Tag: November

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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Weekend Storm System, Meteor Shower

November 14, 2013 0 Comments
Weekend Storm System, Meteor Shower

After our bout of wintry weather early in the week, we’re now enjoying some more seasonable, fall-like weather for the latter half of the work week with temperatures in the 40s and rain instead of snow.  One system will make for a gray and damp Thursday afternoon, but it will move along fairly quickly, leaving […]

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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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Rain and Snow Totals

November 6, 2013 0 Comments
Rain and Snow Totals

November can be a vastly different month from one year to the next.  We’ve enjoyed a few fairly mild ones in recent years that have featured 50s and 60s for highs and we’ve certainly had a few colder ones as well where frequent doses of snow have made it seem more like a winter month than […]

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Accumulating Snow Ahead This Week For Part of the Area

November 4, 2013 0 Comments
Accumulating Snow Ahead This Week For Part of the Area

A potent storm system is expected to quickly move into our region Tuesday and possibly make headlines by producing the first shovelable snowfall in our viewing area by Wednesday morning.  A Winter Storm Watch has been posted for the counties north and northwest of Rochester and west of Albert Lea where early season snowfall may […]

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A Windy and Cold Black Friday

November 23, 2012 0 Comments
A Windy and Cold Black Friday

What a difference a day makes!  After nearly reaching a record high on Thanksgiving we’ve seen some big changes in our weather in the past 24 hours thanks to the passage of a cold front through our area.  Ahead of that front, we had mid 60s in many locations, including Rochester where we recorded 64°, […]

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Leonid Meteor Shower

November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Leonid Meteor Shower

Even though it may not feel like it, we are in fact now in the middle of November, a part of the year more associated with clouds and high temperatures in the 40s than the clear skies and 50s we’re expecting for most of the next week, a continuation of our current warm spell.  Another item […]

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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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A Retrospective Look at November

December 1, 2011 0 Comments
A Retrospective Look at November

We turned the page on the calendar overnight and just like that, we went from November into December and from fall weather into winter as a cold front and its associated storm system brought brought us a dusting of snow to start the new month.  Of course, this is meteorological winter and we should expect […]

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