Story Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Record Report
Statement as of 02:05 am CDT on July 29, 2015

... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Des Moines IA...

A record rainfall of 2.44 inch(es) was set at Des Moines IA
yesterday... July 28. This breaks the old daily record of 2.00 set in
1892. Yesterday was also the third consecutive day on which an inch
or more of rain has fallen at Des Moines... only the sixth such
streak on record going back to 1878.


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 12:01 PM CDT on July 29, 2015

... NOAA Weather Radio wxl-94 at Waterloo is off the air...

The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter wxl-94 at Waterloo Iowa is off the
air due to a communications or hardware failure. Technicians have
been notified but there is no estimated restore time.

The Waterloo NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts on channel 7... or a
frequency of 162.550 mhz... and services the following counties in
Iowa... Black Hawk... Bremer... Buchanan... Butler... Chickasaw...
Fayette... Floyd... and Grundy.

Neighboring transmitters that service some of these counties include
kxi-68 at Saint Ansgar broadcasting on channel 3 or 162.450 mhz... kxi-
60 at Decorah broadcasting on channel 6 or 162.525 mhz... wwg-86 at
Prairie Du Chien broadcasting on channel 5 or 162.500 mhz... kxi-98 at
Marshalltown broadcasting on channel 5 or 162.500 mhz... and wng-
666 at Iowa Falls broadcasting on channel 6 or 162.525 mhz.

We apologize for this interruption and will have service restored as
soon as possible.