Posts With Keyword ‘Harry Hillaker’

Low Chance of Flooding This Spring

Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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A variety of factors has led to a lower than normal chance of flooding this year.

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Low Chance of Flooding This Spring

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A variety of factors has led to a lower than normal chance of flooding this year.

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No Significant Flooding Expected From State Climatologist Along Des Moines River

Posted: Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Despite a heavy snow pack in Upper parts of the Des Moines river basin, no significant flooding is expected in Marion County.

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Des Moines River Well Below Flood Stage Near Red Rock

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2011 at 6:29 am

Despite a heavy snow pack in Upper parts of the des moines river basin, no significant flooding is expected in Marion County.

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Heavy Spring Flooding Not Likely, State Climatologist Says

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:27 am

A brief warm up at the end of last month should help prevent any significant flooding in the area this spring.

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Chance Of Flooding Likely, Says Climatologist

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says it’s still too early to tell precisely what the spring season will bring, but says there is a slight increase in the chance for flooding.

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State Climatologist Says Spring Flooding Possible

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says it’s still too early to tell precisely what the spring season will bring, but says there is a slight increase in the chance for flooding.

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Today is the First Day of Winter

Posted: Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 at 6:27 am

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Tuesday is the first official day of winter, but according to Iowa State Climatologist Harry Hillaker, it doesn’t mean that it will be any colder than we are used to.

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Marion County Receives Some Snow Yesterday

Posted: Wednesday, December 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

Strong winds were gusting through Marion County on Tuesday as well as the first snowfall of the season.

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Today is Winter Weather Awareness Day

Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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With one of the warmest and driest October’s in Iowa’s history, it’s easy to forget that winter is right around the corner.

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First Freeze Could Come This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, September 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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With the weather becoming cooler as September ends, it’s important to remember that the winter is right around the corner.

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June Was Hot Everywhere, Not Just Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 6:29 am

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According to a report released last week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), last month was the warmest June on record globally.

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Minimal Severe Weather in May Has Been Rare, says Climatologist

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:27 am

It’s been an abnormal early part of the summer for the state in terms of severe weather – or the lack thereof.

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Summer Could be Cool, Wet says Climatologist

Posted: Friday, May 28th, 2010 at 6:21 am

Sunshine and high temperatures in the 80s may be in the forecast for the near future, but hot and dry weather may not be a trend for the entire summer.

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Warm Weather to Stick Around for a While, says Climatologist

Posted: Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Temperatures in the area have gotten noticeably warmer in the past several days, and the 80-degree weather will likely stick around for a while longer.

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Cooler Weather Expected at Tulip Time

Posted: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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An eye on the forecast for later this week looks as though the weather will cooperate for the 75th Annual Tulip Time festival in Pella, though it may be a bit cooler than what we’ve been experiencing.

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Soggy Soil Could Delay Fieldwork, says Climatologist

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:29 am

The heavy snowfall this winter and more precipitation this past weekend continues to keep the ground saturated, and while it is no doubt creating potential concerns for flooding, the very wet soil may also hinder farming activities this spring.

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Cold, Wet Weather Moving Into Marion County

Posted: Friday, March 19th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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More precipitation is headed toward Marion County, and it’s expected into include the white, flaky variety.

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High Waterway Levels Upstream Will Affect Red Rock, says Climatologist

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The rapidly-rising Saylorville Resevoir has residents in some areas of Des Moines keeping a close eye on the forecast, and high river levels further up the Des Moines River will also mean rising water levels coming to Lake Red Rock.

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Cold, Snowy Winter Goes Against Usual Weather Trend

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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This winter has certainly been exceptional in terms of the low temperatures and high amount of precipitation, but it’s also been exceptional in bucking a long-running weather trend.

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