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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
66°
Sunny
  • Humidity: 56%
  • Feels Like: 66°
  • Heat Index: 66°
  • Wind: 15 mph
  • Wind Chill: 65°
  • UV Index: 8 Very High
  • Sunrise: 05:33:18 AM
  • Sunset: 08:24:08 PM
  • Dew Point: 50°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Sunny. High 74F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph.

Tonight

Some clouds early with showers likely late, and a thunderstorm is possible. Low 56F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

Tomorrow

Thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 76F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
12 PM
68°
0%
12 PM
68°

Wind: W @ 16mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 54%

Wind Chill: 68°

Heat Index: 68°

UV Index: 7 High

Visibility: 10 mi

1 PM
70°
0%
1 PM
70°

Wind: W @ 16mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 52%

Wind Chill: 70°

Heat Index: 70°

UV Index: 8 Very High

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
71°
0%
2 PM
71°

Wind: W @ 15mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 50%

Wind Chill: 71°

Heat Index: 71°

UV Index: 7 High

Visibility: 10 mi

3 PM
72°
0%
3 PM
72°

Wind: W @ 13mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 49%

Wind Chill: 72°

Heat Index: 72°

UV Index: 6 High

Visibility: 10 mi

4 PM
73°
0%
4 PM
73°

Wind: WNW @ 11mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 48%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

5 PM
73°
0%
5 PM
73°

Wind: WNW @ 10mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 47%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 PM
73°
1%
6 PM
73°

Wind: NW @ 8mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 48%

Wind Chill: 73°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 PM
71°
2%
7 PM
71°

Wind: NW @ 6mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 52%

Wind Chill: 71°

Heat Index: 71°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
69°
3%
8 PM
69°

Wind: NNW @ 4mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 56%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 69°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
65°
5%
9 PM
65°

Wind: N @ 3mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 65%

Wind Chill: 65°

Heat Index: 65°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

10 PM
63°
6%
10 PM
63°

Wind: N @ 2mph

Precip: 6% Chance

Humidity: 72%

Wind Chill: 63°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi

11 PM
61°
6%
11 PM
61°

Wind: NNE @ 3mph

Precip: 6% Chance

Humidity: 77%

Wind Chill: 61°

Heat Index: 61°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 9 mi