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The Latest On Our Upcoming Winter Storm

February 27, 2012 0 Comments
The Latest On Our Upcoming Winter Storm

Here’s the latest on the potent winter storm that is expected to reach our area for tomorrow and Wednesday: While there are several things that may change in the next day or so, possibly resulting in an altogether different outcome in our local weather, the current forecast outlook for the next major storm system in […]

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Record Hailstone Confirmation

July 30, 2010 0 Comments
Record Hailstone Confirmation

Earlier this month we blogged about a gigantic hailstone that fell in Vivian, South Dakota, and that it may have been the largest ever measured in world history.  Well, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has confirmed that it is indeed a record breaker!  Here’s the article: South Dakota Storm Produces Record Hailstone   NOAA’s National Climate Extremes […]

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Thursday Severe Potential

July 8, 2009 4 Comments
Thursday Severe Potential

As of late Wednesday night, severe storms are rolling through the Dakotas and are headed east. All the development has been along and ahead of a cold front that will be into Minnesota by late Thursday afternoon. In southeast Minnesota and north Iowa, we’re looking at a threat of thunderstorms early Thursday if the Dakota […]

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Record Warmth to Wintry

November 4, 2008 0 Comments

While temperatures rolled into record territory for the 2nd day in a row here in Rochester, a bevy of winter storm headlines have been hoisted throughout the Dakotas, including a Blizzard Watch. Ahead of this storm system we’ve felt uncomfortable warmth, and there likely will be some severe thunderstorms throughout the Midwest on Wednesday…especially from […]

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66 Years Ago…

September 26, 2008 0 Comments

A snowstorm hit the region.  Yikes.  Click here for more from the NWS La Crosse… From September 24th through September 26th 1942, an early season winter storm moved through the Northern Plains, Upper Mississippi River Valley, and Great Lakes.  This system produced measurable snow across much of western and southern North Dakota; northern and eastern […]

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6/11 Severe Update: Temporary Break

June 11, 2008 0 Comments
6/11 Severe Update: Temporary Break

It may seem as though we’ve dodged a bullet today as storms were quick to develop and move out of the area, but this break from stormy weather should be relatively short-lived.  I hope I’m wrong about that.  We did get reports of dime size hail around Rochester earlier this afternoon, which is below severe levels. […]

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June 5th Update: PDS Tornado Watch issued

June 5, 2008 0 Comments
June 5th Update: PDS Tornado Watch issued

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a PDS Tornado Watch (Particularly Dangerous Situation) for some of the western counties in the viewing area. The watch is in effect until 1:00 a.m. Friday. Emmet, Kossuth, Wright, Hancock, and Winnebago counties in our immediate viewing area are included in this watch. Minnesota counties include Martin and Faribault, […]

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5/29 Update: Round 1 is Done

May 30, 2008 0 Comments
5/29 Update: Round 1 is Done

Light to occasionally moderate showers continue across southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin into extreme northeast Iowa.  These continue to move eastward.  Currently, severe storms are underway in South Dakota, Nebraska, and western Iowa.  There have been reports of tornadoes from Kearney, Nebraska to south of Sioux City, Iowa. There is now fresh t-storm development in northwest Iowa and we […]

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High Risk of Severe Storms in Iowa Today

May 29, 2008 0 Comments
High Risk of Severe Storms in Iowa Today

PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 0938 AM CDT THU MAY 29 2008 …SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED OVER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT… THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FEW STRONG TORNADOES OVER PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON […]

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