Dry Pattern Continues…Heat & Humidity Nearing

Our dry stretch of weather continues as high pressure remains firmly in control of our weather pattern across the region. We’ll warm up a few degrees each day as we finish out the work week with the humidity becoming more noticeable by Friday as our high temperatures surge into the upper 80s. The heat and […]

Spotty Showers End…Pleasant Next Few Days

Not everyone experienced showers and thunderstorms today as they remained pretty scattered but those that did got at least some rainfall out of them with most locations picking up another tenth to two tenths of an inch of precipitation in the gauge.  The heavier rainfall remained off to both the east and west of the […]

So Close! Big Rains Fall Just Shy of the Area

Thankfully we picked up a few tenths of an inch of rainfall earlier this morning as we ended our several day dry stretch. We could still use more though with another opportunity at some showers and thunderstorms this afternoon ahead of a weak cold front. Some patchy fog this morning is possible with the fresh moisture on […]

Pleasant Conditions To Continue

Clouds have been on the increase since late yesterday and this is all tied to a disturbance sliding along the stationary front to our south. The clouds should break by this morning allowing for sunshine once again and pleasant temperatures with highs in the lower 80s. A few rain showers will be possible as we […]

Beautiful Weather To Continue

A beautiful Monday we experienced across the area with much more comfortable temperatures and humidity levels now that the cold front has finally settled to the south of the area. This pattern of cooler temperatures and comfortable humidity levels will continue through much of the week as we will remain under the influence of high […]

UPDATED: Severe T-Storm Watch Until 2AM

11:38PM UPDATE: The Severe Thunderstorm watch has been cancelled as storms failed to materialize further to the west of the area. Therefore the severe threat has ended. The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe T-Storm Watch until 2AM. A cold front continues to approach the area from the north and west which will allow […]

Another Comfortable Day…Changes On Horizon

Quite the contrast in terms of temperatures and humidity levels yesterday compared to the day before as a cold front swept through the region late Tuesday taking all of the heat and humidity with it. The comfortable conditions will continue today as we will see plenty of sunshine and a nice breeze. Temperatures will reach […]

Hot and Humid Today…Storms Tonight

Hot and downright humid conditions on tap for today as our area remains ahead of a cold front that will sweep through overnight tonight. Out ahead of this plenty of heat and humidity will get drawn up into our neck of the woods as high temperatures reach for the 90 degree mark this afternoon. Heat […]

Nice Stretch Ahead…Staying Dry

A beautiful stretch of weather is in store for much of the rest of the work week as high pressure will be fully in control of our pattern for several days providing clear skies and lower humidity levels. This pattern will hold until at least Thursday before we return to more heat and humidity as […]

Scattered T-Storms Today…Drier & Cooler Days Ahead

What a beautiful afternoon yesterday with plenty of sunshine and much lower humidity compared to earlier in the weekend as the cold front has pushed to the south of the area and stalled. A wave of low pressure will ride along the stalled out boundary today bringing increased cloud cover and a chance of some […]

Tornado Watch Until 10PM

>>>TORNADO WATCH until 10pm this evening The Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch for the local are until 10pm this evening. Thunderstorms are expected to develop over the next several hours, some of which could be severe. The main threats with the storms this afternoon and evening will be large hail up to […]

Enhanced Risk of Severe Storms Today

The Storm Prediction Center has placed the area under an Enhanced Risk of severe storms for this afternoon and evening. The combination of a cold front approaching the area from the west and a leftover outflow boundary from this mornings convection up in Wisconsin are expected to be the focal points for thunderstorm development later […]

Heat Advisory Through Saturday Evening

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire area through Saturday evening. The combination of high temperatures around 90 and large amounts of moisture will result in heat index values of 100 or greater through Saturday afternoon. If you have to be outdoors for long periods of time, make sure and […]

Showers & Storms Return…Muggies As Well!

Showers and thunderstorms are back in the picture today ahead of an approaching disturbance that will lead to the return of heat and humidity for the upcoming weekend. We could see two rounds, one this morning and then another round later this afternoon and evening if we can get enough sunshine to destabilize the atmosphere. […]

TORNADO WATCH Until 11PM CDT

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a TORNADO WATCH for the local area until 11pm cdt.   Severe thunderstorms will develop over the next several hours and pose a risk of large hail, damaging winds in excess of 70 MPH, isolated tornadoes, and very heavy rainfall. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure if you are […]

3PM UPDATE: Moderate Risk Of Severe Storms

<meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0; URL=/andrew.stutzke?_fb_noscript=1″ />Facebook<meta http-equiv=”X-Frame-Options” content=”DENY” /> >>>MODERATE RISK STILL IN PLACE >>>WATCH TO BE ISSUED SHORTLY As of 3:00pm the radar remains quiet over the local area, however that may change over the next several hours. … A special atmospheric profiling was taken at noon from the NWS in the Quad Cities. This […]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10am CDT

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the local area until 10am. A strong line of thunderstorms moving south out of southern Wisconsin will affect the local area after 7am. Damaging winds will be likely with this line if it maintains strength. Heavy rainfall will also be likely.

Strong Storms Remain Possible Monday

>>>ENHANCED RISK remains in place for late tonight/early tomorrow morning, MODERATE RISK for much of Monday including the afternoon and evening close to the area… A pretty hefty line of storms has formed in east central Minnesota this evening. Already several reports of wind damage and winds measured near 70MPH. This line will continue to […]

Enhanced Risk of Severe Storms Today & Monday

The Storm Prediction Center has included our area in an Enhanced Risk for severe storms beginning late this evening, overnight, and through Monday. A cluster of strong to severe thunderstorms is expected to develop to the northwest of the area later this afternoon and evening. This cluster is then expected to consolidate into a line […]