Posts With Keyword ‘State Climatologist Harry Hillaker’

Snowfall to Date Well Under Historic Average

Posted: Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

While snowfall is well below normal, rainfall is actually above average as we reach mid-February.

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Weekend Rainfall Beneficial in Two Ways

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Rainfall over the weekend proved to be beneficial in two different ways.  

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Southeast Iowa Could See Rainfall from Hurricane Isaac

Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 6:30 am


Now that Hurricane Isaac has made landfall in Louisiana, local weather experts say southeast Iowa could see some benefit from the storm.  

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Record Lows Set Over the Weekend

Posted: Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 11:25 am

Two record low temperatures were set over the weekend and it’s something that is not unusual.  

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Rainfall Amounts Vary for Southeast Iowa in May

Posted: Monday, June 4th, 2012 at 6:25 am


The wet month of May we experienced left us with above normal precipitation when compared to the 30-year average.  

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Dry August Hurts Area Crops

Posted: Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 6:28 am

The dry weather we experienced last month has taken its toll on area farm fields.  

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Flood Outlook Remains Unchanged for Southeast Iowa

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:30 am


The flooding outlook for southeast Iowa has not changed according to state Climatologist Harry Hillaker. 

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First Frost Coming to Washington County

Posted: Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 at 6:23 am

It is starting to get colder outside, and Iowa State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says the frost is coming, possibly sooner then you think.

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Snowy…Yes, but Not Yet at the Level Seen in 2008

Posted: Saturday, February 20th, 2010 at 5:56 am

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It’s been a very snow winter, but southeast Iowa has still not seen the level of precipitation that preceded recording flooding in 2008.

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