Saturday Night Storm System – Arctic Cold Arrives

January 2, 2015 0 Comments
Saturday Night Storm System – Arctic Cold Arrives

The biggest impact of this weekend’s storm system will be its strong wind. Even though it doesn’t look like we’ll be dealing with blizzard (35mph+ sustained for 3 hours or more) conditions, visibility and roads will be affected. The timing of the storm is pretty good for us – the majority of Saturday will be mild […]

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December Summary and a Glance at January

January 1, 2015 0 Comments
December Summary and a Glance at January

It took about three weeks, but we managed to not only coat the landscape with some fresh snow and clear the gloominess from our skies for the last few days of December. Unfortunately, that sunshine has been associated with some bitterly cold air from northern Canada. The bitterly cold temperatures in the final days of December […]

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Weekend snow and an even bigger blast of cold?

December 31, 2014 0 Comments
Weekend snow and an even bigger blast of cold?

After a mild few weeks in December things are looking and feeling more like winter.  The blog you are about to read will please cross country skiers, snow mobile-rs, and people that love being on frozen lakes. We are going to fast forward to the weekend and let you know about a system we are […]

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Arctic Outbreak Underway

December 29, 2014 0 Comments
Arctic Outbreak Underway

Now that’s more like it!  If you’ve been enjoying the mild weather of late, it’s time to hibernate once again.  As of 11am these were the current wind chills: That blob of purple is heading this way and on Tuesday and Wednesday morning our own wind chills will be in the -25 ballpark. Monday night-Tuesday […]

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December 26-27, 2014 Snowfall Totals

December 28, 2014 0 Comments
December 26-27, 2014 Snowfall Totals

Image: NWS La Crosse The following snowfall totals were reported to the National Weather Service offices in La Crosse, WI and Chanhassen, MN. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 1052 AM CST SAT DEC 27 2014 …DECEMBER 26-27 SNOWFALL REPORTS… LOCATION AMOUNT TIME/DATE LAT/LON …IOWA… …CHICKASAW… IONIA 2W 0.5 IN 0700 AM […]

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Post Christmas Snow – Bitter Cold Temps En Route

December 27, 2014 0 Comments
Post Christmas Snow – Bitter Cold Temps En Route

There was some white on Christmas Day, but by in large much of the area was more brown than white.  A fresh blanket of snow came to us late Friday into early Saturday morning as a result of a storm system coming at us from the Rockies. It wasn’t a ton of snow, but isolated […]

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Winter Making A Comeback

December 25, 2014 0 Comments
Winter Making A Comeback

Well…we didn’t have a white Christmas and it didn’t really feel much like Christmas on Christmas.  In fact it looked and felt more like Christmas on Thanksgiving as you may recall.  The official high on Thanksgiving goes down as 19 degrees, but that came in at midnight.  Afternoon highs struggled to get above zero.   […]

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Staying mild for Christmas, but colder, more seasonable weather isn’t far off

December 24, 2014 0 Comments
Staying mild for Christmas, but colder, more seasonable weather isn’t far off

It’s been nearly a full week since we last experienced a high temperature as cool as what we would consider to be “normal” or seasonable for late December standards as 30s have dominated the climate data instead of teens or 20s. While it’s not exactly like the pattern we dealt with a couple of weeks […]

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12/22/14: Sloppy Storm System Through Tuesday

December 22, 2014 0 Comments
12/22/14: Sloppy Storm System Through Tuesday

KTTC Weather | Interactive Radar | Stormcenter Closings & Delays | Get the Weather App Areas of rain and occasional snow in the mix will affect southern Minnesota and northern Iowa through Monday night to daybreak Tuesday. Snow will begin to ramp up between 6am and 9am Tuesday morning, if all goes to plan, and it’s […]

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Rainy Monday – Optimistic for a White Christmas

December 21, 2014 0 Comments
Rainy Monday – Optimistic for a White Christmas

A storm system is beginning to take shape and, as of Sunday evening, is moving across the Rocky Mountains. Tonight it’s just a large batch of unsettled weather over much of the intermountain region with snow falling in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho, but once the system moves east of the Rocky Mountains it […]

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