10/13-10/14 Rainfall Totals

October 14, 2014 0 Comments

The following list of totals is courtesy NWS La Crosse. I received a couple additional reports via twitter of 0.87″ in Byron and 1.33″ in Winona. PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI 1048 AM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014 …LATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL REPORTS… LOCATION AMOUNT …IOWA… …ALLAMAKEE… 3 SE WATERVILLE 2.03 […]

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A Cold Morning; Warmer Days Coming

October 11, 2014 0 Comments
A Cold Morning; Warmer Days Coming

As advertised, most of us experienced a hard freeze (28 degrees) therefore officially ending the growing season. With that said, we may be able to get back above average in the temperature department later on next week.         If we do get back above that average number, which currently hangs out in […]

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A chilly Friday morning; another cold one before things warm a bit

October 10, 2014 0 Comments
A chilly Friday morning; another cold one before things warm a bit

Strong high pressure has settled in from the north, bringing ideal conditions for cold nights and bright, crisp, autumnal days to round out the week. After one of the most frosty days of the season we’re experiencing a sunny, cool Friday under this area of high pressure with almost no wind. Even in an unseasonably cool situation […]

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A cool spell with frost concerns this week; a big warm up possible next week

October 9, 2014 0 Comments
A cool spell with frost concerns this week; a big warm up possible next week

We’re finally getting a nice break from strong, gusty winds after about a solid week of 25 to 35 mile per hour gusts today, but the trade-off is a drop in temperatures. High pressure is settling in from Canada on the heels of the disturbance that brought clouds and a few light rain showers to much […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse – Early Wednesday Morning

October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Total Lunar Eclipse – Early Wednesday Morning

  Some good news for sky watchers: our chances of a clear to partly cloudy sky are looking really good for Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Although the eclipse begins Wednesday morning at 3:15am CDT, it doesn’t reach totality until 5:25am. The total lunar eclipse lasts from 5:25am CDT until 6:24am CDT. The moon set in […]

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November in October

October 4, 2014 0 Comments
November in October

Wind chills, showers, and flakes!  October has certainly come in with a November-like flavor over the first couple of days.  Saturday highs were held in the upper 40s to low 50s, more indicative of the first week of October.  Morning lows on Saturday dipped to right around the FREEZING mark and there was a little […]

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A wet start to October, then a massive weekend cool down

October 1, 2014 0 Comments
A wet start to October, then a massive weekend cool down

We’re off to a gray and damp start to the month of October and from the look of things, quiet, mild, peaceful weather will be absent from our weather picture for quite a while. The first part of a one-two punch is moving through the region today, producing today’s rain and thick cloud cover. We’ll […]

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Cooling down as we wrap up September

September 29, 2014 0 Comments
Cooling down as we wrap up September

The warm, summer-like weather we enjoyed over the weekend seems like a distant memory now thanks to the arrival of a cold front from northern Minnesota that has brought brisk winds, low clouds, and some light rain and drizzle to the area to start the new week. From the look of the upcoming forecast data […]

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Great Weekend (your best weekend?) Ahead for Leaf-Peepers!

September 25, 2014 0 Comments
Great Weekend (your best weekend?) Ahead for Leaf-Peepers!

The latest update from the Minnesota DNR Fall Color Finder indicates we’re nearing peak in much of central to northern Minnesota! The combination of pleasant weather and vibrant color, even if it’s not at the peak of the peak, makes this coming weekend your best opportunity for a road trip.   There are indications in […]

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A Gloomy Wednesday — Mild Stretch Ahead

September 24, 2014 0 Comments
A Gloomy Wednesday — Mild Stretch Ahead

We’ll call Wednesday a hiccup in the forecast and you’ll see why by the time you see the stretch of pleasant, mild weather heading our way. For reference, the average temperature around these parts for this time of the year is about 70 degrees.  By the time the weekend rolls around we may be close […]

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