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