(UPDATE: A short-lived reprieve; first two Japanese beetles of the season spotted on our raspberry bushes on June 26.) The first Japanese beetles of the season are typically spotted around this time in east-central Iowa, but so far there appear to be no signs of the voracious invaders, at least in our Cedar Rapids gardens. […]
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Iowans advised to stay indoors as polar ...
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for Wednesday, Jan. 30, through Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, for Iowa and other Midwestern states. Near historic cold and life-threatening wind chills are expected over the entire area through Thursday morning, the Weather Service reported. “The coldest temperatures since 1996 combined with wind are expected […]