynamic naming service machine controls make use of OpenDNS. OpenDNS enables you to create your free account and configure net filter &#8212 you’ll be able to pick various kinds of types of internet sites to dam. Internet websites you prohibit will direct to a &Number8220This web site is clogged&#8221 concept when stopped at on your own network.

To learn more about varying your modem&#8217s controls, consider its guidebook.

If you need a computer with your network never to be tv, you’ll be able to adjust its DNS host yourself so that it won&#8217t use OpenDNS. Of course, which means anyone on your own system may change their The dynamic naming service host and sidestep the filter. Like we mentioned, this kind of filtration system can be helpful for your children, however a teen will get close to it.

On House windows 7

Glass windows 7 has some built-in adult manages where you can control what time a user account parental control internet software can sign in to the computer as well as what plans it could use. That is useful if your kids use distinct person reports using your laptop.

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On Windows 8 or Home windows 10

Glass windows 8 and Home windows 10 have built-in parent settings that merge Home windows 7&#8217s deadlines and plan accessibility controls with Family Safety&Number8217s web blocking and even more extra features. You can manage your adjustments and examine studies through the same Family Basic safety internet site. All you should do is examine the &Number8220Is mtss is a youngster&#8217s account?&#8221 pack when starting a new individual consideration on Home windows 8. The bill will likely be marked since a child&Number8217s bill and can be been able through the Loved ones Basic safety web page.

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It’s also possible to utilize 3rd-get together parent manages. Several Internet security software rooms include created-in parental manages. When you have a burglar package set up using your laptop, verify that they have developed-in parent manages.

Additionally, there are dedicated parental management solutions within your budget, such as the popular World wide web Childcare professional that anybody has got word of. However, you wear&#8217t need to pay to get a parent control remedy. There are numerous other free world-wide-web blocking options you may use. One example is, Norton offers a no cost how to spy on a mobile phone Norton Family parental handle software that looks like it’s generally suggested. Attempt doing a search online and also you&Number8217ll locate a great many other selections that will fit your needs.

Naturally, no parental controls are perfect. They picked up&#8217t prevent almost everything bad and could from time to time prevent anything great. Enough enthusiastic teenagers may also have close to them, if perhaps leave your property and being able to view the net anywhere else or employing their smart phone.

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Personalized Travel Weather Forecast

November 21, 2016

Either you are traveling this week or maybe you have travel plans down the road…you might want to save this link. It gives you a personalized forecast along your route from start to finish. Here is the link.
The images below give you a step by step on where to click and what to type.

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