Iowans are vulnerable to more frequent and longer power outages because of climate change, according to the 2021 Iowa Climate Statement signed…
Severe thunderstorms, tornados, and strong winds sometimes damage trees, flowers, and lawns.
In the Quad-Cities, residents are replanting trees lost by the derecho. Preexisting problems such as the Emerald Ash Borer and extreme cold temperatures in 2019 had already forced the city of Davenport's forestry division to take out more city trees than were planted. It's a trend the city arborist is hoping to turn around.
Jeff Kirwan, a soybean and corn farmer located south of the Quad-Cities in Mercer County, was playing golf in central Illinois at an event for…
A year has passed since the St. Ambrose University athletic dome was leveled by the derecho, and what a difference a year can make.
The new outdoor seating at El Mariachi restaurant in Moline was supposed to help the owners weather the pandemic shutdowns.
Never heard of the D-word until Aug. 10, 2020.
Bettendorf Public Works Director Brian Schmidt said cleanup after the derecho came in phases, starting with eliminating threats to public health and safety.
The derecho that hit the Quad Cities Aug. 10, 2020, left tree service companies scrambling to meet the sudden demand for their services.
There are a few areas in Moline where trees knocked over during last year's derecho have yet to be cleared.
Sweet Delite Ice Cream Shop lost power during the derecho and served the community when it came back on.
Quad-Cities roofing businesses are still seeing damage from the derecho reveal itself, a year later.
Rich Kinney of the National Weather Service Quad-Cities explains what happened Aug. 10, 2020 and why that day's derecho was so unique
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The year 2020 will be noted for some memorable and record-breaking weather.
A derecho occurs about once every four years, according to the National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration. If that isn't unusual enough, couple that with record heat and more severe weather later in the day and you had of the most unique days in South Jersey weather in decades.