Articles tagged "iowa"

des moines storm july 9 2021

Severe thunderstorm brings massive hail, prompting rare warning in Iowa, U.S.

Severe thunderstorms brought strong winds and huge hail to Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday afternoon, July 9, 2021. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued what might be the city's first warning for hail of up to 10 cm (4 inches). The Des Moines metro area was...

July 10, 2021

iowa snow jan 25 2021

Des Moines breaks single-day snowfall record set in 1895, Iowa

Des Moines in Iowa set a new single-day snowfall record on Monday, January 25, 2021, after the city recorded up to 26.2 cm (10.3 inches), breaking the previous record of 25.4 cm (10 inches) set in 1895. Snow started falling Monday noon in central Iowa and continued...

January 28, 2021

snowstorm us oct 2020

Early-season winter storm hits northern U.S., breaking scores of snowfall records

A winter storm hit parts of the northern U.S. this week, breaking scores of snowfall records in Montana, Iowa, and Minnesota, where more than 1 100 road accidents were reported due to heavy snow. A deepening upper-level trough and a surge of cold Canadian air now...

October 21, 2020

crop damage iowa aug 31 2020 2

14 million acres of crops affected by powerful derecho in Iowa, U.S.

Up to 5.6 million ha (14 million acres) of crops in Iowa have been battered a powerful derecho that struck parts of the Midwest on August 10, 2020. Northern Illinois University meteorology professor Victor Gensini considers it as one of the worst weather events of...

August 31, 2020

us storm july 2020

Powerful thunderstorms rip through Midwest, leaving tens of thousands without power, U.S.

A series of strong thunderstorms ripped through parts of the U.S., including eastern Iowa, Kentucky, southern Indiana, Illinois, Nebraska, and southern Wisconsin on July 9, 2020. Many trees and power lines were downed, leaving tens of thousands without electricity,...

July 11, 2020

1810z goes east may 24 2019 f

High risk of excessive rainfall across Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois, U.S.

The threat of flash flooding continues this afternoon and evening across portions of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois with a HIGH risk of excessive rainfall, NWS WPC warns. Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding are likely once again from the Southern...

May 24, 2019

i 35 pileup iowa february 5 2018

At least 12 dead, 80+ injured on snow- and ice-covered roads across Iowa and Missouri

At least 12 people have died on snow- and ice-covered roads across Iowa and Missouri on February 4 and 5, 2018 and more than 80 were injured, at least 7 critically. A major pileup involving as many as 70 vehicles took place on I-35 near Ames, Iowa, while officials...

February 06, 2018

texas wildfire march 7 2017

Large and deadly wildfires strike Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado

At least four people have died in Texas Panhandle where wildfires scorched more than 130 000 hectares (320 000 acres) and prompted mandatory evacuations. Large grass fires are also affecting Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma, some of which are also forcing evacuations....

March 07, 2017

500 homes damaged as tornadoes sweep through central US

500 homes damaged as tornadoes sweep through central US

NWS Storm Prediction Center has 36 preliminary tornado reports for March 6, 2017 from Kansas, Iowa, Missouri and Illinois. Most of them occurred in Missouri where 18 injuries were reported in Jackson and St. Charles counties. A confirmed tornado touched down near...

March 07, 2017

775_20110712_us_heatwave

US all-time dew point record, extreme heat wave headed to the East

Amidst one of the worst heat waves of the year, the unbearably high humidity levels that accompanied the extreme heat set a record in the Twin Cities on Tuesday.The dew point temperature, an indicator of how moist and uncomfortable the air feels, reached 82° on

July 21, 2011