Tag: tornado

Severe Weather Update 6/16

June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Severe Weather Update 6/16

We have entered a week that will feature several rounds of thunderstorms  and potentially heavy rain to go along with that.  Today is day one of the chance for severe weather.  In this edition of the blog we break down timing, hazards, and everything you need to know. First off the Storm Prediction Center has […]

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Severe Weather Possible Today

May 24, 2012 0 Comments
Severe Weather Possible Today

For the past few days we’ve been closely watching a potent storm system to our west that first affected us by kicking up some strong winds, and now is producing showers and thunderstorms in the area.  The severe weather from this storm system last night was just to our north and west and today it […]

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A Stormy Week Ahead, Possibly Some Severe Weather

April 30, 2012 0 Comments
A Stormy Week Ahead, Possibly Some Severe Weather

We’ll be feeling quite a bit warmer this week and why not, it is the first week of May after all!  After a quiet, and in most cases, fairly bright Monday, we’re expecting warmer, more unstable air to move back into the region for the middle part of the week.  A storm system will slide […]

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 16, 2012 0 Comments

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week for Minnesota and Wisconsin and as in years past, each day will feature a severe weather topic and some tips that can help you prepare for dangerous weather this season.  The National Weather Service has a special website that covers the entire week’s agenda and has links to […]

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Weekend Severe Weather Outlook Updated

April 13, 2012 0 Comments
Weekend Severe Weather Outlook Updated

We’re experiencing a one-two punch in our local weather as we approach the weekend.  The first of two storm systems to affect the viewing area is swinging through the Upper Midwest today, spreading clouds and some light rain across the Upper Mississippi Valley.  We won’t see any severe weather from this one, but rather just […]

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Severe Weather Possible Today

June 21, 2011 0 Comments
Severe Weather Possible Today

As in so many other instances throughout the year in our local weather, severe weather and June seem to go hand-in-hand.  This portion of the year, centered on mid June, is the peak of our severe weather season.  Tradition severe weather season in our area typically runs from May through August, but tornadoes most frequently occur in […]

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More Tornadoes For the Plains Today?

May 24, 2011 0 Comments
More Tornadoes For the Plains Today?

The latest severe weather outlook from the Storm Prediction Center isn’t a pretty one to say the least, especially for the southern plains.  In a region that has dealt with more than its share of death and destruction this spring, there is the potential for yet another round of volatile weather today as a storm system coming out […]

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Sunday’s Tornado Path

May 24, 2011 0 Comments
Sunday’s Tornado Path

It’s amazing to see how close Sunday’s EF2 tornado came to striking a number of area towns and villages in its 28 mile path.  Here’s a look at the damage path from that tornado.

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Looking Back: Tornado Outbreak

May 8, 2011 0 Comments

Well it has been almost 2 weeks since one of the biggest tornadoes outbreaks in United States history.  I wanted to share this article I came across written by one of my idols, the weather channels Dr. Greg Forbes.  I consider him to be one of the smartest minds in the world of weather.  He […]

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March Storm/Snow Totals

March 9, 2011 0 Comments
March Storm/Snow Totals

Like we thought,  snow totals out of our latest storm weren’t that impressive, well at least compared to the storms of December.  While southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa did not see the worst of this March storm, major impacts are still being felt over the entire eastern third country.  Check out the watches/warnings this morning […]

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