Dense Fog Overnight…Warming This Week

A Dense Fog Advisory has been issued for the overnight hours through midday Monday. Expect reduced visibilities under 1/4 a mile in spots. This fog will stuck around through Monday morning which will keep our temperatures from rising much in the afternoon. If it clears it sooner tack on a degree or two onto high […]

Fog Early…Warming Still Ahead

Those stubborn clouds really held our temperatures down yesterday as areas that did experience some sunshine just to the west of the Mississippi River jumped into the middle 40s for highs. The overall pattern continues to favor dry conditions through the first part of the weekend with a slight chance of showers on Sunday, followed […]

Flurries Today then Warming Up!

We sure have seen our fair share of rain around this area as we continue the trend from this past summer. Our are picked up over a quarter of an inch yesterday bringing our November total past the 4″ mark! Thankfully drier weather ahead in the next few days will give us a gentler entrance […]

Showery Thanksgiving but WARM!

Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving tomorrow with friends and family. Weather-wise things still look damp as scattered showers will be with us for a better part of the day. Temperatures however will be quite warm with a nice south wind boosting highs up to 60 degrees! Whatever snow pile is left on the ground […]

Melting Continues Tuesday…Soggy Thanksgiving

“Novanuary” has arrived (at least that is the new name I am giving this month as we went from 60s before the winter storm to 8+” of snow and temperatures of zero degreesĀ in just a few days time). It sure has been a wild ride over the last few days with some impressive snowfall totals […]

12PM Winter Storm Update

Winter Storm Warning has Expired The Winter Storm Warning has been allowed to expired as the final heavy snowfall band continues to push out of the area. Behind this band some light snow remains but expect a decrease in the activity over the next couple of hours. Some sunshine looks to make an appearance by […]

11PM Winter Storm Update

Snow continues to fall with heavier bands approaching as we go through the next several hours. Most in-town roads remain wet however some of the rural roads are beginning to get a layer of snow building up. Storm reports showing reported snow totals so far have been added to the loop so you can see […]

Let the Snow & COLD Begin

Our first winter storm of the season is still on track to impact the area come later today and tonight as an intensifying area of low pressure moves through the plains and then slides just to the south o the area. Expect clouds to increase through the day with light rain likely by late afternoon. […]

Winter Storm Warning 6pm Friday – 12pm Saturday

Our seasons first winter storm is on track to impact the area come late Friday afternoon and into the first part of Saturday. A strengthening area of low pressure passing through the plains will move just to the south of the region putting ourĀ area under the risk of some heavy snowfall totals. Rain is expected […]

Accumulating Snow Possible Friday Night/Saturday Morning

A storm system currently moving onshore on the west coast will interact with a cooler air mass over the region to produce rain changing to snow late in the afternoon on Friday and especially during the overnight continuing into Saturday morning. At this time it is too early to put out snowfall estimates, but the […]

Steadier Rain Today…Drying & Windy Wednesday

Rain will continue and become steadier as the day progresses across the area as more moisture gets drawn up from the south. By this afternoon and early evening a few rumbles of thunder will even be possible with the periods of heavier rainfall. Still expecting many areas to receive at least 1-2″ with isolated spots […]

Rainy Days Ahead…Much Cooler Late Week

Hopefully you were able to get outside for a bit over the weekend as we enjoyed another beautiful fall day with plenty of sunshine and highs in the middle 60s. While the winds did increase during the afternoon conditions still were not bad at all considering it is the middle of November already! We’ve got […]

Windy Conditions Still Today…Nice Weekend Ahead

November weather can literally bring everything including the kitchen sink as a strong storm system brought high winds and even a few tornadoes to the region Thursday. Believe it or not parts of Iowa actually saw some snowflakes from this storm! Our main story has been the winds as the strongest occurred very early Thursday […]

Wind Advisory Posted for Wednesday & Thursday

WIND ADVISORY 6PM Wednesday – 6PM Thursday High winds are expected to develop by Wednesday afternoon with sustained speeds between 30-35 MPH. Winds may gust up to 50 MPH at times by late Wednesday night through much of Thursday. Make sure and secure any loose outdoor objects that may cause damage due to the high […]

Warming Through Wednesday…Significant Storm Brewing

Hope everyone had a great weekend! We’ll be starting off the new week on a quiet but warmer note as temperatures continue to climb through the 50s through Tuesday with sunny conditions persisting. The models continue to indicate a very strong area of low pressure will develop in the plains and move very close late […]

Dry Weekend Ahead…Briefly Cooler

After a windy but warm Thursday all ahead of a cold front that moved through late last night bringing an end to our above average temperatures. With the front well off to the east the sunshine will return today along with cooler temperatures as the 70s will be long gone and the 50s move in. […]

Dense Fog Tonight/Wednesday Morning

Already dense fog has formed just to the south and east of the area with many observations around Peru, Rochelle and surrounding communities seeing reduced visibility levels. Expect the thick fog to move in as we head through the overnight hours lasting through much of Wednesday morning. Just like today high temperatures will suffer due […]

Unseasonably Warm Temps Continue…Rain Thur/Fri

It really is November! I promise! Though our weather sure isn’t acting that way, and that is certainly fine with me and many others I’m sure as (like a broken record) we chalked up another 70+ degree day yesterday with plenty of sunshine and a southerly flow keeping our area nice and warm. We’ll continue […]

Dry Temporarily…Half/Half Weekend Ahead

A big shock to the system in terms of our temperature change over the last couple of days as a strong area of low pressure sent a much cooler air-mass into the area on it’s backside along with very gusty winds and a few rain/sleet (and in some cases snow) showers during the day yesterday. […]