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Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down

posted on November 13, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Snow and Tornadoes Kick Up Across U.S. as Harvest Winds Down
Mother Nature started to draw the curtain on the 2015 harvest season as inclement weather hit the Midwest, Mountains and High Plains affecting more than 36 million people. Full Story

Storm Chasers risk lives to provide critical information

posted on May 29, 2015 at 4:41 PM

Storm Chasers risk lives to provide critical information
Iowa falls all too easily into the old saying, don't like the weather? Wait five minutes. The problem is sometimes those weather changes take a turn for the severe and that is what inspired the Iowa Storm Chasing Network. Started in 2008 by... Full Story

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On

posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:28 PM

President Makes Climate Change Case While Wild Weather Rolls On
The president used his commencement speech this week to the Coast Guard Academy to say warming temperatures and rising tides pose a serious threat to global security. Meanwhile, Mother Nature didn't wait for discussion and kept bringing the rain... Full Story

Mississippi River crests near records, crops progress with moisture

posted on July 11, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Mississippi River crests near records, crops progress with moisture
Add 2014 to the list of years with major flooding along the Mississippi River. The July 4th holiday weekend was washed out along the Davenport, Iowa riverfront. Full Story

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Severe Weather Erases Drought in Portions of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota
Mother Nature took aim with both barrels this week, riddling several states with destructive weather. Full Story

Tornado-Stricken Town Rebuilds With Clean Energy

posted on May 9, 2014 at 10:53 AM

Supporters of clean energy seized on an unusual opportunity to rebuild a town from the ground up with the latest green technology. Full Story

Violent outbreak of storms leads wild weather week

posted on May 2, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Violent outbreak of storms leads wild weather week
A series of lethal tornadoes swept across the southern plains this week, killing at least 35 people, leaving widespread damage and massive rainfall in its wake. Full Story

Late-season Storm Slams Corn Belt

posted on November 22, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Late-season Storm Slams Corn Belt
A series of rare, late-season tornadoes slammed through 12 Midwestern states Sunday, killing eight and flattening neighborhoods across the Corn Belt. This is home video of one of the twisters touching down northeast of Peoria, Illinois. Full Story

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