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Patchy Frost Tuesday Morning? Warmer Days Ahead

September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Patchy Frost Tuesday Morning?  Warmer Days Ahead

We almost had our third day in the 50s this month, but sunshine late Monday afternoon helped our temps jump into the low 60s at the Rochester International Airport.  High pressure helped that sunshine break out by clearing the clouds, and those clouds will continue to go on the decrease as the evening and overnight […]

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Big Storm – Big Changes

September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Big Storm – Big Changes

We’ve been advertising this for about a week, but fall is  going to make a grand entrance into the region starting Tuesday night.  Unseasonably cool air, about 20 degrees below average, will rush into the area behind a very large and very potent system that is taking shape as we speak. (Averages for the second […]

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An Autumn Blast That’s Bigger Than The Last

September 7, 2014 0 Comments
An Autumn Blast That’s Bigger Than The Last

Poetry aside, last week we had a dose of cooler Canadian air slide down giving us highs around 70 and overnight lows in the mid to upper 40s.  If that was on the cool side for you then you are in for a shock as this next batch of cool air will send our temperatures […]

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Sizzling Start To September — Meteorological Summer Recap

September 2, 2014 0 Comments
Sizzling Start To September — Meteorological Summer Recap

We are supposed to start the cooling trend into fall this month, but Mother Nature is making up for lost time in the heat department instead.  This round of warmth won’t be too intense or last that long,  but it will certainly be a change of pace from the weather we started off the first […]

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Rain Dance Finally Pays Off; Weather Pattern Turning Active

August 17, 2014 0 Comments
Rain Dance Finally Pays Off; Weather Pattern Turning Active

Weather and active hasn’t been in the same sentence let alone universe in the Upper Midwest in quite sometime, but that is all about to change. A ridge of high pressure looks to build over the next couple of days to our south.  It was looking like over the past couple of days that we […]

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We Need A Drink. Latest Drought Monitor Includes Parts of MN/IA

August 14, 2014 0 Comments
We Need A Drink. Latest Drought Monitor Includes Parts of MN/IA

After a VERY wet spring, the rain has really shut off across the area.  For the last month or so we’ve been barking that we could use a good soaker and to keep on watering the lawns and flowers.  While there’s a chance of rain over the weekend, at this point it doesn’t look like […]

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Supermoon VS. Meteors (Maybe)

August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Supermoon VS. Meteors (Maybe)

Freddy vs. Jason, Professor X vs. Magneto, Happy Gilmore vs. Shooter McGavin, Supermoon vs. Perseids?!  There will be a celestial battle going on above us in the coming days, but mother nature  may be the one who comes out victorious.  The bright light of the second of the three Supermoons this summer will be going […]

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Weekend Forecast — Cooler Next Week

August 8, 2014 0 Comments
Weekend Forecast — Cooler Next Week

We probably won’t see a whole lot of sunshine this weekend, but there will be enough to warm temperatures up to around 80 degrees.  The bulk of the weekend appears dry, but we’re watching a cold front come trough Sunday night that could give us rain chances for the second half of Sunday. That cold […]

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A Tale of Two Forecasts

August 5, 2014 0 Comments
A Tale of Two Forecasts

Wednesday forecast is what you would call challenging.  It’s challenging in the sense that two towns ten miles away from one another can see completely different weather.  We break that down in the blog and talk about who has the best chance to see what. First of all the set-up. A warm front that is […]

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October In July – Clues For The Winter Ahead?

July 13, 2014 0 Comments
October In July – Clues For The Winter Ahead?

If you’re a fan of Fall, we are going to get an early taste of it starting Sunday night.  Not to worry summer lovers…the warmth will quickly come back after Wednesday morning.  Before we get to Wednesday afternoon, where temperatures jump back into the mid 70s, we will have to pass through a couple of […]

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