Meet our News Team - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

  • KWWL AnchorsMore>>

  • Ron Steele

    Ron Steele

    Ron SteeleRon Steele

    For more than four decades, in Iowa and around the world, Ron has reported history in the making.

    More >>

    For more than four decades, in Iowa and around the world, Ron has reported history in the making. He was in Saudi Arabia when the Persian Gulf War broke out and he was at the White House when the American hostages came home from Iran. 

    More >>
  • Abby Turpin

    Abby Turpin

    A Columbus, Ohio, native, Abby is a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to KWWL, Abby was an anchor and producer at RFD-TV in Nashville, KOLN in Nebraska, WNWO in Ohio, and KXII in Texas. 

    More >>

    A Columbus, Ohio, native, Abby is a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to KWWL, Abby was an anchor and producer at RFD-TV in Nashville, KOLN in Nebraska, WNWO in Ohio, and KXII in Texas. 

    More >>
  • Ally Crutcher

    Ally Crutcher

    From the Lone Star State to the Show Me State, I'm now happy to call the Cedar Valley my home! More >>

    From the Lone Star State to the Show Me State, I'm now happy to call the Cedar Valley my home!

    More >>
  • KWWL ReportersKWWL ReportersMore>>

  • Kristin Rogers

    Kristin Rogers

    Kristin RogersKristin Rogers

    Originally from Cedar Rapids, I am excited to be back in my home state!

    More >>

    Originally from Cedar Rapids, I am excited to be back in my home state!

    More >>
  • Jessica Hartman

    Jessica Hartman

    Jessica HartmanJessica Hartman
    Colorado born and raised, and Missouri educated, I am excited to continue to call the Midwest home!More >>
    Colorado born and raised, and Missouri educated, I am excited to continue to call the Midwest home!More >>
  • Shirley Descorbeth

    Shirley Descorbeth

    Shirley Descorbeth is thrilled to be in eastern Iowa covering Dubuque and the Tri-states area for KWWL News.

    More >>

    Shirley Descorbeth is thrilled to be in eastern Iowa covering Dubuque and the Tri-states area for KWWL News.

    More >>
  • KWWL Storm Track 7 MeteorologistsMore>>

  • Mark Schnackenberg

    Mark Schnackenberg

    Mark SchnackenbergMark Schnackenberg

    Mark joined KWWL in January 1995 after he received his degree in Meteorology from Lyndon State College in Vermont. 

    More >>

    Mark joined KWWL in January 1995 after he received his degree in Meteorology from Lyndon State College in Vermont. 

    More >>
  • Eileen Loan

    Eileen Loan

    Eileen LoanEileen Loan
    Eileen Loan grew up in Eastern Iowa and has lived in the Midwest her entire life, so Eileen knows how quickly our weather can change. More >>
    Eileen Loan grew up in Eastern Iowa and has lived in the Midwest her entire life, so Eileen knows how quickly our weather can change. More >>
  • Kyle Kiel

    Kyle Kiel

    Kyle KielKyle Kiel
    Kyle Kiel joined the KWWL Storm Track 7 Team June 17, becoming part of the stations award-winning storm tracking team.More >>
    Kyle Kiel joined the KWWL Storm Track 7 Team June 17, becoming part of the stations award-winning storm tracking team.More >>
  • KWWL Sports TeamMore>>

  • Rick Coleman

    Rick Coleman

    Rick ColemanRick Coleman
    Rick Coleman was born Nov. 9 in Waterloo and grew up watching KWWL-TV.More >>
    Rick Coleman was born Nov. 9 in Waterloo and grew up watching KWWL-TV.
    More >>
  • Mark Woodley

    Mark Woodley

    Mark WoodleyMark Woodley

    I've always had a passion for sports, but soon realized that I didn't have nearly enough talent to play or coach.  So, I did everything I could to find my own way to be part of the action.

    More >>

    Growing up in Dike, right here in Eastern Iowa, I've always had a passion for sports, but soon realized that I didn't have nearly enough talent to play or coach.  So, I did everything I could to find my own way to be part of the action.

    More >>
  • KWWL News Tip

    News tip or story idea for us? Tell us here or call the KWWL Waterloo newsroom at 319-291-1240.

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thanks! We have received your tip and will pass it along to our KWWL reporters.

Interactive Radar Closings
Loading
Weather Icon

Sign up for KWWL's updated weather email services

Sign up here to receive daily weather forecasts and/or severe weather emails from the StormTrack 7 weather team. The severe weather email you receive will contain the alert headlines (i.e. Tornado Watch for Black Hawk County, IA. in effect from June 19 at 7:12 PM CDT until June 19 at 9:00 PM CDT). Below the headline is a link that says, "Click here for more information". Clicking that link will direct the user to the web page where you will find more specific information.

Severe Weather Alert emails are issued by county. Even though a user signs up to receive alerts for a specific city, the user will receive an email for any alert issued for the county that contains the user's city. The service is limited to one location per email address.

Severe weather alert emails are triggered for the following alert types:

  • Flash Flood Warning
  • Tornado Warning
  • Tornado Watch
  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning
  • Blizzard Warning
  • Winter Storm Warning
  • Hurricane Warning
  • Hurricane Watch
  • Inland Hurricane Warning
  • Inland Hurricane Watch
  • Tropical Storm Warning
  • Tropical Storm Watch
  • Inland Tropical Storm Warning
  • Inland Tropical Storm Watch
  • Tsunami Warning
  • Dust Storm Warning
Powered by Frankly
<div class="footer-top clearfix"> <div class="footer-search clearfix"> <div class="footer-search-text">Can't Find Something?</div> <div class="footer-search-box"> <form action="/search" method="get" onsubmit="return wnValidateSearchTerm(this, 0)"> <input type="hidden" name="vendor" value="ez"> <input class="footer-textbox" type="text" name="qu" value="" placeholder="Search"> <input class="footer-submit" type="submit" value="Go"> </form> </div> </div> <div class="station-logo"></div> <div class="station-info"> <p class='address'><strong>KWWL Television Inc.</strong><br /> 511 E 5th St. Waterloo , IA 50703<br /> News: (319)291-1200<br /> News Tips: (800)947-7746<br /> <div> <a class="info" href="http://www.kwwl.com/category/130413/kwwl-jobss">Careers</a> <a class="info" href="http://www.kwwl.com/link/781957/advertise-with-kwwl">Advertise with us</a> <a class="info" href="https://xprspay.ipayxepay.net/xprspay/qmi/index.jsp">Advertiser Services </a> </div> <div> <a class="info" target="_blank" href="https://publicfiles.fcc.gov/tv-profile/kwwl">FCC Public File</a> <a class="info" target="_blank" href="http://www.kwwl.com/link/739875/eeo-report">EEO Report</a> <a class="info" href="http://www.kwwl.com/story/34155385/2016/12/30/kwwl-closed-caption-contact">Closed Captioning Contact</a> </div> </p> </div> </div> <div class="footer-middle clearfix"></div> <div class="footer-bottom clearfix"> <div class="inner"> <div class="copyrightText"> <a id="wnLogo" href="http://www.worldnow.com"><img src="http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/wncorp/logos/worldnow_white.png" id="wn"></a> <div class="text"> All content &copy; Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWWL Television. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our <a href="/story/15534331/privacy-policy">Privacy Policy</a>, <a href="/story/15534195/terms-of-service">Terms of Service</a>, and <a class="adchoice" href="//www.aboutads.info/choices" target="policy">Ad Choices</a>. </div> <div class="clear"></div> </div> </div> </div>