weather

April 20th Average Start
9:01 am
Tue April 15, 2014

Cold Should Not Affect Corn Planting

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The snow and freezing temperatures this week in the tri-state region should not have much of an impact on local corn planting.

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Tuesday Night at McDonough County 4-H Center
2:12 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

NWS Storm Spotter Certification Class

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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.

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Weather Related Closings/Information
7:20 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Weather Related Announcements

Updated 3/03/14, 7:20 a.m.

Record cold weather will continue today with temperatures only reaching into the teens. Hazardous travel conditions today from heavy snowfall over the weekend.

Illinois

  • West Prairie Schools closed today, Monday 3/3 due to low temperatures and hazardous wind chills.

Iowa

  • No current announcements

Missouri

  • Clark County Schools are operating on a 2-hour delay this morning.
Tough Winter in the Tri States
6:07 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Deciding Whether to Cancel School

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To hold classes or not hold classes.  That is the difficult decision school districts around the region have faced numerous times already this year due to the bitterly cold and snowy conditions.

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relatively mild winter may lead to pop. bounce
3:07 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Year Looking Up for Pheasants in Iowa

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Despite large amounts of snow recently, Iowa is on track to get an average amount of snow this winter. A pheasant biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said that could make it a good year for pheasants.

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