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The Last of Summer & Beyond

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Looking back over the course of the last couple of months, the general theme of being active and warm is apparent. While not all areas saw above-average temps and rainfall for both months, many active and hot periods have ensued. … Read More

Interesting Storm Facts

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As the storm begins to ramp up, I wanted to take a few moments and show you some interesting things going on with this storm system. This afternoon, an incredibly strong temperature gradient, stationary front, will exist over southern Iowa … Read More

Significant Spring Storm Update

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Let me first say, this has been one of the most difficult storms to forecast in some time. The models have still not converged on a final track for this system, making this extremely tough. Not only are the models … Read More

Major Spring Storm Continues

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A major spring storm will impact portions of the region today into tomorrow with very heavy rainfall, some snow, and very high winds. The most significant impacts will occur along and east of I-35 in eastern Minnesota, though the greatest … Read More

Work-Week Discussion

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The upcoming week can be classified as very spring-like and above-average, which is quite fitting given the fact that this is the first full week of Meteorological Spring, which began March 1st. While the 5 day forecast above is for … Read More

Pre-Blizzard Assessment

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A blizzard is imminent for parts of the region late today into tomorrow. Late last evening, the National Weather Service upgraded the blizzard watch to a blizzard warning and winter storm warning in anticipation of this storm. The latest watches … Read More

Potential Blizzard Assessment

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Here we go again, friends! The second blizzard watch in less than one week has been posted for roughly the western two-thirds of the region. While this system will involve some snowfall, we are not going to see significant accumulations … Read More

Potentially Significant Winter Storm Next Week

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By now you’ve probably heard of the potentially major winter storm expected somewhere in the Midwest next week. This storm is still six days out, so a lot will change between now and then. This is especially true given that … Read More

’15 – ’16 Mid-Winter Recap & Forecast

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There is no doubt that many of you winter-lovers out there wondered if winter would ever arrive with the record breaking warmth we had in December. This was not a record warm month for just Minnesota, but for virtually everyone … Read More

Above-Average Temps On The Way?

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The last month of winter has generally been bitterly cold, it would appear Mother Nature is trying to make up for the lack of cold in December and January. Below you’ll see the temperature departures for the months of December, … Read More