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The Cool Spell is ending, A Warmer Spell Lies Ahead

September 16, 2014 0 Comments
The Cool Spell is ending, A Warmer Spell Lies Ahead

It’s now been a full week since Rochester officially reached the 70 degree mark. With an October-like weather pattern in place, highs in the 50s and 60s have been the norm and we’ve even had a little premature frost on a couple of occasions. However, that pattern is beginning to change as a shift toward warmer, more […]

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Temperatures look to remain mild this week with a little holiday weekend rain possible

August 26, 2014 0 Comments
Temperatures look to remain mild this week with a little holiday weekend rain possible

All at once, we’ve returned to the September-like weather that has been almost a constant in our region this summer thanks to the passage of a cold front through the Upper Mississippi Valley Monday, and just like that the heat wave is over. A crisp north breeze will drawing in some dry air from northern […]

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Pleasant temperatures continue, but dry weather also looks to persist

August 8, 2014 0 Comments
Pleasant temperatures continue, but dry weather also looks to persist

Our temperatures so far this summer have been phenomenal. Our readings have essentially been in a comfortable zone the entire time without any hot spikes or heat waves and it looks like that pattern will continue in the near term and in the longer term. The Climate Prediction Center has our region in a high […]

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A Milder Weekend Ahead, Some Jet Stream Shifting in the Coming Days and Weeks

January 10, 2014 0 Comments
A Milder Weekend Ahead, Some Jet Stream Shifting in the Coming Days and Weeks

Now that the polar vortex (our new favorite buzz word) has finally retreated to northern Canada where it normally resides, we’re getting a chance to enjoy the prospect of some decent outdoor weather at least for this weekend.  The jet stream has shifted northward allowing some more seasonably mild air into the Upper Midwest to […]

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A Warmer, More Active Weather Pattern

April 3, 2013 0 Comments
A Warmer, More Active Weather Pattern

We’re in the midst of a very slow warming trend that is going to take us close to the seasonal averages in terms of temperatures in the region over the next few days.  Sunshine and south winds today are working to push the mercury up into the 40s this afternoon for the first time in […]

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A Wild Ride Ahead

January 17, 2013 0 Comments
A Wild Ride Ahead

We’re in for quite a roller coaster ride in our local weather over the next few days as unseasonably warm air and then an arctic blast will make their way into our weather picture.  Strangely enough, we start things off with a very quiet, typical mid January day today with a slight breeze, some sunshine, and high temperatures […]

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A Warm Week

January 7, 2013 0 Comments
A Warm Week

A significant shift in our weather pattern is bringing some unseasonably warm air into the region this week.  Right now it looks like we have five solid days of 30 degree weather in store for just about the entire area as the jet stream begins to lift to the north allowing some of that warmth […]

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Mild To Start The Week, But Big Changes Are Ahead

October 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mild To Start The Week, But Big Changes Are Ahead

w’re in the midst o a comfortably mild and September-like weather pttern as we start the last full week of October.  The jet stream has shifted to the north, allowing this mild air in from the southern plains, but there is plenty of energy riding along that upper level pattern from the southwest, meaning unsettled weather […]

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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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A Mild May So Far…And It May Get Even Warmer

May 16, 2012 0 Comments
A Mild May So Far…And It May Get Even Warmer

With very few exceptions so far, our month of May has certainly been rather warm and mostly pleasant.  Sure we had that first week in the month where it was a little stormy, but we collected some much needed rainfall and since the 6th of the month it’s been essentially wall-to-wall sunshine with what you […]

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