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The Bellevue Herald Leader is a weekly print publication based in Bellevue, Iowa, that has served the information needs of Jackson County since the newspaper’s founding in 1874. With a newly relaunched website and a robust Facebook following, The Herald Leader offers local news and features reporting on issues affecting the areas of Andrew, Bellevue, Green Island, LaMotte, Preston, Sabula, Spragueville and Springbrook.

In addition to the newspaper, The Herald Leader produces several niche and special publications that target specific audiences throughout eastern Iowa, including The Eastern Iowa Farmer, Country Life, Summer Fun, and Bliss, a bridal 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
63°
Mostly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Feels Like: 61°
  • Heat Index: 63°
  • Wind: 16 mph
  • Wind Chill: 61°
  • UV Index: 5 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:48:14 AM
  • Sunset: 07:00:36 PM
  • Dew Point: 57°
  • Visibility: 10 mi

Today

Windy with a mix of clouds and sun. High near 65F. Winds NW at 20 to 30 mph. Higher wind gusts possible.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy skies this evening will become partly cloudy after midnight. Much cooler. Low 44F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

Tomorrow

A mainly sunny sky. High 69F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
10 AM
63°
0%
10 AM
63°

Wind: WNW @ 20mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 76%

Wind Chill: 61°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

11 AM
63°
0%
11 AM
63°

Wind: WNW @ 21mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 73%

Wind Chill: 60°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

12 PM
63°
0%
12 PM
63°

Wind: WNW @ 21mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 71%

Wind Chill: 60°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

1 PM
63°
0%
1 PM
63°

Wind: NW @ 21mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 67%

Wind Chill: 61°

Heat Index: 63°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

2 PM
64°
0%
2 PM
64°

Wind: NW @ 21mph

Precip: 0% Chance

Humidity: 63%

Wind Chill: 62°

Heat Index: 64°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

3 PM
65°
1%
3 PM
65°

Wind: NW @ 20mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 58%

Wind Chill: 63°

Heat Index: 65°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

4 PM
64°
1%
4 PM
64°

Wind: NW @ 19mph

Precip: 1% Chance

Humidity: 56%

Wind Chill: 63°

Heat Index: 64°

UV Index: 2 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

5 PM
62°
2%
5 PM
62°

Wind: NW @ 18mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 58%

Wind Chill: 60°

Heat Index: 62°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

6 PM
60°
2%
6 PM
60°

Wind: NW @ 12mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 59%

Wind Chill: 58°

Heat Index: 60°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

7 PM
58°
2%
7 PM
58°

Wind: NNW @ 10mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 63%

Wind Chill: 56°

Heat Index: 58°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

8 PM
56°
2%
8 PM
56°

Wind: NNW @ 9mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 66%

Wind Chill: 54°

Heat Index: 56°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi

9 PM
54°
3%
9 PM
54°

Wind: NNW @ 8mph

Precip: 3% Chance

Humidity: 71%

Wind Chill: 52°

Heat Index: 54°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 10 mi