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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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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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Pleasant temperatures continue, but dry weather also looks to persist

August 8, 2014 0 Comments
Pleasant temperatures continue, but dry weather also looks to persist

Our temperatures so far this summer have been phenomenal. Our readings have essentially been in a comfortable zone the entire time without any hot spikes or heat waves and it looks like that pattern will continue in the near term and in the longer term. The Climate Prediction Center has our region in a high […]

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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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Coolest Air of The Summer

June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Coolest Air of The Summer

After a cool start to the spring, things have really turned around with the warmth coming at the end of May and for much of June.  As we head into July, at least the first couple of days in July, we will feel some changes. A cold front will usher in the coolest air mass […]

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Severe Threat Continues Sunday

June 28, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Threat Continues Sunday

We didn’t have any warnings in the area Saturday night and other than some gusty winds, heavy rain, and some ominous clouds, things stayed pretty tame relatively speaking. Behind a cold front that will pass by Sunday morning, drier air will push in allowing the sun to come out Sunday morning and through the early […]

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Another Round of Severe Weather Possible

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
Another Round of Severe Weather Possible

Today is June 17th and if you’ve lived here for more than 5 years you know that date is significant in terms of weather.  In 2009 Austin was affected by a tornado and one year later in 2010, the state of Minnesota saw its largest tornado outbreak in its history.  Once again on June, 17th […]

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Severe Weather Update 6/16

June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Weather Update 6/16

We have entered a week that will feature several rounds of thunderstorms  and potentially heavy rain to go along with that.  Today is day one of the chance for severe weather.  In this edition of the blog we break down timing, hazards, and everything you need to know. First off the Storm Prediction Center has […]

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