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 • Above normal precipitation and temperatures describe Webster City's February weather.

 Above normal precipitation and near normal temperatures can describe the weather in Webster City for Februrary. The average high for the month was 23 degrees and the average low was at two above. The normal high is 22 degrees. The warmest day for the month was on February 7 with a high of 46 degrees and the lowest temperature was 20 degrees below zero set last Friday morning, February 27. The 20 below reading was a new record for Webster City breaking an 81 year old record set in 1934 when it was 15 degrees below zero on February 27,1934. As for precipitation we ended the month with 15 inches of snow with one inch of moisture content or melted precipitation. Normal snowfall for February is seven inches. 

The National Weather Service outlook for March in Iowa indicates near normal to below normal temperatures and equal chances of precipitation. Last March the average high in Webster City was 37 degrees with the average low at 16 degrees. We received 8 and a half inches of snow along with 1.16 inches of rain or melted content. KQWC Radio is the official observer for the National Weather Service in Webster City.

 • Rick Perry to visit Webster City Friday,March 6

 Former Texas Governor Rick Perry will be in Webster City on Friday evening,March 6 at 5:30 at the Maid Rite on Closz Drive to meet with interested citizens. Perry is exploring the possibility of being one of the Republican presidential hopefuls in 2016 though no formal announcement has yet been made. Perry served as governor for 15 years. He was a presidential candidate in 2012.

 • Evelyn Miller murder trial to begin Monday in Hamilton County District Court.

 Jury selection will begin Monday in Hamilton County District Court in the murder trial of  35 year old Casey Fredericksen. The trial was moved to Webster City from Charles City on a change of venue due to pretrial publicity in Floyd County. It was ten years ago in July,2005 that Fredericksen allegedly sexually abused and then stabbed to death his live in girlfriend's five year old daughter, Evelyn Miller. The body of Miller was allegedly  dumped in the Cedar River by Frederiksen to cover up the crime. Frederiksen was arrested in September,2012 on one count of first degree murder and one count of first degree sexual abuse in the Miller case. He was already in prison after being convicted of other charges filed against him. The trial is expected to last up to two weeks with 120 potential jurors to be called. The potential witnesses in this trial will include Floyd County Sheriff Rick Lynch, Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation special agent in charge Chris Callaway and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics pediatrician and child abuse expert Dr. Resmiye Oral. 

 • Hamilton County Conservation Board approves a grant trail resolution
 • Webster City City Council to meet Monday afternoon.



Today...Mostly cloudy. High in the upper 20s. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Tonight...Mostly clear. Low zero to 5 above. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. High in the mid 20s. Southeast wind near 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

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Time for a playing in the snow selfie with
Natalie, Rhonda, Mary and Myra. 

Chuck Long former IA Hawkeye quarterback
made a visit to KQWC...We had to get a 
picture with him and signed autographs! 

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