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Become a Storm Spotter!

March 21, 2010 0 Comments

Have you wanted to learn how to become a storm spotter – one of the people that helps relay what’s going on outside during severe weather? The National Weather Service offers many classes during the spring months around the area, and they’re free. Consider taking one – they’re fun, informational, and are even good to re-take if […]

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Hammon, OK tornado – first in the US for some time

March 9, 2010 2 Comments

Monday’s tornado in Hammon, Oklahoma was the first tornado in the US for awhile – since late January. Not only that, but there’s some good footage of it.

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Where are the whirlydoodles?

March 3, 2010 0 Comments

While we don’t typically talk much about severe weather here in February, it’s the hot talk right now. And it’s because of the lack of a type of severe weather – tornadoes. The folks in Norman, Oklahoma released this information yesterday – there were no tornadoes in the United States during the month of February. This […]

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No tornadoes in the US during Feb of 2010

March 3, 2010 0 Comments

What other oddball weather stuff can we throw at you? Here’s one: No tornadoes in the US during February of 2010.

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Raining Fishes

March 2, 2010 0 Comments

Fish were falling from the sky in Australia last week. Here’s the story… From the story… WHILE the Top End and Central Australia have been battered by torrential rains, a Territory town has reportedly had fish falling from the sky. The freak phenomena happened not once, but twice, on Thursday and Friday afternoon about 6pm […]

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Weekend Severe/Heavy Rain Threat

August 7, 2009 0 Comments
Weekend Severe/Heavy Rain Threat

As we’ve been plugging the last couple days, we’re looking at a change in the pattern and with that a good shot at severe weather. Unfortunately, there’s an accompanying excessive rain threat as a front is going to be washing back and forth across southern Minnesota to north Iowa. Thunderstorm activity will primarily be focused […]

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Tuesday’s Severe Threat…Take 2

July 13, 2009 0 Comments
Tuesday’s Severe Threat…Take 2

The SPC still has us in a slight risk for severe weather on Tuesday. A strong area of low pressure will pass across the upper Midwest, bringing first a warm front, followed by a cold front through our area. The dynamics are certainly there for severe weather, but a few x-factors are going into the […]

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Pattern Shift

June 14, 2009 1 Comment

For weeks now, the jetstream has been approaching us from the northwest bringing occasional rain and seasonable to cooler than normal temperatures. Beginning Monday, this flow is shifting, becoming southwesterly and delivering a good chance for occasional thunderstorms through this week. Along with the chance for storms, warm and humid air is going to remain […]

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Doldrums

June 10, 2009 0 Comments
Doldrums

Honestly, it’s a struggle to find something new and different to talk about as our weather hasn‘t varied much lately. Since last Friday our highs have stayed 10 to 20 degrees below our climate average, but we’re headed back to the 70s beginning Friday afternoon. Woo-hoo! While it’s been quiet here, severe weather activity has […]

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Sunday Severe Threat

May 30, 2009 0 Comments
Sunday Severe Threat

We head into the second half of the weekend with a slight risk for severe weather (so – it’s been awhile – you all remember what severe weather is like, right?) If this pans out, things look to be the diciest for us by the time Sunday evening rolls around, and if everything gets going as […]

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