The Cold Spell Continues

November 19, 2014 0 Comments
The Cold Spell Continues

Our unbelievable cold spell has now passed the one week mark with plenty of cold weather still in our immediate future. We’ve been below freezing for eight full days now which isn’t quite a record for the month of November, but it now places us on the top ten list and it looks like a quick climb to […]

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More Cold Where That Came From

November 16, 2014 0 Comments
More Cold Where That Came From

So you think it was cold last week?  Well…the Arctic is opening up once again and this time around it’s sending us an even bigger blast of unseasonably cold air.  If you forgot what the beginning of January feels, just step outside on Monday. This Arctic cold front that is crossing Saturday night will also […]

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Saturday’s Snowfall

November 16, 2014 0 Comments
Saturday’s Snowfall

A clipper system came through the area Saturday afternoon through early Sunday morning bringing with it a general 1-3″ of fluffy powder fell across the area making the roads slick and adding to our blanket of white. Here a few snowfall reports from around the area.   Check out this map below.  It shows the […]

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An Unusually Cold Spell for November

November 12, 2014 0 Comments
An Unusually Cold Spell for November

Now that the blast of Arctic air has arrived signifying the start of our heavily advertised mid November cold snap, we can focus on making some comparisons with previous years and speculating on what the upcoming winter might bring. The first 20 something high temperature of the season was on Tuesday, a day that also featured the first measurable […]

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Storm Update 4: Dry air and the back edge

November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Storm Update 4: Dry air and the back edge

So far so good for us this Monday.  Some of southern Minnesota had a coating of snow on the cars from the light stuff that moved through overnight.  Dry air is winning the battle around these parts and that was to be expected.  The dry air moved in a little faster than expected, but that […]

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Storm Update 3: Storm Pushing A Touch North

November 9, 2014 0 Comments
Storm Update 3:  Storm Pushing A Touch North

The latest trends show that the storm that is developing continues to push further north.  We’re not completely going to miss out on the snow, but we’ll see a bit less now that the storm looks to be going a bit further north,  Here we go. As of 10:30pm on Sunday, here are the latest […]

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First Shovelable Snow Coming: Storm Update 1

November 8, 2014 0 Comments
First Shovelable Snow Coming: Storm Update 1

Take a deep breath…winter is coming a little early this year, but the way Mother Nature treated us to such an awesome October..we should have known this was coming down the pipeline. If you want to skip the story…read the breakdown below.  Everything you need to know is at the bottom. Ahead of this system […]

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Colder air has arrived, even colder air is expected next week

November 6, 2014 0 Comments
Colder air has arrived, even colder air is expected next week

The well-advertised cool down is underway and it looks like we’ll be going from typical early November chilly weather to downright frigid, December-like weather within the next week. That’s right, we’re going to be essentially skipping ahead about a month in our meteorological calendar in the coming days thanks to a shift in the jet stream […]

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A cool spell lies ahead of us

November 4, 2014 0 Comments
A cool spell lies ahead of us

As we move through the first week of November, we’re experiencing quite a range of November style weather. So far, it’s been we’ve been essentially right on the money for this time of the year with typical 40s and 50s for highs, brisk winds, and both sun and rain. We’ll be adding a little late […]

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What Was In The Sky?

November 1, 2014 0 Comments
What Was In The Sky?

If you were around town on Saturday there was something very cool and mysterious going on in the sky.  It wasn’t aliens…it was the meteorological phenomenon known as a Fallstreak hole.  How they occur may seem a bit complex, but looking at them is easy. First you need a deck of Altocumulus or Cirrocumulus clouds. […]

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