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The Bellevue Herald-Leader is a weekly print publication based in Bellevue, Iowa, that has served the information needs of eastern Jackson County since the newspaper’s founding in 1871. With a newly relaunched website and a robust Facebook and Twitter following, the Herald-Leader offers 100 percent local news and features reporting on issues affecting the areas of Andrew, Bellevue, St. Donatus, St. Catherine, Green Island, LaMotte, Preston, Sabula, Spragueville and Springbrook.

In addition to the newspaper, the Bellevue Herald-Leader produces several niche and special publications that target specific audiences throughout eastern Iowa, including The Eastern Iowa Farmer, Country Life, Summer Fun, Graduation Section, Valentines Day section, Christmas section; and Bliss, a bridal planning guide.

The Herald-Leader has been owned since 2014 by Sycamore Media, an eastern Iowa media company that also owns the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press and DeWitt Observer.

Bellevue, IA

Right Now
74°
Rain Shower
  • Humidity: 85%
  • Feels Like: 74°
  • Heat Index: 74°
  • Wind: 5 mph
  • Wind Chill: 74°
  • UV Index: 8 Very High
  • Sunrise: 05:40:46 AM
  • Sunset: 08:34:44 PM
  • Dew Point: 70°
  • Visibility: 7 mi

Today

Thunderstorms during the morning will give way to partly cloudy skies this afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 93F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Tonight

Clear to partly cloudy. A stray severe thunderstorm is possible. Low 78F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

Tomorrow

Abundant sunshine. High 96F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
7 AM
74°
44%
7 AM
74°

Wind: SSE @ 6mph

Precip: 44% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 74°

Heat Index: 74°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

8 AM
75°
61%
8 AM
75°

Wind: SSE @ 8mph

Precip: 61% Chance

Humidity: 90%

Wind Chill: 75°

Heat Index: 75°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 5 mi

9 AM
76°
47%
9 AM
76°

Wind: S @ 9mph

Precip: 47% Chance

Humidity: 89%

Wind Chill: 76°

Heat Index: 76°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 0.97 mi

10 AM
77°
30%
10 AM
77°

Wind: S @ 12mph

Precip: 30% Chance

Humidity: 91%

Wind Chill: 77°

Heat Index: 77°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 7 mi

11 AM
80°
15%
11 AM
80°

Wind: S @ 13mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 87%

Wind Chill: 80°

Heat Index: 87°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 8 mi

12 PM
82°
30%
12 PM
82°

Wind: SSW @ 14mph

Precip: 30% Chance

Humidity: 81%

Wind Chill: 82°

Heat Index: 90°

UV Index: 7 High

Visibility: 9 mi

1 PM
86°
15%
1 PM
86°

Wind: SSW @ 13mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 73%

Wind Chill: 86°

Heat Index: 97°

UV Index: 8 Very High

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
88°
15%
2 PM
88°

Wind: S @ 14mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 69%

Wind Chill: 88°

Heat Index: 101°

UV Index: 8 Very High

Visibility: 10 mi

3 PM
90°
15%
3 PM
90°

Wind: SSW @ 15mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 67%

Wind Chill: 90°

Heat Index: 103°

UV Index: 7 High

Visibility: 9 mi

4 PM
90°
15%
4 PM
90°

Wind: SSW @ 15mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 66%

Wind Chill: 90°

Heat Index: 104°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

5 PM
91°
15%
5 PM
91°

Wind: SSW @ 14mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 63%

Wind Chill: 91°

Heat Index: 106°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

6 PM
91°
15%
6 PM
91°

Wind: SSW @ 13mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 65%

Wind Chill: 91°

Heat Index: 104°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi