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Fall officially begins on a mild note; plenty of warmth ahead

September 22, 2014 0 Comments
Fall officially begins on a mild note; plenty of warmth ahead

We’ve already experienced our share of fall weather over the past month or so with a couple of spells of 50 and 60 degree highs and even a couple of rounds of frost in the area, but ironically as we reach the autumnal equinox, the official start to fall, our weather seems to be actually […]

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A blast of Autumn for the weekend; another possible in the next week

September 5, 2014 0 Comments
A blast of Autumn for the weekend; another possible in the next week

In the span of mere hours, we went from mid summer weather to mid fall weather earlier today. A potent cold front moved through the local area Thursday evening and since then, temperatures have fallen from the 80s to the 50s and 60s in most spots and of course humidity has gone away for the foreseeable […]

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A Chilly Morning

September 3, 2013 0 Comments
A Chilly Morning

We’ve certainly had our share of autumn-like days in the past month or so, but this morning’s chilly temperatures seemed to do the best job of reminding us how close we are to fall and that frosty weather may be just around the corner.  Thanks to a strong area of Canadian high pressure that fed […]

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The Coldest Morning of the Season So Far

November 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Coldest Morning of the Season So Far

We woke up to the coldest morning of the season today as strong high pressure set the stage for a clear, frosty, winter-like morning across the area.  Under the cloud-free skies and with nearly calm winds, our temperatures took a nose dive overnight into our Tuesday morning as the vast majority of the local area found […]

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Harvest Moon This Weekend

September 28, 2012 0 Comments
Harvest Moon This Weekend

Our weather may not be feeling particularly fall-like right now with afternoon high temperatures consistently in the 70s this week, but despite that we’re seeing more and more of those bright and beautiful fall colors and we’re approaching the annual Harvest Moon this weekend.  Of course just about every month features a full moon (they occur every 29.5 […]

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A Blast of Cool, Then A Shot of Warmth

September 20, 2012 0 Comments
A Blast of Cool, Then A Shot of Warmth

A massive “dip,” or trough as we refer to it, in the jet stream is going to keep things cool and fall-like for the weekend, but this pattern is by no means permanent.  Basically, it’s going to be a cool, turbulent, and occasionally unsettled few days for us with subnormal temperatures through Sunday.  At the surface, we’ll […]

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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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A Warm Weekend, Then Reality Sets In

September 14, 2012 0 Comments
A Warm Weekend, Then Reality Sets In

What a gorgeous finale to the work week we have going for us today!  High pressure is bringing us a cloudless and mild late summer/early fall day today as temperatures are climbing into the mid and upper 70s across the region.  Things will get a bit warmer as we get into the heart of the weekend […]

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Warm and Humid Today, But Fall Weather Is Not Far Off

September 4, 2012 0 Comments
Warm and Humid Today, But Fall Weather Is Not Far Off

Warm, sultry, summer-like weather continues to linger in our region today, but the countdown to a big change had already begun.  A cold front to our west is slowly approaching the area from the Dakotas and will eventually bring some cooler, drier more seasonably mild air to the Upper Mississippi Valley, but first we stand […]

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Welcome Fall

September 2, 2012 0 Comments
Welcome Fall

Well, sort of.  Astronomical Fall doesn’t roll around for another few weeks, but Meteorological Fall is officially here.  With the arrival of Meteorological Fall that must mean Meteorological Summer has come to end.  It certainly has, and it has done so while making history. Meteorological Summer consists of the months June, July and August.  If […]

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