Posts With Keyword ‘State Climatologist’

Farm Ponds, Streams Benefit from Snowmelt

Posted: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at 6:19 am

The snowmelt and rainfall that the area saw a few weeks ago did little to help the drought situation.

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Snowfall This Winter Already Past Average

Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 6:22 am

With about a month and half left, southeast Iowa has already surpassed the average snowfall this winter.

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Winter About One Month Away

Posted: Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 6:22 am

Winter is under a month away, but experts still don’t know how severe it might be.

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November Tornadoes Uncommon in Iowa

Posted: Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Tornadoes this late in the year are uncommon, but not unheard of.

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Some Government Websites Unavailable During Shutdown

Posted: Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Many websites and their resources are unavailable due to the partial government shutdown.

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Heat to Impact Field Moisture

Posted: Thursday, August 29th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With fields already struggling with moisture, this week’s heat wave is doing little to help the situation.

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August Could Break Record for Least Amount of Rain

Posted: Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 6:29 am

With a heat wave and no rain in the forecast, drought conditions in the state are expected to get worse.

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August Could Break Record for Least Amount of Rain

Posted: Sunday, August 25th, 2013 at 6:24 am

With a heat wave and no rain in the forecast, drought conditions in the state are expected to get worse.

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Severe Weather Stalled by Cool Weather

Posted: Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Our location in the country, and the world, plays a big factor in what kind of weather we see.

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April Among Iowa’s 5 Warmest

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 7:01 am

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This April was among the top five warmest on record in Iowa.

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Snow Blanket Has a Small Silver Lining

Posted: Thursday, February 18th, 2010 at 5:58 am

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The end of 2009 and the beginning of this year have been extremely wet, which has many southeast Iowa farmers anxious about spring planting

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2009: a Wet Cold Year

Posted: Tuesday, January 5th, 2010 at 7:02 am

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2009 was a wet year. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says

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Weekend Tempratures Close to Record

Posted: Tuesday, November 10th, 2009 at 6:25 am

Weekend temperatures were close to setting records around the area

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