Tag: cold

Warmer Days Ahead, More Snow Chances As Well

February 14, 2014 0 Comments
Warmer Days Ahead, More Snow Chances As Well

Our weather pattern has certainly gotten more active in the past few days as a series of storm systems have been sliding through the region just about every other day on the strong jet stream aloft. To go with the increase in storm system frequency in the Upper Midwest, slightly warmer air has begun to reach northward into our […]

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Cold With Less Active Weather This Week

February 3, 2014 0 Comments
Cold With Less Active Weather This Week

The jet stream looks to be taking a dip further southward this week, keeping the storm track running from the southern Rockies through the central Plains, and into the mid Mississippi Valley, but mainly south of our local area.  The next system to affect us will arrive Tuesday, bringing what looks to be a dusting […]

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Bitterly Cold Weather Continues; Even Colder Next Week

January 2, 2014 0 Comments
Bitterly Cold Weather Continues; Even Colder Next Week

Our unusually cold spell of winter weather continues as we approach the first weekend in 2014, and believe it or not, there is a strong possibility that things may get even colder before they get better.  This most likely isn’t exactly what outdoor winter enthusiasts, or anybody who has to frequently venture outside for that […]

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The Clipper Parade Continues

December 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Clipper Parade Continues

Our weather pattern in has been cold and generally what we call “active” for a couple of weeks now, meaning storm systems are moving through the area with greater frequency, and the way things look right now, that trend is going to continue.  The jet stream aloft is drawing in cold air from Canada and […]

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A Quiet Weekend, More Active Weather To Start December

November 29, 2013 0 Comments
A Quiet Weekend, More Active Weather To Start December

 We’ve been blessed with some quiet, tranquil weather for our holiday weekend so far, and even though temperatures have been quite cold at times by November standards, things are showing signs of warming up a bit.  Warmer air is surging northward today on slightly gusty south winds as one storm system grazes our region to […]

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Snowfall Totals; A Frigid Weekend

November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Snowfall Totals; A Frigid Weekend

The fast-moving storm system that dropped a dusting of snow on our area Thursday night has moved on to the east, but not before pulling in some cold air and priming us for some winter-like weather this weekend.  Snowfall totals were very much on the light side with generally an inch or less of accumulation reported. […]

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Winter-like Temperatures on the Way; Chance of Snow

November 20, 2013 0 Comments
Winter-like Temperatures on the Way; Chance of Snow

An active weather pattern this week is making for a typical November gray, blustery, and occasionally damp scene for our region with the possibility of something a little colder ahead of us.  A series of storm system is riding through the Upper Midwest on the fast-moving jet stream aloft, basically making each day colder than the last.  […]

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A Wintry Veterans Day

November 11, 2013 0 Comments
A Wintry Veterans Day

A potent cold front with origins in the Arctic Circle swept through the region first thing this morning, bringing unseasonably cold air to the area as well as some light snow.  The snow developed just behind that front and arrived just in time for the morning commute, making for a hazardous start to the work […]

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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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A Tale of Two Octobers

October 25, 2013 0 Comments
A Tale of Two Octobers

It’s certainly been an interesting October so far.  We started the month coming off a September that was mostly bright and mild, but rather dry. In fact, the first couple of weeks were very September-like with highs mainly in the 70s and lows in the 40s and 50s.  That’s pretty easy to take for October, a […]

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