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Broken records that are mind blowing

March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Broken records that are mind blowing

This blog post will not disappoint! We all know by now after we have talked so much about it that we are living through one of the harshest winters of all time.  There is, however no parallel to the record we have just set because it has never been done before.  Sunday in Rochester and […]

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Ranking Up There With Some Heavy-Hitting Winters

February 25, 2014 0 Comments
Ranking Up There With Some Heavy-Hitting Winters

2/25/14 Before we get to spring (and already, in many cases), we’ll be in the top 10 record rankings for a) the season, b) meteorological winter (Dec-Feb), c) February, and d) astronomical winter in a number of ways. A tip of the hat to NWS La Crosse for compiling climate data and their friendliness in […]

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Dangerously cold air coming with potential record breaking temperatures

January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Dangerously cold air coming with potential record breaking temperatures

If you like the cold, well you’re living in the right place.  It seems like Mother Nature is trying to make up for the last couple of winters that started off on the warm side.  Starting Saturday, we will start to see the kind of air your grandparents told you stories about from when they […]

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The cold not all bad

December 31, 2013 0 Comments
The cold not all bad

It has been freezing around these parts for quite awhile now.  While we have been shivering to very low temps, mother nature has been putting on quite the show in the sky.  Over the lasts several weeks we have been receiving many photos of gorgeous halos in the sky.  On Monday night a couple of […]

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Big Temperature Swings This Week

September 9, 2013 0 Comments
Big Temperature Swings This Week

We’re in for quite a wild week as far as temperatures go in our region as intense heat will give way to crisp, autumnal conditions later on.  The upper levels winds right now are steering the jet stream northward to start our week and at the surface, a strong warm front is working its way […]

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Potential record day

September 8, 2013 0 Comments
Potential record day

It’s been cool, then hot, then cool again.  Yep you guessed it…it’s going to be hot then cool again.  But this Monday has a chance to be really hot.  If stars align…triple digit heat can return to the area for the first time since May. A very warm airmass will slide up from the dessert […]

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Mid-Year Rainfall Update

July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mid-Year Rainfall Update

With six full months of a very wet and rainy 2013 under our belt it’s time to assess the situation to get an idea of where we stand statistically with our overall rainfall totals.  First of all, we’ve already surpassed the entire rainfall total of a very dry 2012 which was a paltry 24.85″, eliminating the drought headlines […]

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2013 So Far – Wettest Start to a Year in Rochester History!

June 7, 2013 0 Comments

Thanks to Jeff Boyne at NWS La Crosse for compiling the following statistics! RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 546 AM CDT THU JUN 6 2013 …WETTEST START TO A YEAR IN ROCHESTER MN… THROUGH JUNE 5TH…ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT HAS RECEIVED 24.30 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION. THIS IS 11.18 INCHES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 […]

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Statewide May Snowfall Records set in Southeast MN

June 7, 2013 0 Comments

Thanks to our friends in the National Weather Service for compiling this data. Here is their statement below. Dodge Center, MN is now the snowiest place in Minnesota – in May. RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 609 AM CDT WED JUN 5 2013 …1-DAY…2-DAY…AND 3-DAY MAY SNOWFALL RECORDS SET IN MINNESOTA… […]

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Record Snow in Many Aspects

May 2, 2013 0 Comments

May 2, 2013 Snowfall Totals | May 2, 2013 Snow Viewer Pictures Snowfall of May 2, 2013 in Rochester reached a total of 14.0″, which ranks very high in a number of record rankings for Rochester. This has bumped our seasonal snowfall total to 73.5″. Look how that number fits within the following records. Record […]

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