Wacky Weather in Des Moines

Wednesday in Des Moines, Iowa, a very strong low pressure system headed east out of the Rocky Mountains into the Des Moines area, producing heavy snow on the western side of the state, as shown in the tweet below. Six hours earlier, severe thunderstorms producing tornadoes occurred on the eastern side of the state. Nebraska […]

Photogenic Tornado Forms in Southwest Iowa Sunday

A very photogenic tornado formed in southwestern Iowa on Sunday afternoon and evening. The tornado formed in the Cromwell and Nevinville, IA areas. Damage assessments will likely take place today to determine the path length, as well as strength of the tornado. The locals took to Twitter to post their pictures of the tornado.   […]

Cooler Weather…Oh Yea!

This Afternoon – Mostly Cloudy; Showers – High 72º / Tonight – Mostly Cloudy; Cooler – Low 60º 3pm 70º – 6pm 71º – 9pm 67º – 12am 67º – 3am 64º – 6am 61º The next few days will be characterized by much cooler weather than we have seen recently. However clouds will also […]

Iowa Tornado Activity

All the elements are present in Iowa for tornadoes today and they’re ongoing now. Photos, of course, already popping up on social media.   4:46pm CDT #SPC_MD 1285 concerning severe potential…watch possible, #wiwx #iawx #mnwx, http://t.co/EThZukacZJ pic.twitter.com/fJQoMsEsKR — NWS SPC (@NWSSPC) July 6, 2014 Kaboom! RT @mikecollignon: @JimCantore Cloud formation in north central Iowa this […]

Iowa Hit By Extreme Flooding

Extreme flooding has impacted the state of Iowa the past few days, with some pretty incredible scenes unfolding as a result.  The area has been struck by a number of strong and severe weather over the past few days, and this continues today.  The following is a screenshot taken from the Iowa Flood Center.  Current […]

Central Plains Severe Weather Outbreak Tomorrow

A severe weather outbreak appears likely tomorrow afternoon and evening across the central Plains states. An environment with adequate shear and high instability will yield an atmosphere conducive for severe weather. This area may also extend to the east into northwest Illinois. Above is the Storm Prediction Center outlook for tomorrow. They expect the most […]