Strong Winds & Widespread Severe Weather for Wednesday

A storm system will bring severe storms to the region this evening with damaging winds and possibly a few tornadoes. Historically rare very strong winds will then impact the area through the night. The winds will start out of the south, swinging around to the west later in the evening and overnight hours. Wind gusts to 65 mph … Read More

Widespread Severe Weather Likely Wednesday Evening

The Storm Prediction Center has issued A major and unexpected upgrade for Wednesday's severe weather outlook. We are  now looking at a 4 out of 5 threat level for Wednesday evening. Storms will race across the area after sunset with damaging winds and tornadoes being the main threat. These severe thunderstorms are expected 5-10 pm. … Read More

High Wind Warning issued for Wednesday

HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM WEDNESDAY TO 3 AM CST THURSDAY * WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of north central and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota. * WHEN...From 3 PM Wednesday to 3 AM CST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down … Read More

Strong To Severe Storms Possible Wednesday Evening

A line of very fast moving thunderstorms may race across the area Wednesday evening ahead of a cold front. These storms will have the potential to be strong to severe with strong, damaging winds the main threat. An isolated tornado or two could also occur, although this looks to be a lower probability outcome than … Read More

Very Strong Winds Expected Wednesday Afternoon and Night

A storm system will pass across the region and produce a period a very strong winds late Wednesday afternoon through the night. The winds will start out of the south Wednesday afternoon and then swing around to the west late Wednesday evening through the overnight hours. Wind gusts of 55 to 60 mph will be … Read More

Strong Winds Expected Wednesday into Thursday

Strong winds are expected to develop Wednesday afternoon as an area low pressure deepens as it tracks to the west across Minnesota.  Winds may be strong enough to produce power outages and some damage to property.  Driving may be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.  Secure loose objects and holiday decorations. Strong Winds Expected What: Strong … Read More

Friday Night Snowfall Totals

...Some Snowfall Reports from This Evening... Location Amount Time/Date Lat/Lon ...Iowa... ...Chickasaw County... Nashua 0.9 in 0736 PM 12/10 42.95N/92.54W ...Minnesota... ...Dodge County... 1 SW Mantorville 5.0 in 0944 PM 12/10 44.06N/92.77W Kasson 4.0 in 0703 PM 12/10 44.03N/92.75W Mantorville 4.0 in 0854 PM 12/10 44.07N/92.76W ...Houston County... 4 WNW Eitzen 3.0 in 0828 PM … Read More

Dangerous Winter Storm Friday into Saturday – Significant Impacts To Travel Likely

A winter storm will impact the region Friday into early Saturday. Areas of blowing and drifting snow are expected with pockets of whiteout conditions possible. There is also a smaller threat for freezing precipitation south of the snow band. However, any shift in the storm track will impact where the heaviest snow falls. Forecast adjustments are possible - keep up-to-date on … Read More

Winter Storm Warning issued for Friday & Saturday

A winter storm will impact the region with a band of heavy snow Friday into early Saturday. Some areas of blowing and drifting snows are likely with pockets of whiteout conditions. There is also a smaller threat for freezing precipitation south of the snow band. However, any shift in the storm track will impact where the … Read More