National Weather Service http://tspr.org en Flood Protection in Southeast Iowa http://tspr.org/post/flood-protection-southeast-iowa <p>Cities and counties along the Mississippi River are preparing for a surge of high water. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:00:03 +0000 Jason Parrott 55859 at http://tspr.org Flood Protection in Southeast Iowa NWS Storm Spotter Certification Class http://tspr.org/post/nws-storm-spotter-certification-class <p>Even with today’s technology, the National Weather Service still depends on certified storm spotters across the nation to serve as eyes on the ground. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:12:15 +0000 Emily Boyer 49220 at http://tspr.org NWS Storm Spotter Certification Class Sensor Network to Provide IA Drought Data http://tspr.org/post/sensor-network-provide-ia-drought-data <p>During last summer’s drought it was difficult for farmers to get accurate data on how dry the soil was. An Iowa State University project that’s been in the works for several years, will change that. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:51:29 +0000 Scott Stuntz 29067 at http://tspr.org Sensor Network to Provide IA Drought Data The Heat Wave and Drought http://tspr.org/post/heat-wave-and-drought <p>Rich Eggers&#39; guest is Dr Tom Williams, Associate Professor of Geography at Western Illinois University. They talk about the recent heat wave and the year-long drought in the region.<br /><br />&quot;Farmers are rightfully quite concerned about the growing drought threat and the fact that the forecast for the next week doesn&#39;t hold a lot of hope for any significant rainfall,&quot; Williams said.<br /> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 15:52:51 +0000 Rich Egger 17864 at http://tspr.org The Heat Wave and Drought Area Cooling Centers for the Public http://tspr.org/post/area-cooling-centers-public <p>Due to the extreme heat we are experiencing around the area, a number of public cooling stations have been set-up. If you, or anyone you know, is in need of relief from the heat please check the list below to find the closest location in your area.</p><p><strong>In Macomb, IL</strong></p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 15:32:55 +0000 Curtis Bisbee 17818 at http://tspr.org Area Cooling Centers for the Public