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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A stormy, humid weekend may be ahead of us

June 26, 2014 0 Comments
A stormy, humid weekend may be ahead of us

After a relatively quiet work week, it looks like our weekend is looking a bit stormy and possibly rather soggy. A storm system from the west is going to work to pull in extra moisture ahead of its arrival over the next couple of days, setting us up for some abundant and even, in some cases, excessive […]

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6/14-6/20 Rainfall Totals

June 20, 2014 0 Comments

Our thanks to NWS La Crosse for compiling the rainfall totals. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 119 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014 …PRELIMINARY RAINFALL TOTALS FROM JUNE 14TH THROUGH JUNE 20TH… LOCATION COUNTY AMOUNT …NORTHEAST IOWA… WAUCOMA 3S FAYETTE 7.44 NEW HAMPTON CHICKASAW 7.42 CHARLES CITY FLOYD 7.19 POSTVILLE ALLAMAKEE […]

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A Stormy Thursday; Better Days Ahead

June 19, 2014 0 Comments
A Stormy Thursday; Better Days Ahead

We’ve reached what looks to be the fourth and final day of stormy weather in our area this week. Each day so far has produced heavy rainfall and some severe weather locally and today (Thursday) is no exception. Strong winds and heavy rainfall late Wednesday night and early this morning knocked down some tree branches […]

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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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6/17/14 Rainfall Totals

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
6/17/14 Rainfall Totals

Thanks to NWS La Crosse for compiling rainfall totals. As of yet, I have not seen a list out of NWS Twin Cities, so we’re missing totals from Goodhue, Steele, and Freeborn counties, among more. Totals varied quite a bit across southern MN and northern IA, so your rainfall results may vary. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT […]

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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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Severe Storms Possible Early In The Week

June 15, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Storms Possible Early In The Week

We are heading into our climatological peak for severe weather season and we could see some strong storms Monday and Tuesday.   We’ll talk Monday first.  Things are looking good for the morning commute, but that may and likely will change by the drive home. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has outlooked the […]

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Summery, Stormy Days Ahead

June 13, 2014 0 Comments
Summery, Stormy Days Ahead

As we enjoy the benefits of dry, Canadian high pressure that include sunny skies, low humidity, and comfortable temperatures, we know that as mid and even late June approach on the calendar, heat, humidity, and some early summer thunderstorms can’t be too far off. In fact, the pattern will turn on a dime this weekend […]

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