Tag: October

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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The Coldest Morning of the Season, More Cool Weather Ahead

October 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Coldest Morning of the Season, More Cool Weather Ahead

Cool, dry high pressure produced clear skies for us Wednesday night, allowing our temperatures to drop to frosty levels across most of the local area.  While many of us have seen frost in recent days, this was the first widespread major frost event of the season.  If you’re thinking it’s kind of late for a […]

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A Pattern Shift For Us; Cooler Weather Takes Over

October 15, 2013 0 Comments
A Pattern Shift For Us; Cooler Weather Takes Over

Up until the last couple of days, we’ve been enjoying some sensational fall weather with abundant sunshine and very comfortable temperatures.  Even the rainfall we’d been missing for a few months has been showing up a little more frequently in October.  However, our weather pattern is shifting from a warmer than normal regime to a […]

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September Summary; A Brief Look Ahead

October 1, 2013 0 Comments
September Summary; A Brief Look Ahead

If it seemed like September was unusually warm in our area, you’re right.  Our mean temperature was almost four full degrees warmer than the 30 year climate average of 60.4 degrees, placing us in the top ten warmest Septembers in recorded history for the city of Rochester.  We tied 1939 and 1919 for number 8 […]

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Warm Weather Now, But Big Changes Are On The Horizon

September 30, 2013 0 Comments
Warm Weather Now, But Big Changes Are On The Horizon

Warm weather continues to be the rule across the region as we head into October as temperatures are still running about 10 degrees above normal.  We’ve been warmer than normal on ten of the past twelve days and look to keep that trend going through the middle of the week before we begin to experience […]

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Potentially Stormy Saturday

October 10, 2012 0 Comments
Potentially Stormy Saturday

October 8th and 9th was the first measurable rain we have seen across the area since back on September 17th.  Here are some of the totals from the past 48 hours. There appears to be more where that came from, and maybe much more.  With a potentially soaking rain (which we have desperately been waiting […]

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One of the Warmest, Driest Octobers in History

November 1, 2011 0 Comments
One of the Warmest, Driest Octobers in History

We’re enjoying a fairly mild start to November today with temperatures running about 10° above average for this time of the year, but what else is new?  We enjoyed kind of the same trend in our weather through most of October with 26 of the 31 days featuring normal to above normal temperatures.  We reached […]

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The Coldest Morning In Quite A While

October 21, 2011 0 Comments

Cool, dry high pressure set the stage for a rather chilly night in our region last night and we woke up to the coldest temperatures of the season so far.  Rochester, for instance, dropped into the 20s for the first time since April 5th with a morning low temperature of 29°.  The widespread subfreezing readings […]

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An October to Remember

November 1, 2010 0 Comments
An October to Remember

Now that we’ve turned the page on the calendar and are starting the month of November today, we can look back and reminisce about the rather mild and mostly pleasant month of October we just finished.  October 2010 was the third warmest October in Rochester history thanks to an unbelievably warm first half of the month […]

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Major wind event expected Tue-Wed

October 24, 2010 0 Comments
Major wind event expected Tue-Wed

The weather the next few days will be crazy. At the height of the storm that’ll be plowing through the midsection of the country, we’ll most likely be dealing with very strong winds. The NWS out of Chanhassen writes this: “The winds are in response to a strong low pressure system across the upper midwest…one […]

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