6-17-19 Iowa: More rain chances throughout the week, detailed forecast here. V.

6-17-19 Iowa: More rain chances throughout the week, detailed forecast here. V.

*We've had a few people report they did not receive this update this morning, here it is again. Have a blessed day! -Kirk Video: http://youtu.be/yIrFrJjhYn4?hd=1 Observed rainfall over the past 48 hours: Short term rainfall forecast through 1PM Wednesday: Rainfall forecast for the next 7 days: The number of rainfall chances over the next several days will be numerous with most days having at least a chance of rain throughout portions of the state.  Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Temperature charts over the next 10 days: Davenport: Des Moines: Mount Pleasant: Sioux City: Storm Lake: As always, if…
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6-15-19 IA/ KS/ MO/ NE short term update:  Severe weather threat today as line of storms sweeps across the central plains.  MG.

6-15-19 IA/ KS/ MO/ NE short term update: Severe weather threat today as line of storms sweeps across the central plains. MG.

Good Morning!  An active period of weather is in store across the central Plains today as a line of storms will sweep across the area this afternoon into the morning hours of Sunday.  As a complex of storms and showers pushes off to the east this morning, sunshine will begin to build back in which will destabilize the atmosphere this afternoon.  A cold front is then forecasted to sweep across the area.  A line of storms will develop in northwestern Iowa this afternoon and will move southeastward into central and southern Iowa this evening and then into Kansas and Missouri…
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6-14-19 Long-range: Updated weeks 3/4 + July pattern discussion…key features returning with a very active pattern ahead. K.

6-14-19 Long-range: Updated weeks 3/4 + July pattern discussion…key features returning with a very active pattern ahead. K.

Today's video: http://youtu.be/6jWY9q8CkQo?hd=1 PDF Report (click link below to open in HD): 6-14-19 Long-range analysis Key Points: We’ve added yet another storm date via East Asia giving us 6 total to close out the month of June in what will become an extremely active pattern beginning this weekend.  Temperatures remain below normal for the vast majority of the AG Belt on average for the next 7 days.  Models continue to waffle with the forecast in week 2 with variable cooler and warmer trends over the past several days. Generally we lean on the cooler side – but note that at…
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6-14-19 Iowa/Missouri: Stormy Saturday…..active pattern ahead. N.

6-14-19 Iowa/Missouri: Stormy Saturday…..active pattern ahead. N.

Video: http://youtu.be/o4GauZQnOYw?hd=1 Round of scattered showers will impact portions of the area through the day, then late tonight (mainly after midnight into Saturday AM) heavier pockets of showers and storms will develop.  Some of these may produce marginally severe hail, especially in the circled area.   Watch the video for details on the weekend.  Saturday, additional scattered storms will fire up across Iowa, while much of Missouri will dry out during the afternoon.  These storms evolve into cluster that dive southward across Missouri Saturday night.  Much of the area in the risk for severe weather.  Wind damage and hail the…
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6-13-19 Iowa/Missouri: Near record chill this AM….storm risks return Friday. N.

6-13-19 Iowa/Missouri: Near record chill this AM….storm risks return Friday. N.

Video: http://youtu.be/W7tC19GVTPY?hd=1 Starting off our Thursday with near record to record cold low temperatures this morning! Enjoy the beautiful day today....storms return to the forecast tomorrow through next week.  Scattered activity looks to move through Friday into Saturday morning (watch today's video for a breakdown).  Here is the forecast radar from 7am Friday to 10am Saturday CT: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Watch the video for a breakdown of the weekend storm chances and timing.  Check out the latest 7-day rainfall numbers.  Big problems for Missouri with 2-5" of rain.  Iowa will fair better the next 7 days,…
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6-12-19 Iowa/Missouri: Scattered rain/storm threat today….beautiful Thursday before an unsettled weekend-next week. N.

6-12-19 Iowa/Missouri: Scattered rain/storm threat today….beautiful Thursday before an unsettled weekend-next week. N.

Video: http://youtu.be/wjiwl3HOjb4?hd=1 Here is a look at the progression of shower and storms today: Total rain through 10pm today: Wind forecast over the next 4 days: Becoming quite breezy today and tonight, then again Friday.   Thursday will be sunny and very nice!  Friday, a warm front lifts in and brings a widely scattered storm threat Friday.  A much better threat drops in late Friday night through Saturday morning.  A front will drop south through the area Saturday PM-night and bring a potential severe cluster of storms especially from southern Iowa south through Missouri.  That will be a time-frame to…
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6-11-19 Central Plains: Severe storms move through tonight more details within. A.

Good Tuesday Evening! Here is your latest update: Severe storms will be moving through the area tonight specifically central-eastern Kansas and SE Nebraska are the primary threat areas. Some storms are already developing within central Kansas that are severe. Threats include strong winds and large hail as there is sufficient energy to support large hail development. Storms could maintain severity into portions of W Missouri and W Iowa as well. The good news is that torrential downpours will be isolated so some areas could get no rain, but others could get around an inch of rain if you get under…
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6-11-19 Long-range: Pattern drivers pointing towards a very wet pattern late June into July…latest here. M.

6-11-19 Long-range: Pattern drivers pointing towards a very wet pattern late June into July…latest here. M.

Today's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R5Pb5ERIm-c PDF Report (click link below to open in HD): 6-11-19 Long range analysis Key Points: Wetter trends on the models into mid / late June as we increase the Pacific jet stream extension and Southeast ridge again (clashing of air masses similar to May’s pattern evolution). Favored European Ensemble model continues to rebuild in the Southeast Ridge nicely into the week 2 timeframe, continuing to move the MJO (Madden Julian Oscillation) through Phases 4-5-6 ahead. Updated European weeklies, shown below, continuing our idea for a return of the Southeast Ridge similar to May, into early July…resulting in…
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6-11-19 Iowa/Missouri: Increasing rain chances through WED….nice THURS into FRI before an active set-up develops.

6-11-19 Iowa/Missouri: Increasing rain chances through WED….nice THURS into FRI before an active set-up develops.

Video: http://youtu.be/arhJZPB8duM?hd=1 Forecast rainfall over the next 6o hours: Enjoy Thursday and most of Friday's beautiful weather, because the pattern is taking another turn towards very active.   Initially this weekend, highest rain totals/coverage will be in Missouri, then Iowa will also catch a healthy amount of rain next week.  Check out the 7-day rain numbers from a blend of several models: Check out our forecast rain from normal between June 18th - 24th.  All of us expected to be above normal, with a heavy concentration over central Missouri.  For perspective, a "normal" rainfall for this period would be 1.00"…
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6-10-19 Central Plains: Pleasant Monday…scattered showers increase Tuesday-Wednesday…more active by the weekend. N.

6-10-19 Central Plains: Pleasant Monday…scattered showers increase Tuesday-Wednesday…more active by the weekend. N.

Central Plains Video: http://youtu.be/pZzUPrtDGNY?hd=1 Scattered showers enter northern Nebraska tonight, then eventually work into northwest Iowa Tuesday morning.  Here's a look at the future radar for Tuesday from 1am tonight to 10pm tomorrow: Future radar from 4am to 10pm Wednesday: To help break things down, here is an idea for total precipitation tomorrow (From 10pm tonight to 10pm Tuesday): Here is the total precipitation that accumulates from 10pm tomorrow to 10pm Wednesday: Beautiful weather expected for Thursday!  Expect rainfall risks to increase as we head from Friday through the weekend.  Overall, much of the area will skew wetter than normal…
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