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Say It Ain’t Snow….Again

April 13, 2014 0 Comments
Say It Ain’t Snow….Again

Alright.  Yeah some snow again.  And multiple rounds will be possible over the 7 day forecast.  First things first…tonight. A very large system is churning through the plains and Upper Midwest.  That band of snow is Nebraska is the feature we are tracking very closely tonight. Changeover Time Line: After 6: Colder air rushes in […]

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A Stormy Morning

April 12, 2014 0 Comments
A Stormy Morning

Our first round of widespread rumblers of the season have come and gone and they may have gotten us out of bed a little early Saturday morning!  The storms left behind a lot of hail, most of it small, and some great pictures taken by you. Rain was also impressive with spots picking up over […]

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Some Mild Weather Ahead for the Rest of This Week

April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Some Mild Weather Ahead for the Rest of This Week

We’ve already enjoyed a couple of doses of rather pleasant and mild early spring days in the past couple of weeks, including the past two days where highs near 60 degrees were felt across the entire area. It looks like we’ll be building on the concept of small gasps of mild weather by stretching out a […]

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April 3-4 Snow Totals

April 5, 2014 0 Comments

We all know that if we do get snow in April (or May) we don’t have to look at it long.  A General 2-5″ of snow fell across the area and there is hardly any evidence of that, especially in areas that aren’t shaded.   Here is a list of some exact totals from around […]

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Storm latest

April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Storm latest

Ok as of 7:00 tonight we are about 20 – 24 hours out from wide spread precipitation.  I say precipitation because there will likely be several types.  The system that will eventually cause this is vacationing in California as we speak. Let’s get caught up on Watches and Warnings.  Winter Storm Watches (BLUE) remain in […]

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No Joke – Winter Storm Likely

April 1, 2014 0 Comments
No Joke – Winter Storm Likely

So it’s April Fools Day and there is a Winter Storm Watch in effect.  I’m not playing a joke on you, but apparently Mother Nature is.  Again, no joke there is a chance for ice and snow accumulation locally starting late Wednesday night through Friday afternoon.  The main event will be Thursday and Friday…that is […]

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Why Won’t You Stay?

March 30, 2014 0 Comments
Why Won’t You Stay?

I heard so many complaints on Sunday that wind was ruining the warmest day of the year!  I’m going to go on a little rant here before I break down the real reason we will be complaining again!  I do understand the frustration though, we finally have a warm day and it is kind of […]

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March 23, 2014 0 Comments

The 1st half of the week will feature a lot of winter, cold and a little more snow, but by the time next weekend rolls around spring will be knocking and most of us are going to answer. Highs Sunday afternoon would have been right on par with the middle of January as winter still […]

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An Active Weather Pattern for the Next Week

March 14, 2014 0 Comments
An Active Weather Pattern for the Next Week

It’s almost like a cliché or perhaps a bad joke, but when we reach mid March in southern Minnesota and north Iowa, people begin to expect at least one heavy snow event, or at the very least, an ugly wintry mixture that reminds us we’re first in the midst of  ”tournament time” and it’s not quite […]

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Cold and staying cold. Any end in sight?

February 23, 2014 0 Comments
Cold and staying cold.  Any end in sight?

No.  That’s the short answer to the question in the title.  Wish I had some better news for those that have had enough with one of the longest and coldest winters in recent memory.  Here is the breakdown of why we are so cold once again and why we will still be cold likely into […]

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