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Some Mild Weather Ahead for the Rest of This Week

April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Some Mild Weather Ahead for the Rest of This Week

We’ve already enjoyed a couple of doses of rather pleasant and mild early spring days in the past couple of weeks, including the past two days where highs near 60 degrees were felt across the entire area. It looks like we’ll be building on the concept of small gasps of mild weather by stretching out a […]

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A Surge of Warmth for the Weekend

March 28, 2014 0 Comments
A Surge of Warmth for the Weekend

We’ve waited a long time to talk about the prospect of 50, or dare I say, 60 degree warmth, but this weekend’s forecast is looking like a pretty warm one, at least for a day. Given the rough winter we’ve had, the unusually pronounced Arctic air pattern  in our upper level winds, and our really […]

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A Warm, Unsettled Weekend

May 16, 2013 0 Comments
A Warm, Unsettled Weekend

The storm system to our west that looks to bring some unsettled, stormier weather to our area this weekend is also going to pull in some warmer and eventually more humid weather for us.  Of course, that humidity will prime the atmosphere for those rain chances while it keeps the summer-like feel in the air that […]

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Big Temperature Swings Ahead

April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Big Temperature Swings Ahead

For the first time this year we’re basking in the warmth of 60 degree heat across the area thanks to the passage of a warm front through the Upper Mississippi Valley.  This surge of warmer air is associated with a change in the upper level wind pattern, or jet stream, that is now buckling northward, working to bottle up the […]

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September Summary

October 1, 2012 0 Comments
September Summary

It was a warm and very dry September for us in ou area as high temperatures were just a little warmer than normal while rainfall was way below normal.  Stagnant high pressure was dominant in the regionfor te last half of the month, bringing incredibly beautiful weather, but suppressing any rainfall potential.  The atmosphere itself […]

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Warm and Humid Today, But Fall Weather Is Not Far Off

September 4, 2012 0 Comments
Warm and Humid Today, But Fall Weather Is Not Far Off

Warm, sultry, summer-like weather continues to linger in our region today, but the countdown to a big change had already begun.  A cold front to our west is slowly approaching the area from the Dakotas and will eventually bring some cooler, drier more seasonably mild air to the Upper Mississippi Valley, but first we stand […]

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Labor Day Weekend

August 31, 2012 0 Comments
Labor Day Weekend

 We continue our very summer-like weather pattern today as we head into the Labor Day holiday weekend, but at least temperatures are much more comfortable and our winds are not a concern as they were in the middle of the week.  A cold front passed through the area Thursday night, allowing some slightly cooler and […]

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The End of a Very Warm Month

July 31, 2012 0 Comments
The End of a Very Warm Month

We’re just hours away from wrapping up one of the warmest months of July in several decades in our area as only a handful of the days were even close to the type of weather we typically see in this climate.  In other words, with just a few exceptions we’ve been much warmer than average […]

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The August Outlook

July 30, 2012 0 Comments
The August Outlook

It’s certainly been an unusually warm and at times very dry month of July across our area and it looks like that trend will carry over into the upcoming month of August.  As it stands right now, July 2012 has been the third warmest in Rochester’s history with a mean temperature of 77.2° (that’s 87.5° […]

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Cooler, More Seasonable Days Ahead

July 6, 2012 1 Comment
Cooler, More Seasonable Days Ahead

We’re in the seventh, and most likely final day, of our current 90°+ heat wave as a cold front looms to our northwest, poised to swing through the area tonight, bringing relief from the scorching heat and heavy humidity.  In the meantime, heat indices today (Friday) are as high as anything we’re experienced this year […]

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