Today's Front Page for October 24th, 2014


Current Cancellations & Delays

Washington Schools are on a two hour delay due to fog.

St James Schools is on a two hour due to fog.

Highland Schools are on a two hour delay due to fog. There will be no AM Kirkwood Classes.

Weather Advisory

BUCHANAN-DELAWARE-DUBUQUE-BENTON-LINN-JONES-JACKSON-IOWA-JOHNSON-
CEDAR-CLINTON-MUSCATINE-SCOTT-KEOKUK-WASHINGTON-LOUISA-JEFFERSON-
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-JO DAVIESS-ROCK ISLAND-MERCER-
HENDERSON-HANCOCK-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…INDEPENDENCE…MANCHESTER…DUBUQUE…
VINTON…CEDAR RAPIDS…ANAMOSA…MAQUOKETA…MARENGO…
IOWA CITY…TIPTON…CLINTON…MUSCATINE…BETTENDORF…
DAVENPORT…SIGOURNEY…WASHINGTON…WAPELLO…FAIRFIELD…
MOUNT PLEASANT…BURLINGTON…KEOSAUQUA….FORT MADISON…
GALENA…MOLINE…ROCK ISLAND…ALEDO…OQUAWKA…CARTHAGE…
MEMPHIS…KAHOKA
355 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014
…DENSE FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING…

* TIMING…NOW THROUGH MID MORNING TODAY.

* VISIBILITIES…WIDESPREAD VISIBILITY OF ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS
CONTINUES THROUGHOUT THE AREA. THE FOG IS VERY DENSE WITH NEAR
ZERO VISIBILITY IN SOME PLACES.

* IMPACTS…THE FOG WILL HAVE A LARGE IMPACT THE MORNING COMMUTE.
MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA TRAVEL TIME THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

Today's Local News

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 pm

For today’s program, we’re joined by Rick Stewart, independent candidate for Iowa’s open United States Senate seat.

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:24 am

Veterans, area police and fire personnel, and military personnel will be honored tomorrow night as part of Washington’s first “Honoring Heroes Night.”

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Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:23 am

Brighton residents dealt with a power outage Wednesday.

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Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

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Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:22 am

Red Ribbon Week kicks off today and as part of the campaign the Washington Police Department is teaming up with the Washington schools.

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Today's Local Sports

Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:02 am

The season has come down to one final race for the Washington Demons cross country team.

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Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:01 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks cross country team will be looking to extend their season this afternoon.

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Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:01 am

Several KCII area cross country teams will run the final regular season race of the season this afternoon in Ottumwa.

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Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 am

Photo Courtesy of Washington High School Football

The Washington Demons (5-3 overall, 4-1 in district) received a huge spark in the middle of their defense last week in Mount Pleasant.

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Today's Funeral Announcements

Posted: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:29 am
Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:28 pm
Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:47 pm
Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:09 am