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An Early April Snow Storm For Us

April 2, 2014 0 Comments
An Early April Snow Storm For Us

 We’re continuing to watch a large storm system that is currently located in the southwestern United States, but will soon be on our doorstep, bringing a dose of winter weather to our local area even as we approach the first weekend of April. One piece of energy ahead of that will bring some rain and […]

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Snowfall Totals from the Big Blizzard of ’14

February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Snowfall Totals from the Big Blizzard of ’14

The snow came on quickly Thursday afternoon and a lot piled all evening long, but now the snow part of the storm system is gone and just the wind remains. Here’s a look at some of our area’s snowfall totals. The majority of the viewing area ended up with 5 to 10 inches of accumulation […]

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Snowfall Totals, Cold Air Sticks Around

December 9, 2013 0 Comments

Our cold snap continues today with some reinforcement from a shot of cold air that is blowing in on west winds behind Sunday’s snow producing storm system.  Most of the area received between one and three inches, enough to coat the landscape and enhance the effects of the colder air mass that is now reaching […]

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A Wintry Mess For Us Followed By An Arctic Blast

December 3, 2013 0 Comments
A Wintry Mess For Us Followed By An Arctic Blast

A massive storm system is working its way across the northern plains today, spreading snow and rain through the region ahead of it.  While much heavier snow is expected to our north from this system, we’re still expecting some modest accumulation from it in the next day or so while other wintry elements will make […]

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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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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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Looking Back at May 2013

June 3, 2013 0 Comments
Looking Back at May 2013

So far June has been a little kinder to us than May as each day has featured at least a decent window of sunshine and even the rain we’ve seen has been fairly light.  May, on the other hand, certainly did feature a ridiculous amount of rainfall and even quite a dumping of snow!  Looking back at […]

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A Memorable Month So Far

May 31, 2013 0 Comments
A Memorable Month So Far

What a crazy May it’s been!  Records have been falling left and right both in terms of temperatures and precipitation this month and our stormy pattern continues even as we wrap up May and move into June this weekend.  A large storm system to our west has been keeping things warmer, more humid, and rather […]

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