May 29-30, 2015 Rainfall Totals

May 30, 2015 0 Comments
May 29-30, 2015 Rainfall Totals

Rainfall totals courtesy of NWS La Crosse. Radar estimated precipitation totals can also be found at http://water.weather.gov/precip/ …RAINFALL REPORTS PAST 24 HOURS … LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON …IOWA… …ALLAMAKEE COUNTY… 3 SE WATERVILLE 1.49 IN 0707 AM 05/30 43.17N/91.24W 3 S DORCHESTER 0.11 IN 0700 AM 05/30 43.42N/91.51W 4 ENE WATSON 0.06 IN 0745 AM […]

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Finally a break from the rain, but several more chances lie ahead of us

May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Finally a break from the rain, but several more chances lie ahead of us

After a long stretch of unsettled, and at times, wet weather that was punctuated by a dreary and soggy Tuesday, we’re now getting a chance to enjoy some quiet, mild sunshine in the midweek. High pressure has moved in and will bring us a brief respite from the wet weather while temperatures under the sun make […]

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A mild, but unsettled holiday weekend is ahead

May 21, 2015 0 Comments
A mild, but unsettled holiday weekend is ahead

We’re just hours away from the weekend that signifies the unofficial start to summer and right on cue, seasonable warmth is returning to the region. High pressure is settling into the Midwest from the west, making for a bright and pleasant Thursday. It’s the first of two picture perfect days in the area as we […]

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Warmer, more unsettled days ahead in an active weather pattern

May 13, 2015 0 Comments
Warmer, more unsettled days ahead in an active weather pattern

After a blustery, raw start to the week, things have momentarily brightened up and gotten much more pleasant for us thanks to an area of high pressure. This at least gives us a break from clouds and showers for a day in what is shaping up to be a long-term “active” weather pattern, one that […]

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May 10-11 Rainfall Totals

May 11, 2015 0 Comments

Rainfall totals courtesy of NWS La Crosse. Radar estimated precipitation totals can also be found at http://water.weather.gov/precip/ PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 736 AM CDT MON MAY 11 2015 …RAINFALL REPORTS PAST 24 HOURS … LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON …IOWA… …ALLAMAKEE COUNTY… 3 SE WATERVILLE 0.23 IN 0707 AM 05/11 43.17N/91.24W […]

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Our unsettled weather stretch continues into Mother’s Day and beyond

May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Our unsettled weather stretch continues into Mother’s Day and beyond

A large, slow-moving storm system to the southwest of our area in the central Plains has been bringing clouds and showers to our weather picture for the past couple of days while the strongest severe weather has been in the southern Plains in its southern flank. As the surface low pressure with this system and […]

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Tropical Season Starting Early This Year?

May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Tropical Season Starting Early This Year?

Although the Atlantic hurricane season does not start until June 1, there is a chance the first tropical storm of the season could form this week. On the National Hurricane Center’s graphical outlook, they give a low (less than 40 percent) chance of tropical cyclone formation off the coasts of Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina […]

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5/3-5/4/15 Rainfall Totals

May 4, 2015 0 Comments

Rainfall totals courtesy of NWS La Crosse. You can also get radar estimated precipitation totals for an adjustable time frame here: http://water.weather.gov/precip/ PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 951 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015 …RAINFALL REPORTS PAST 24 HOURS … LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON …IOWA… …ALLAMAKEE COUNTY… 3 S DORCHESTER 0.42 […]

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Looking back at April and ahead at a warm, unsettled start to May

May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Looking back at April and ahead at a warm, unsettled start to May

The month of April in Rochester certainly was a turbulent period of time for us with each week seemingly having its own theme, and in some cases, its own season. There were stretches of days where we struggled to reach the mid 40s and in a couple of cases, we recorded some snowfall. The heaviest, […]

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Sun Dogs? In April?

April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Sun Dogs? In April?

We received a couple of pictures of this morning’s sun dogs, and those pictures were accompanied by the question: in April? Yes indeed! It may seem odd, but the science behind why this would happen is very simple and not at all unusual. While we can enjoy morning temperatures in the 40s and 50s and […]

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