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The Cold Spell Continues

November 19, 2014 0 Comments
The Cold Spell Continues

Our unbelievable cold spell has now passed the one week mark with plenty of cold weather still in our immediate future. We’ve been below freezing for eight full days now which isn’t quite a record for the month of November, but it now places us on the top ten list and it looks like a quick climb to […]

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Mid-Year Rainfall Update

July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mid-Year Rainfall Update

With six full months of a very wet and rainy 2013 under our belt it’s time to assess the situation to get an idea of where we stand statistically with our overall rainfall totals.  First of all, we’ve already surpassed the entire rainfall total of a very dry 2012 which was a paltry 24.85″, eliminating the drought headlines […]

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Cold Weather Lingers; Some Records May Fall

April 19, 2013 0 Comments
Cold Weather Lingers; Some Records May Fall

Our unbelievable stretch of cold, wet, and wintry weather persists as we head into the third weekend of April.  Once again we’re dealing with a thin coating of snow with snowflakes flying around and raw northwest winds that are keeping wind chill indices in the teens and 20s.  For the 9th time in 19 days […]

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The Warmest Year in U.S. History

September 10, 2012 0 Comments
The Warmest Year in U.S. History

After we all but skipped winter, had an abnormally warm, balmy, and early spring, and then sweltered through one of the hottest summers in our local history, it should come as no surprise that we are on pace to have the warmest year ever…not just in our local records, but for the whole nation.  These national […]

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Windy and Warm

March 27, 2012 0 Comments

What a difference a day makes!  We had such a cold, blustery, gray start to the week with 30s and 40s across the local map on Monday, but now with a massive blast of warm air affecting us today to go with some nice late March sunshine, we’re talking about near record warmth again.  A […]

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What a Warm October…So Far

October 11, 2011 0 Comments
What a Warm October…So Far

It certainly has been a memorable October so far for us considering just about each of the first 10 days of the month have featured summer-like warmth to go with brilliant, abundant sunshine.  As we mentioned a couple of days ago, the city of Rochester has shattered the old record for the most consecutive days […]

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Heat Index Records

July 19, 2011 2 Comments

We talked Monday about the incredible amount of humidity in the air to go along with this massive heat wave and its impact on our “feels like” condition, or heat index.  Today’s heat indices will be similar to those we experienced on Monday with 110 to 120 likely through the day into the evening thanks to dew […]

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Wet April And Windy Day 1st Day of May

May 1, 2011 0 Comments

Finally the chilly month of April has come to an end, but may didn’t start off any better.  As Randy Brock has pointed out, 2 days has been the longest consecutive day streak we have seen rain free for quite sometime.  All that rain has added up to total the 16th wettest April on record. […]

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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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A Little Rain for Some of Us

October 18, 2010 0 Comments

The weak atmospheric disturbance that is producing today’s clouds in our area also brought a little light rain to a few locations in our region last night.  While a lot of that rain evaporated in the lower part of the atmosphere before reaching the ground in our area, there were a few reports of measurable rainfall associated with that […]

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