Tag: June

Some More Thunderstorm Chances and then an Improving Pattern

June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Some More Thunderstorm Chances and then an Improving Pattern

 As skies clear off a bit and things warm up in the June sunshine, we’re also enjoying a break from rain for a little while.  Unfortunately, this added warmth may be destabilizing the atmosphere and setting the stage for some late afternoon and evening thunderstorms.  The entire viewing area and Upper Midwest as a whole […]

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Getting Ready for a Heat Wave This Week

June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Getting Ready for a Heat Wave This Week

In a year that has so far featured mostly temperate conditions to more or less cooler than normal weather it’s strange to think that we may be facing a long spell of heat in our weather picture in the not too distant future.  In other words, it appears that we may be experiencing a bit […]

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Storm Reports from Wednesday’s Severe Weather Event

June 13, 2013 0 Comments

It was a combination of a strong surface low pressure system in northern Iowa and an upper level system that came from our northwest Wednesday that created a severe weather outbreak mainly along the Minnesota-Iowa border and across a big portion of northern Iowa.  A Tornado Watch was issued for northern Iowa in the afternoon Wednesday the 12th […]

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A Chance of Strong Storms Tuesday Night-Wednesday Morning

June 11, 2013 0 Comments
A Chance of Strong Storms Tuesday Night-Wednesday Morning

A storm system to our west is expected to produce some showers and thunderstorms in our area later tonight through much of our Wednesday, some of which may become severe and produce some unwanted heavy rainfall.  Right now, it looks like a complex of strong thunderstorms is going to develop in eastern Wyoming and western South […]

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A More Summer-like Week Ahead

June 10, 2013 0 Comments
A More Summer-like Week Ahead

After a rather lengthy cool, dreary, and unsettled stretch of weather, we’re finally seeing signs of change in our pattern that will mean summer-like weather for us including sunshine and warmer temperatures.  The jet stream has been in a stagnant, flat, west-to-east pattern lately, keeping things cool and wet, but not ut looks like there […]

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Heat is on the Way

June 25, 2012 0 Comments
Heat is on the Way

We’re enjoying such a gorgeous, comfortable day to start the week today with bright sunshine and a dry atmosphere, but we do still have plenty of more typical summer-like heat and humidity in the forecast, so those enjoying this weather will have to soak up as much of it as they can this afternoon.  Right […]

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A Warm and Wet June So Far

June 16, 2011 0 Comments
A Warm and Wet June So Far

Even though temperatures over the past couple of days have been just a little on the cool side, the first half of the month of June has actually been quite a bit warmer than normal overall.  In Rochester, the average high this month has been almost four degrees warmer than it usually is through the […]

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Summer Weather Is Here! For A While…

May 10, 2011 0 Comments
Summer Weather Is Here!  For A While…

It seems like just a few days ago, we were talking about how ridiculously cool our weather was and how we wished things would finally feel like May.  Well, we had stretch of five days with highs in the 60s and 70s through yesterday and now it appears we’re done with May weather and are […]

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Welcome Back, June!

June 15, 2009 0 Comments

There’s not much that’s changed since Randy’s post on Sunday. This week will feature more “June-like” weather – a little humidity, a little warm air (80s), a little stormy. Best chances for precip will be Tuesday, especially in the afternoon; then again on Thursday and Friday. The SPC has our area outlined for a Slight […]

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A Delayed Tornado Season

June 13, 2009 0 Comments

We’ve been chatting at great length both on the air and here on our blog about the quiet season so far and the lack of severe weather watches and warnings in our local area.  Here’s the latest statement from the National Weather Service regarding the delayed onset of tornado season here in Minnesota: Late Start […]

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