If you liked today…

March 8, 2015 0 Comments
If you liked today…

You’ll certainly enjoy the weather this week. I mean, I’m just guessing you will, but maybe not. They say if you buy 10 people ice cream, one is likely to complain about the flavor. But I digress… Daily high temperatures will remain above average through this week. A cold front arrives Saturday, but it’s still […]

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Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

In case you haven’t heard, let us be the first to remind you. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, and it’s time to set your clocks ahead an hour, preferably before you go to bed Saturday evening. Looking ahead, the weather is looking great for some extended, PM daylight. Our next milestone is the vernal […]

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El Niño Finally Shows Up; Winter Refuses to Answer its Calls

March 5, 2015 0 Comments
El Niño Finally Shows Up; Winter Refuses to Answer its Calls

Source – NOAA Due to the weak strength of the El Niño, widespread or significant global weather pattern impacts are not anticipated. However, certain impacts often associated with El Niño may appear this spring in parts of the Northern Hemisphere, such as wetter-than-normal conditions along the U.S. Gulf Coast. “Based on the persistent observations of […]

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2015 Spring Flood Outlook – Updated March 5th

March 5, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Spring Flood Outlook – Updated March 5th

(source) – NWS La Crosse If necessary, a 3rd outlook will be issued in late March, according to NWS La Crosse. *** FLOOD POTENTIAL HIGHLIGHTS *** OVERALL…NOT MUCH HAS CHANGED FROM THE FIRST OUTLOOK ISSUED TWO WEEKS AGO. THE FLOOD POTENTIAL FOR THIS SPRING LOOKS TO BE BELOW NORMAL AS COMPARED TO A TYPICAL YEAR. […]

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Arctic air for a few days, then a blast of early spring warmth

March 4, 2015 0 Comments
Arctic air for a few days, then a blast of early spring warmth

It’s been almost three full months since our last round of 40 degree warmth, but that string may be snapped within the next week as warmer air is expected to finally sweep into the area, helping us push the mercury out of the deep freeze and into the more March-like 30s and possibly even 40s. It’s […]

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Arctic Cold Wednesday-Thursday, But Positive Changes Ahead

March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Arctic Cold Wednesday-Thursday, But Positive Changes Ahead

Or… What Happens Next Will BLOW YOUR MIND! After we dig out from the inch (or less, mostly less) of snow we received this Tuesday morning, we can brace for a couple of cold days. Thanks to a huge batch of cold, Arctic air, temperatures will run about 25 degrees below average Wednesday and about 20-25 […]

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Tuesday’s Storm System

March 2, 2015 0 Comments
Tuesday’s Storm System

Interactive Radar | Interactive Futurecast | Forecast Page | Facebook tl;dr – moderate to significant impact on travel, especially Tuesday afternoon to evening, due to wind/snow combination. Amounts of snow will be low locally, low to moderate in central MN. Cold air pours in Wednesday, sticks around through Thursday. Here are the latest headlines for […]

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February 2015 – 5th Coldest February on Record

March 1, 2015 0 Comments

Goodbye, February. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. 15 days this February had below zero temperatures, and only 5 days had above average temperatures. The snow total for February was 10.6″, and the greatest snow depth was 10″ from the 4th through the 7th. Top 10 Coldest February 1 – 0.5 […]

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In Like A Lion? Potential Snow Storm For Early Next Week

February 28, 2015 0 Comments
In Like A Lion? Potential Snow Storm For Early Next Week

Better late than never right?  Maybe.  A snow storm early next week is by no means certain, but there are signs at least some place either or or close by in the Upper Midwest will see some snow.  Our pattern is finally shifting from the brutal (For a short time) cold we’ve been having and […]

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Bitterly cold with some snow chances next week, but there are still signs of a warm up

February 26, 2015 0 Comments
Bitterly cold with some snow chances next week, but there are still signs of a warm up

Our frigid February is almost over, but it looks like the unusually cold weather that has defined this month may carry over into March. Right now, we’re dealing with yet another invasion of Arctic air under a strong area of high pressure that is planted firmly to our north along the Canadian border. With temperatures […]

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