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Looking back at April and ahead at a warm, unsettled start to May

May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Looking back at April and ahead at a warm, unsettled start to May

The month of April in Rochester certainly was a turbulent period of time for us with each week seemingly having its own theme, and in some cases, its own season. There were stretches of days where we struggled to reach the mid 40s and in a couple of cases, we recorded some snowfall. The heaviest, […]

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A mild end to April; warmer days ahead this week

April 27, 2015 0 Comments
A mild end to April; warmer days ahead this week

We have a gorgeous stretch of bright, sun filled days and mild temperatures as we approach the end of the month of April. As a ridge in the upper levels of the atmosphere begins to build into the Upper Midwest, our weather will slowly go from seasonable to warmer than normal through the course of […]

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Chilly to start the week, but warmer weather will return soon

April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Chilly to start the week, but warmer weather will return soon

Each week this month has had its own theme…or season. We started with seasonable, spring-like weather through Easter Sunday, but then a cold snap the following work week brought frigid temperatures and eventually shovel-able snow. Right after that was an incredible spell of 60s and 70s that almost made us think we were in the […]

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The mild spell continues, but cooler days aren’t far off

April 16, 2015 0 Comments
The mild spell continues, but cooler days aren’t far off

It’s been almost a full week since our last cool snap ended with a coating of wet snow just before a surge of milder air over the weekend brought us back into spring mode. Now, as we approach the tail end of the work week, a week that has seen us enjoy nothing but 60 to 70 […]

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Warm and dry for a while with changes ahead for the weekend

April 13, 2015 0 Comments
Warm and dry for a while with changes ahead for the weekend

Coming out of what turned out to be a rather dreary and damp stretch of chilly weather, we were all hoping for not only a warm up, but also a decent respite from rain and clouds and certainly the weather over the weekend we enjoyed was just what anyone could have hoped for in early April. […]

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No fooling around here! We kick off April with the warmest day of 2015 so far

April 1, 2015 0 Comments
No fooling around here! We kick off April with the warmest day of 2015 so far

In early spring, sometimes the windiest days are the warmest ones and that’s exactly how we’re starting the month of April in the Upper Midwest. A potent storm system to our northwest is generating some strong winds as it moves in from the northern Rockies, pulling in very warm air and even a small amount […]

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A nice warm up is ahead

March 27, 2015 0 Comments
A nice warm up is ahead

While we continue to muddle our way through a late March stretch of unseasonably cold weather, we at least have some signs of hope for a nice warm up ahead of us. The jet stream has been in a northwesterly flow for most of the week and each of the past five days has been […]

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April was cool and one of the wettest, but what does May have to offer?

May 1, 2014 0 Comments
April was cool and one of the wettest, but what does May have to offer?

We certainly finished the month of April on a sour note, didn’t we? Given what we’ve experienced in the past week or so, most people are probably either breathing a sigh of relief or saying good riddance to the month even if it means we’re just flipping the calendar over to a new page, but […]

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A Dreary, Wet Week Ahead

April 25, 2014 0 Comments
A Dreary, Wet Week Ahead

While we’re able to rejoice today and feel grateful to have abundant, late April sunshine across the area to warm things up, we know this pleasant weather is going to be short-lived. Almost right on the heels of the large storm system that brought two solid days of thick clouds and rain, we have an […]

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Mid-Week Rain

April 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mid-Week Rain

We have some more chances for April shower ahead of us between now and the weekend while our temperatures will certainly take a hit with the added gloom and dampness. Our bright sunshine under high pressure today will be short-lived as a large storm system from the west is expected to take aim on the area […]

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