Tag: Cold Front

Windy & Cool for the Deer Hunting Opener, Arctic Blast Next Week

November 8, 2013 0 Comments
Windy & Cool for the Deer Hunting Opener, Arctic Blast Next Week

After a more or less windy week, we’re facing more windy weather for the weekend as our weather pattern remains fairly active.  A large storm system centered to our north today is spreading clouds and the threat of light rain showers and sprinkles across our local area.  It’s also producing some rather windy conditions in […]

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September Summary; A Brief Look Ahead

October 1, 2013 0 Comments
September Summary; A Brief Look Ahead

If it seemed like September was unusually warm in our area, you’re right.  Our mean temperature was almost four full degrees warmer than the 30 year climate average of 60.4 degrees, placing us in the top ten warmest Septembers in recorded history for the city of Rochester.  We tied 1939 and 1919 for number 8 […]

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Severe Weather Threat Today, Cooler Days Ahead

August 6, 2013 0 Comments
Severe Weather Threat Today, Cooler Days Ahead

For more than two weeks now, we’ve been in a cooler than normal pattern thanks to a dip in the jet stream pattern and a northwesterly flow in the upper levels winds that has pushed a series of cold front through our area.  If you’re thinking we’re about due for another such front, you’re right!  […]

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Less Heat in Our Future

July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Less Heat in Our Future

After a week that has featured intense heat and uncomfortable humidity, most of us are hoping for some kind of a break from the tropical weather if for nothing else but to save money on electricity.  The good news is a cold front is sweeping through the region today, bringing relief from our Deep South-like conditions just […]

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A Blast of Reality This Weekend

January 11, 2013 1 Comment
A Blast of Reality This Weekend

After a March-like week that has featured high temperatures in the 30s and quite a bit of melting snow, it looks like more typical January weather is just hours away.  A potent cold front to our west is expected to sweep through the area after midnight tonight, unleashing some strong, cold west winds that will […]

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Major Cool Down

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Major Cool Down

Fall is officially less than a week away coming in this upcoming Saturday, but a large storm system will supply us with some much cooler air helping it feel like fall a little earlier. Temperatures have been above average over the past couple of days, but some BIG changes are coming.  These were some of our […]

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Insanely Warm, Then A Bit Wintry This Weekend

November 25, 2011 0 Comments
Insanely Warm, Then A Bit Wintry This Weekend

The past couple of days have been just ideal for the holiday weekend in terms of travel conditions and warmth as skies have been fairly bright and dry and our temperatures have been unusually warm for late November.  We’re going to enjoy one more day of incredible warmth before typical November returns for the foreseeable […]

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Showers & Sunshine = Rainbows

September 20, 2011 0 Comments
Showers & Sunshine = Rainbows

The arrival of a cold front from the northwest today has made for some changeable and turbulent weather in our area and created some photo opportunities for weather photo enthusiasts.  We started the day with a magnificent rainbow display as some showers moved in from the west ahead of that front and interacted with some sunshine just after […]

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A Warm and Stormy Weekend Gives Way to a Cooler Work Week

April 11, 2011 0 Comments
A Warm and Stormy Weekend Gives Way to a Cooler Work Week

After quite a warm and somewhat stormy weekend, we’re looking at a typical early April day today that will feature gusty winds and highs in the 50s.  In fact, the 50° highs we’re expecting today will be about 25° cooler than the near record warmth we experienced on Sunday before a potent cold front swept through […]

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March Storm/Snow Totals

March 9, 2011 0 Comments
March Storm/Snow Totals

Like we thought,  snow totals out of our latest storm weren’t that impressive, well at least compared to the storms of December.  While southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa did not see the worst of this March storm, major impacts are still being felt over the entire eastern third country.  Check out the watches/warnings this morning […]

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