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The Maquoketa Sentinel-Press is a twice-weekly print publication based in Maquoketa, Iowa, that has served the information needs of Jackson County since the newspaper’s founding in 1854. With a newly relaunched website and a robust Facebook following, The Sentinel-Press offers local news and features reporting on issues affecting the areas of Andrew, Baldwin, Bellevue, Bernard, Charlotte, Elwood, Delmar, Goose Lake, Green Island, LaMotte, Lost Nation, Maquoketa, Miles, Monmouth, Oxford Junction, Preston, Spragueville, Springbrook, Welton, Wyoming and Zwingle.

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

Maquoketa, IA

Right Now
66°
Mostly Cloudy
  • Humidity: 94%
  • Feels Like: 66°
  • Heat Index: 66°
  • Wind: 9 mph
  • Wind Chill: 66°
  • UV Index: 5 Moderate
  • Sunrise: 06:48:16 AM
  • Sunset: 07:03:19 PM
  • Dew Point: 65°
  • Visibility: 6 mi

Today

Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph.

Tonight

Scattered thunderstorms during the evening becoming more widespread overnight. Low 62F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

Tomorrow

Mainly cloudy. High 66F. Winds NW at 15 to 25 mph.

Next 12 Hours

Time
Temp
Precip
1 AM
65°
15%
1 AM
65°

Wind: ESE @ 9mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 96%

Wind Chill: 65°

Heat Index: 65°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

2 AM
65°
15%
2 AM
65°

Wind: ESE @ 9mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 96%

Wind Chill: 65°

Heat Index: 65°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

3 AM
66°
15%
3 AM
66°

Wind: SE @ 9mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 95%

Wind Chill: 66°

Heat Index: 66°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

4 AM
67°
2%
4 AM
67°

Wind: SE @ 7mph

Precip: 2% Chance

Humidity: 94%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 4 mi

5 AM
67°
5%
5 AM
67°

Wind: SE @ 7mph

Precip: 5% Chance

Humidity: 95%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 3 mi

6 AM
67°
8%
6 AM
67°

Wind: ESE @ 7mph

Precip: 8% Chance

Humidity: 96%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 2.4 mi

7 AM
67°
12%
7 AM
67°

Wind: ESE @ 8mph

Precip: 12% Chance

Humidity: 96%

Wind Chill: 67°

Heat Index: 67°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 2.6 mi

8 AM
69°
16%
8 AM
69°

Wind: SSE @ 7mph

Precip: 16% Chance

Humidity: 94%

Wind Chill: 69°

Heat Index: 71°

UV Index: 0 Low

Visibility: 5 mi

9 AM
70°
10%
9 AM
70°

Wind: SE @ 9mph

Precip: 10% Chance

Humidity: 92%

Wind Chill: 70°

Heat Index: 72°

UV Index: 1 Low

Visibility: 7 mi

10 AM
71°
24%
10 AM
71°

Wind: SSE @ 9mph

Precip: 24% Chance

Humidity: 89%

Wind Chill: 71°

Heat Index: 73°

UV Index: 3 Moderate

Visibility: 8 mi

11 AM
75°
33%
11 AM
75°

Wind: S @ 10mph

Precip: 33% Chance

Humidity: 85%

Wind Chill: 75°

Heat Index: 80°

UV Index: 4 Moderate

Visibility: 9 mi

12 PM
80°
15%
12 PM
80°

Wind: S @ 11mph

Precip: 15% Chance

Humidity: 78%

Wind Chill: 80°

Heat Index: 85°

UV Index: 5 Moderate

Visibility: 10 mi

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