Winter 2013-2014 outlook

November 21, 2013 0 Comments
Winter 2013-2014 outlook

The official Winter 2013-2014 outlook was issued on November 21. Iowa is supposed to have normal temperature and normal precipitation December through February. The Winter Solstice occurs at 11:11 AM on December 21. Stay tuned…

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The Witch of November?

November 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Witch of November?

In his famous song about the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, Gordon Lightfoot sang about “The Witch of November”. This month is notorious for big, deep cyclones with extremely low pressure and extremely strong wind. The wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald is just one example…another is the infamous “Armistice Day Blizzard” of 1940. The medium-range […]

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Jeff’s trip to Readlyn

October 26, 2013 0 Comments
Jeff’s trip to Readlyn

Thanks to the fine folks at Wapsie Valley Elementary in Readlyn! I got to visit with Mrs. Miller’s class Friday morning. The First Graders were excellent listeners and they had some really good questions. We talked about storms and clouds and the different seasons. I enjoyed my time in Readlyn!

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Jeff’s morning at the Pink Ribbon Run

October 9, 2013 0 Comments
Jeff’s morning at the Pink Ribbon Run

Thanks to everyone in Cedar Falls for allowing me to run with them again this year. The Pink Ribbon Run is held the first weekend in October. The money raised from the run goes toward breast cancer research. It’s a great cause and I was happy to be a part of the event. I didn’t […]

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How will our weather be in October?

September 26, 2013 0 Comments
How will our weather be in October?

The long-range weather outlook for October includes above normal temperature for many of the “Lower 48″ states….including Iowa. October precipitation is forecast to be above normal for the Pacific Northwest…below normal for much of the Central Plains region…and near normal for the rest of the country.

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How will our weather be this Fall?

August 31, 2013 0 Comments
How will our weather be this Fall?

The latest long-range weather outlooks show normal temperatures and precipitation for the month of September. The 90 day outlook keeps our part of the country pretty close to normal temperature-wise, but swings us back toward wet weather with above-normal precipitation.

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Updated August outlook

August 9, 2013 0 Comments
Updated August outlook

A few changes from the earlier outlook…our part of the country now looks quite a bit cooler than normal on the temperature and close to normal on the precipitation.

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How will our weather be for August?

July 19, 2013 0 Comments
How will our weather be for August?

The long range outlook for August shows the warm weather continuing over the Western US as well as the New England states. Our region is forecast to have temperatures that are close to normal. Precipitation is forecast to be greater than normal in the Southeastern states…and wetter-than-normal weather is predicted in parts of New Mexico […]

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Most of Iowa has had a dry July (so far, anyway!)

July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Most of Iowa has had a dry July (so far, anyway!)

After such a sloppy wet spring, the weather pattern for early Summer has been quite a bit drier. A few spots have had some locally heavy downpours, but the majority of the state has had below-normal precipitation so far in July. The forecast for the upcoming week features a few scattered thunderstorm chances…and the 6-10 […]

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How will our weather be in July?

June 22, 2013 0 Comments
How will our weather be in July?

Long-range weather outlooks for July show much of the Western US with warmer-than-normal temperature. Much of New England is also forecast to be on the warm side. The rest of the country, including the entire Midwest is predicted to have normal temperature. Precipitation is forecast to be above normal over the Southeastern states as well […]

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