Isolated Showers Tuesday Evening

Isolated showers were forming along a front.

The showers were moving south with very isolated areas of rain as you can tell from the photos below.

Cedar Falls. (Credit: Melissa Rae Stempien)

Cedar Falls (Credit: Shawn Scott)

Cedar Falls (Credit: Chris Davis)

Cedar Falls (Credit: Whitney Hanson)

north of Waterloo at 6:39 pm. (Credit: Chris Pletz)

 

Cedar Falls. (Credit: Joan Harringa)

Cedar Falls (Credit: Becky Anderson)

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This post was written by Schnack on June 5, 2018

More Clouds

Clouds are moving east this afternoon.

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This post was written by Schnack on February 2, 2018

Saturday Sunset Photos

A small batch of showers developed late Saturday afternoon and early evening across northern Iowa, and made for some beautiful sunsets.  Here are some of the photos sent in from viewers.

Genevieve Bertram – Waterloo

 

Wendy Burkholder – Shell Rock

 

Sharon Jenison – Waverly

 

Rebecca Brown

 

Michael Ehrig – Waterloo

 

Michael Ehrig – Waterloo

 

Julie Leavens – Butler County

 

Joyce Meyer – Calmar

 

Joyce Hickman – Waterloo

 

Jessica Ricchio – Oelwein

 

Christina See – Jesup

 

Dominick Roe – Waterloo

 

James Glaspie – Cedar Falls

 

Amber Hemenway – Waterloo

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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on January 27, 2018

Clouds Clearing

Here is a view of where the clouds are this evening. The blue coloring in eastern Iowa indicates lower clouds.

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This post was written by Schnack on January 26, 2018

“Hole Punch” clouds

The image below is from Thursday, January 25, 2018. You can see “hole punch” clouds from GOES16 Lake Ontario.These are also called a fallstreak hole.

Click here for more information about them.

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This post was written by Schnack on January 25, 2018

Wave Clouds

Click on the image to view the video of the wave clouds from December 19, 2017.

 

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This post was written by Schnack on December 22, 2017

Clouds Wednesday Evening

Here is another great look from the GOES 16 showing where the clouds are this evening. Using this channel of the satellite works well at night showing low stratus clouds and areas of fog which are made up of small water droplets.

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This post was written by Schnack on November 15, 2017

Gravity Waves

A variety of gravity waves propagate through the stratocumulus deck off South America. Click on the image below to play the movie.

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This post was written by Schnack on November 14, 2017

Sunday Evening Storms

A weak cold front tracked through eastern Iowa Sunday, which sparked a couple stronger storms across portions of the KWWL viewing area, mainly in a scattered line from Dubuque to Cedar Rapids.  That made for some picturesque scenes.  Here are some viewer photos:

Mammatus clouds in Dubuque – Danny Murphy

 

Mammatus clouds in Dubuque, looking toward Wisconsin – Robert Shade

 

Mammatus clouds and a sunset in Kieler, WI – Angela Beauchamp

 

Mammatus clouds in Dubuque – Amanda (@fanofthearts on Twitter)

 

Hickory Hills Park – Waterloo. Jessica Selleck

 

South of Hudson – Shawn Caslavka

 

Rain shaft near Dubuque – Amanda (@fanofthearts on Twitter)

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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on August 27, 2017

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Hurricane Harvey as a Category 4 Storm

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This post was written by Schnack on August 25, 2017