Weather

Fall Colors Across The Region

Minnesota fall color report Iowa fall color report Wisconsin fall color report Many people think that cold weather is solely responsible for the color change in leaves, but not so. Leaves begin to turn before we have any frosts. Change in coloring is the result of chemical processes which take place in the tree as the seasons change. … Read More

Flooding continues around the area

The Flood Warning continues for the Turkey River at Spillville. * Until tomorrow evening. * At 1:30 PM CDT Saturday the stage was 15.0 feet. * Flood stage is 9.0 feet. * Major flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 1:30 PM … Read More

Heavy Rainfall Expected Through Saturday

➔ Thursday and Thursday Night - There is a slight risk of excessive rainfall which could lead to flooding across the area. ➔ Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms are possible, with the heaviest rain expected from late Thursday afternoon into Friday morning. Additional rainfall is expected over the weekend. ➔ Confidence is high on … Read More

Heat & Severe Weather for Tuesday

There is a risk of severe thunderstorms on Tuesday. Storms could move into the area during the morning hours with redevelopment in the afternoon. Each round of storms could pose a risk of damaging winds, hail, and locally heavy rain. Confidence in timing and location remain low at this time. Monitor weather conditions and have multiple ways … Read More

FCC Will Conduct a Test of The Emergency Alert System This Wednesday, August 11

This Wednesday, August 11th, Fema and The Federal Communications Commission will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System and Wireless Emergency Alerts. The test will be at approximately 1:20 p.m. Central Time. This test will be broadcast on all radio and television stations across the nation as well as Wireless Emergency Alert capable … Read More

Severe Storms Expected, Especially into Wisconsin

Today: Severe Storms Expected, especially this evening in Wisconsin What: Severe thunderstorm with a risk for damaging wind, large hail, and tornadoes Where: Highest risk in Wisconsin Timing: Evening time frame (6PM - MIDNIGHT) Impacts: Damaging wind could knock down trees, power lines, farm buildings and damage crops. Large hail could damage property and crops. ACTION: Stay weather aware!  Have … Read More

Heat Advisory in Effect For Wednesday

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 9 PM CDT WEDNESDAY... * WHAT...Heat index values of 100 to 105 expected. * WHERE...Portions of southwest and west central Wisconsin, north central and northeast Iowa, and southeast Minnesota. * WHEN...From 10 AM to 9 PM CDT Wednesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat … Read More

Hot and Humid Tuesday and Wednesday

Heat and humidity build back into the area through the middle of this week. Heat index values will approach 100 degrees Tuesday before reaching as high as 105 on Wednesday. Periodic shower and storm chances will also be possible through the middle of the week. What: Hot and humid with heat index values of 95-100 on … Read More

Some Severe Thunderstorm Warnings will alert on Smartphones soon.

(NWS) July 22, 2021 - Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hail storms, and widespread straight-line winds called derechoes, to cloud-to-ground lightning and flash flooding. Starting August 2, the National Weather Service will better convey the severity and potential impacts from thunderstorm … Read More