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Sioux City, IA

Light Rain
42°F
Feels Like: 40°F
Dew Point: 40°
Humidity: 92%
Wind: 3mph NNW
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Today's Forecast

Expect rain and fog in the morning with temperatures that will be steady throughout the day. We should get a break from the precipitation in the later afternoon and in the evening hours, before the rain could mix with some snow and move back into the region tonight. Temperatures will hover in the low 40s all day.

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Monday

Monday
Cloudy Light Rain
43°F | 41°F
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Tuesday

Tuesday
Cloudy Light Snow
35°F | 30°F
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Wednesday

Wednesday
Mostly Cloudy
32°F | 26°F
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Thursday

Thursday
Partly Cloudy
37°F | 28°F
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Friday

Friday
Cloudy Light Snow
29°F | 27°F
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Saturday

Saturday
Mostly Clear
19°F | 13°F
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Sunday

Sunday
Partly Cloudy
29°F | 16°F
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Daily Forecast - Sioux City, IA

Monday, 12/22/2014 - Cloudy Light Rain
43°F
41°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 50%
  • Relative Humidity: 93%
  • Dew Point: 39°
  • Wind Speed: 9mph NW
Tuesday, 12/23/2014 - Cloudy Light Snow
35°F
30°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 50%
  • Relative Humidity: 93%
  • Dew Point: 34°
  • Wind Speed: 21mph NW
Wednesday, 12/24/2014 - Mostly Cloudy
32°F
26°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 0%
  • Relative Humidity: 92%
  • Dew Point: 27°
  • Wind Speed: 16mph NW
Thursday, 12/25/2014 - Partly Cloudy
37°F
28°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 0%
  • Relative Humidity: 92%
  • Dew Point: 30°
  • Wind Speed: 10mph SSW
Friday, 12/26/2014 - Cloudy Light Snow
29°F
27°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 80%
  • Relative Humidity: 92%
  • Dew Point: 26°
  • Wind Speed: 18mph NW
Saturday, 12/27/2014 - Mostly Clear
19°F
13°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 0%
  • Relative Humidity: 92%
  • Dew Point: 22°
  • Wind Speed: 9mph SSW
Sunday, 12/28/2014 - Partly Cloudy
29°F
16°F
  • Chance of Precipitation: 40%
  • Relative Humidity: 92%
  • Dew Point: 28°
  • Wind Speed: 11mph S

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Severe Weather Policy

 

Severe weather is a major news event. When viewers in our coverage area are in danger from the weather, nothing is more important than getting critical information on the air quickly and accurately. This sometimes means going over cutting in over your favorite ABC programs. The Chief Meteorologist, and/or the Meteorologist on duty will make decisions regarding the severity of the weather and our coverage in consultation with the News Director.

 

In order to give you, the viewer, a better understanding on how we make these decisions, we put together a list of guidelines that explain when and how we cut-in over regularly scheduled programming.

 

*Please note that we will always be running a crawl with information on and watches or warning in our viewer area.

 

Tornado Warning

  • An immediate cut-in with information on the Warning and a radar update. 
  • If the tornado is confirmed on the ground:
  • Full-time, wall-to-wall coverage should be initiated until the tornado is no longer confirmed on the ground or until the Warning expires. 
  • If the tornado is radar-indicated:
  • Return to programming following the cut in, but with regular updates for the duration of the warning.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

  • With hail estimated at 2” or larger and/or winds of 80 mph or higher:

An immediate cut-in summarizing the situation and threats, including the storm’s motion and radar-estimated arrival times, followed by a return to programming. Periodic additional cut-ins as long as the storm maintains its strength.

  • For all other Severe Thunderstorm Warnings:

Unless the storm strengthens to 2” hail and/or 80 mph winds, wait to cut in over any programming. Depending on the circumstances, the meteorologist may do brief cut-ins at their discretion, always keeping in mind that viewers are missing their programming.

 

Flash Flood Warning

  • After assessing the potential damage/dangers of the weather threat, the meteorologist may cut-in, returning to programming after vital information has been given. Meteorologist’s discretion on follow-up cut-ins if necessary.