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May 24th Damaging Winds Summary

Published 2024-05-24

Preliminary Storm Summary of May 21 Tornadoes and Flash Floods Across Iowa

Published 2024-05-23


Published 2024-05-09

Severe Weather, Flash Flooding Possible Through Early This Evening

Published 2024-05-05

Summary of Severe Weather Reports from May 8, 2024

Published 2024-04-30

National Water Prediction Service Replaces Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

Published 2024-03-21

2023-24 Goes Into The Books As The Warmest Winter On Record!

Published 2024-03-02

Article detailing the meteorological winter of 2023-24, including statistics and records broken.

Interested in the Ongoing Iowa Drought or What's Favored this (Strong El Nino) Winter? Click Here!

Published 2023-12-08

New Warning Criteria for Heavy Snow

Published 2023-11-13

This describes the NWS new warning criteria for heavy snowfall.

Frost Advisory Portions of Northeast Iowa from 1 AM to 9 AM Monday

Published 2023-10-08

Changes to River Forecast Services for the Cedar River at Waterloo

Published 2023-09-18

Air Quality Alert for Portions of Central and Western Iowa Through Midnight Thursday Night

Published 2023-09-06

Lightning Safety Awareness Week June 18 to June 24

Published 2023-06-20

Are you #WeatherReady for the summer? Check out our latest weather safety graphics, videos, social media posts, and more.

Published 2023-06-01

NWS Hazard Simplification Survey

Published 2023-05-16

April 4, 2023 Storm Summary

Published 2023-04-05

March 31, 2023 Storm Summary

Published 2023-04-05

Spotter Training on 4/4/2023 for Cerro Gordo and Decatur Counties Postponed

Published 2023-04-03

Click to Submit Storm Report for March 31 Severe Weather

Published 2023-03-31

Iowa Tornadoes by Month and Year

Published 2023-01-16

Today Marks the One-Year Anniversary of the 2021 Historic December 15th Derecho

Published 2022-12-06

Winter Season Outlook Released - La Niña Continues

Published 2022-10-20

Winter Season Outlook

Extreme Drought Expands Across Northwest and North Central Iowa

Published 2022-10-03

2022 Iowa Tornadoes Through Early August

Published 2022-08-10

Heat Awareness Day for Iowa is June 2nd

Published 2022-05-30

March 5th 2022 Central and Southern Iowa Tornadoes

Published 2022-03-07

2022 Storm Spotter Training Schedule

Published 2022-02-15

Winter Weather Spotter Training - 7pm Thursday Dec 16 - Register now!

Published 2021-12-06

Thanksgiving Climatology for Des Moines and Waterloo

Published 2021-11-22

Virtual Job Shadow Opportunity - Apply by September 30th!

Published 2021-09-11

Air Quality Alert for all of Iowa Until 12 PM Monday

Published 2021-07-31

August 10th, 2020 Midwest Derecho Story Map Review

Published 2021-05-31

A story map review of the Great 2010 Midwest Derecho of August 10, 2020.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: March 22-26, 2021

Published 2021-03-06

Please Take Short Survey Regarding NWS Frost/Freeze Products!

Published 2020-11-13

Iowa Peak Fall Colors Map from the Iowa DNR

Published 2020-09-29

Get ready for Fall weather hazards by visiting our Fall Safety website!

Published 2020-09-01

National Lightning Safety Awareness Week-June 21-27

Published 2020-06-20

Storm Survey for May 26, 2020 Tornadoes (Updated May 29, 2020)

Published 2020-05-27

Storm survey information for tornadoes on May 26, 2020.

Freezing Temperatures Late Tonight and early Monday

Published 2020-05-10

Check Out Our New Weather Education Page! Click Here!

Published 2020-05-06

NWS Des Moines has launched a weather education webpage...

March 28, 2020 Tornado Summary

Published 2020-03-30

Severe Weather Awareness-Today's Topic is Flooding

Published 2020-03-27

Severe Weather Awareness-Today's Topic is Family Preparedness

Published 2020-03-26

Severe Weather Awareness-Today's Topic is Tornadoes

Published 2020-03-25

Severe Weather Awareness-Today's Topic is Warning Reception

Published 2020-03-24

Severe Weather Awareness-Today's Topic is Severe Thunderstorms

Published 2020-03-23

CANCELED - Iowa 2020 Tornado Drill

Published 2020-03-17

December Monthly Climate Summary for Waterloo

Published 2020-01-01

A Soggy Saturday Ahead

Published 2019-12-27

Changes to River Forecast Services for the Cedar River at Waterloo, IA

Published 2019-10-11

August 20, 2019 Tornadoes

Published 2019-08-20

FEMA IPAWS Test Replaces NWR Weekly Test Wednesday Evening at 7 pm

Published 2019-08-06

Changes to River Flood Warning & Forecast Services for the West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville

Published 2019-06-19

Conditions Are Favorable for Funnel Clouds This Afternoon

Published 2019-06-17

Elevated Fire Weather Conditions across Central and Northern Iowa Today

Published 2019-04-08

Quick Highlights: Dangerous Cold & Blowing Snow

Published 2019-01-23

2018 - Wet Year at Both Waterloo and Des Moines

Published 2019-01-01

2018 Iowa Tornadoes - Updated 09/07

Published 2018-09-07