Storm Snowfall Totals

SNOWFALL STORM REPORTS: These are preliminary storm reports! Source: NWS/CoCoRaHS Combined Reports. please note DeKalb had two measurements this morning at the time of this post. The other measurement was 9.1. Edit: Other towns added to the list after time of post: Rochelle 12.0 Paw Paw 6.0 Steward 5.5 PLEASE NOTE: Your totals may be […]

BLIZZARD WARNING until 6am Monday

A BLIZZARD WARNING has been issued for LEE and WHITESIDE COUNTIES until 6am Monday. Snow will continue to fall and intensify into the late afternoon and early evening hours with strong winds gusting up to 40 MPH by early evening. This will great blizzard conditions with extremely low visibility making travel dangerous. Snowfall amounts of […]

UPDATED: Winter Storm WARNING for Sunday

A Winter Storm WARNING has been issued for Whiteside and Lee Counties in effect Sunday morning through Sunday evening. Moderate to heavy snow will be likely by late Sunday morning continuing into the afternoon before ending early Sunday evening. Total accumulations of 5-8 inches will be likely significantly reducing visibility and creating dangerous travel conditions. […]

Winter Storm WATCH for Sunday

A Winter Storm WATCH has been issued for WHITESIDE and LEE COUNTIES beginning Sunday morning through Sunday evening. THREATS: Snow accumulation of at least four inches with locally higher amounts possible combined with strong winds causing significant blowing/drifting snow and reduced visibility. If you have plans to travel during this timeframe we strongly suggest you […]

Rain likely Friday with accumulating snow on track for Sunday

Warmer temperatures will continue to remain in place today thanks to a south breeze that will be gusty at times. This morning dry conditions can be expected with increasing chances for rain after the noon hour. Areas of light to moderate rain will continue into the early evening before tapering off around 10pm. Highs this […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

We here at want to wish you and your family a happy Thanksgiving. May this holiday be filled with joy to each and every one of you. If you are traveling from place to place, be safe and enjoy the great weather. We'll continue to see clouds push out of the area today allowing […]

Clouds increase by the upcoming weekend

Sunshine will be disappearing for a while after today so enjoy it while we have it! Light winds today combined with that sunshine will create a spectacular fall day for us with highs in the middle 50s. Rain chances increase as we head into the upcoming weekend. Overall temperatures will remain fairly steady in the […]

Wind Advisory Saturday

A Wind Advisory has been issued for LEE and WHITESIDE COUNTIES until 4pm Saturday evening. Strong northwest winds sustained around 25 to 35 MPH with gusts up to 45 MPH will be possible through the late-morning and early-afternoon hours. This will make driving difficult for high profile vehicles. Make sure and also secure any lightweight […]

Severe Thunderstorms Possible Monday

October will be coming in like a lion today as we see a renewed risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. An area of low pressure will move into eastern Iowa this afternoon pushing a warm front up to the US-20 corridor. This will allow our temperatures to rise into the 70s building instability, […]

National Weather Service: Straight-line winds up to 100 MPH likely to blame for Milledgeville damage.

The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities surveyed the damage in Milledegeville on Wednesday afternoon and is estimating straight-line winds up to 100 MPH tore through the town causing significant damage Tuesday evening. A complex of severe thunderstorms that were part of a very strong cold front working through parts of Iowa raced eastward into […]

Stormy Monday Likely

A widespread area of showers and a few embedded thunderstorms is currently pushing in this morning and will continue through the late-morning. Around the noon hour we'll likely see a break in the activity for a bit before more scattered storms develop after 2pm. If we manage to sneak in some sunshine for a short […]

Finally, A Spring-like Day Wednesday

OUTSIDE PLANS TODAY! Sunshine will be most abundant this morning before clouds move in for the afternoon. That won't hurt our warm-up potential too much with temperatures expected to get into the upper 50s to around 60 for this afternoon. Tonight as a low-level jet increases and a disturbance passes to the north, a few […]

A Couple Days of Chill, Much Warmer Wednesday!

Whatever snowfall we picked up last night will begin melting by this afternoon with temperatures expected to reach the 40s. Don't expect much sunshine today, though! Winds will make a shift to the southwest by Tuesday signalling the beginning of our much anticipated warming trend that will give us highs in the 60s as early […]

Sunday System to bring Light Accumulations

Before we get a break from our winter-like pattern next week we'll be looking another clipper-type storm system that will bring some accumulating snow by Sunday evening. Right now the snow looks to begin around 6pm and last through the overnight hours into Monday morning, ending around 8am. Prior to ending the snow could actually […]

Warmer with More Clouds Monday

We hope you had an enjoyable Easter! Yesterday's high in the low 30s created the third coldest Easter on record, AND, tied the coldest high temperature for April 1st. Impressive! The statistics for March are in and the month was colder and snowier overall. No surprise there! Still no signs of major warmth in the […]

Spring Goes On Spring Break

Stubborn areas of thick clouds continue to make the sunshine all but disappear during the day and that will likely be the case again today. Temperatures will return back to around the 50-degree mark by this afternoon. A cold front that will effectively send our temperatures well-below normal for the Easter holiday will be crashing […]