12-8-19 Iowa: Discussing precip chances tomorrow.V.

Good Sunday Morning! Below is the latest forecast update: http://vimeo.com/378123843 Current temps: Highs today: Sim radar from Midnight CT tonight until 6 PM CT Monday night: Snow totals- please do not take these verbatim and watch the video for the latest thoughts: Winds tomorrow: Lows Tue AM:
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12-6-19 Long-range: Updated weeks 3/4 forecast and growing confidence for a cold and stormy pattern. M.

12-6-19 Long-range: Updated weeks 3/4 forecast and growing confidence for a cold and stormy pattern. M.

Today's video: https://vimeo.com/377781840 PDF report (click link to the right to open in HD): 12-6-19 Long-range analysis Key Points: Storm system early next week brings the next best chance of snow for the Northern Plains and rain in the TN Valley. Tropospheric polar vortex influence after the cold front early next week. This will bring a big blast of cold air to the Midwest. Widespread below zero temperatures in the Northern Plains.  Combination of MJO Phase 2, -AAM and location of the stratospheric Polar Vortex will favor Pacific blocking and cold air intrusions in week 2. Differences in the GEFS/EPS…
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New Email Format

Good afternoon, hoping all is well! You may have noticed a different format to our e-mail updates today...if not you will on Friday's forecasts. In an effort to limit the outside sharing of our daily updates, the e-mails will now direct you to the website for actual forecast content where you will have to log-in. If you have forgotten your password, click on the "Forgot your Password" button on the website log-in page or in the email itself, which will have you reset your password. Thank you for understanding, have a blessed day!  Here's where you click if you have forgot your password:
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12-5-19 Iowa: Mild today, colder Friday….significant punch of cold air arrives first half of next week. N.

12-5-19 Iowa: Mild today, colder Friday….significant punch of cold air arrives first half of next week. N.

Iowa Video: http://youtu.be/0_Ke_hCsXbs?hd=1 Simulated radar from 3 PM Sunday through 6 PM Monday.  Most of the snow looks to stay to the north in Minnesota with very light rain across SE Iowa. Modeled 7-day precipitation totals: Modeled 7 - day snowfall totals: Wind guidance over the next 4 days: Temperature Charts: Waterloo: Dubuque: Des Moines: Clarinda: Mason City: Storm Lake:
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12-4-19 Iowa Video: Dry through late weekend…major blast of cold early next week. N.

12-4-19 Iowa Video: Dry through late weekend…major blast of cold early next week. N.

Iowa Video: http://youtu.be/1PxNnmnrATM?hd=1 Dry weather continues until late Sunday night -Monday evening with a system that will deliver a punch of very cold air next week.  Forecast radar Sunday night - Monday: Modeled precipitation totals over the next 7 days: Here is a look at "potential" snow on Monday.  This is very early and will change, but the takeaway is that northern locations have the greatest potential. Wind forecast guidance over the next 4 days: Temperature Charts: Decorah: Des Moines: Clarinda: Mason City: Storm Lake:
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12-3-19 Long-range: Discussing big modeled colder changes ahead & updated weeks 3/4 forecast. M.

12-3-19 Long-range: Discussing big modeled colder changes ahead & updated weeks 3/4 forecast. M.

Today's video: https://youtu.be/LyaoC2VGUyg PDF report (click link to the right to open in HD): 12-3-19 Long-range analysis Key Points: Week 1 will be very quiet for most of the country. Weak cold fronts will favor cooler risks on the East Coast though warmth will build from west to east throughout the week. Overnight data has trended substantially colder in the week 2 period with a seemingly big win for the GEFS. Data suggests a potential tropospheric polar vortex influence after the cold front early next week. This will bring a big blast of cold air to the Midwest. The MJO…
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