Iowa Storm Spotters

Cellphone users can make reports by dialing 1-800-SKYWARN. Contact Frank Boksa for information on how to be an NWS spotter. Or, visit the spotter portion of the NWS homepage. (link below)

Iowa Weather Links

Link Description
Photos of storm events in Iowa
Current KCCI Doppler Radar image (or within a few minutes). KCCI may take this off-line during severe weather events as it slows their computer.
National Weather Service, Iowa. Go here for all of the official NWS spotter information. Also has current Iowa forcasts and other informational items.
National Weather Association - Iowa Chapter. A good place to get started and meet people who are interested in weather.
Live update of Iowa and the surrounding states. Easier to read than NEXRAD, but less detailed. Shows cloud tops, and cell movement. Update every three hours or more.
Spotter frequencies for Iowa.
Want to brush up on your spotting skills, or are you interested in doing storm spotting? Here are some good links with information on storm spotting.
Pictures I took from the Iowa NWA Conference.
Pictures I took from the Iowa NWA Conference.
Spotting in the Central Iowa area? Check out this page.

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