© 2019 Terry Swails

February 16, 2020

We are excited and proud to announce that once again this May the TSwails team will be hosting its 13th annual tornado chase.  Seats are limited and will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. If you want to see and learn first hand about the science of tornadoes and severe weather this is an amazing opportunity. With Terry's 44 years of professional knowledge and a veteran team of chasers you can bet this will be the adventure of a life...

February 16, 2020

Mild air has moved into place for the weekend. Temperatures Saturday afternoon finally got above freezing as we got rid of the arctic air. It was 20 to 30 degrees warmer than Friday!

Temperatures will be similar Sunday with more clouds in place...

 Temperatures will still be near and above normal Monday ahead of a storm system. This storm has been trending further north and most of my local area will be in a wintry mix and even plain old rain on Mo...

February 15, 2020

This weekend you will "love" the President's Day specials going on at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena. There's something for everybody and that includes plenty of snow. There's currently a 42-68" base and with warmer temperatures arriving conditions should be ideal on the slopes . There's never been a better time to plan a trip to the Midwest's Premier Year Round Resort. Tell 'em TSwails sent you,on a quest to enjoy Galena gold!

RECORD HEA...

February 14, 2020

When I'm wondering about weather folklore and historical events this is the man I go to. With more than 50 years of statistical and observational research, he's the dude! When it comes to lunar cycles, woolly bear caterpillars, insects, bugs, and animals, he tracks them, records them, and establishes ties to weather patterns. He's a knowledgeable and interesting man. His name is Steve Gottschalk by way of Lowden, Iowa. I'm grateful to him for len...

February 14, 2020

This Valentines Day weekend you will "love" the President's Day specials going on at Chestnut Mountain Resort in Galena. There's something for everybody and that includes plenty of snow. There's currently a 42-70" base and some fresh Galena powder. There's never been a better time to plan a trip to the Midwest's Premier Year Round Resort. Tell 'em TSwails sent you, with love!

FRIDAY'S FEATURE POST, FEELING THE LOVE OF VALENTINE'S DAY

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