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    Blood moon picture from the overnight, taken by Kimberly Tiffany:

    Blood Moon: Kimberly Tiffany

    Blood Moon: Kimberly Tiffany

    …and from Bob Eschliman from the Newton Daily News…

    Lunar eclipse: Bob Eschliman, Newton Daily News

    Lunar eclipse: Bob Eschliman, Newton Daily News

    DSM Almanac: High Yesterday: 41 Precip: 0.05″ Rain, 0.6″ Snow Average High Today: 62 Record High Today: 87 (2002) Low: 20 (1928) Sunrise: 6:35 Sunset: 7:55

    U.S. High Temperature for Monday, April 14, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT April 15)
    93 at Death Valley, CA

    Low Temperature for Monday, April 14, 2014
    (as received by 2 am EDT April 15)
    -7 at Lake Yellowstone, WY

    On This Date in Iowa Weather History (courtesy of the NWS): 1993: Heavy snow in eastern Iowa on April 15-16 produced snowfall totals of 7.2 inches at Dubuque, 6.5 inches at Waukon, 6.2 inches at Marion, and 6.0 inches at Cresco. The late season snow contributed to record spring flooding across eastern portions of the state which paved the way for the historic floods that would follow later that summer.

    Tornado Near Osceola On This Date

    Tornado Near Osceola On This Date

    Your KCWI-23HD Great Day 7-Day Forecast:

    Today: Partly cloudy… 49. West winds 5-10 mph.

    Tonight: Increasing clouds… breezy… 37. South winds 10-20mph.

    Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, WINDY and warmer… 20% chance of a late-day shower… 62. South 10-20 gusting to 40mph.

    Thursday: Mostly cloudy and cooler… 48. North winds 5-10 mph.

    Friday: Spotty morning rain/mix possible… mostly cloudy… 53.

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy… 60.

    Sunday: 50% rain chance… 63.

    Monday: Partly cloudy… 68.

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