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A mostly mild week is ahead

November 9, 2015 0 Comments
A mostly mild week is ahead

Sunshine continues to dominate our weather picture as we start the second week of November, a month that is not typical known for sunshine. On average, the city of Rochester experiences overcast skies with little or no sun at all a whopping 53 percent of the time in November making it the cloudiest month of […]

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Some mild temps and much needed rain are expected this week

October 26, 2015 0 Comments
Some mild temps and much needed rain are expected this week

With few exceptions, this month of October has been extremely comfortable while the foliage has been bright and long-lasting in most cases and it looks like this type of weather will continue for the majority of the upcoming week even as we move in November. Mild air continues to make for a pleasant scenario as […]

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7/17-7/18, 2015 Storm Recap

July 18, 2015 0 Comments
7/17-7/18, 2015 Storm Recap

A very warm and humid day yesterday set the stage for the storms we saw in our area after midnight last night. The thunderstorms formed in South Dakota in the late afternoon and started to slowly track across the border into western Minnesota. The system had a very organized structure and was producing tornadoes in […]

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Some More Thunderstorm Chances and then an Improving Pattern

June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Some More Thunderstorm Chances and then an Improving Pattern

 As skies clear off a bit and things warm up in the June sunshine, we’re also enjoying a break from rain for a little while.  Unfortunately, this added warmth may be destabilizing the atmosphere and setting the stage for some late afternoon and evening thunderstorms.  The entire viewing area and Upper Midwest as a whole […]

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Breaking Down The Arctic Blast

January 20, 2013 0 Comments
Breaking Down The Arctic Blast

We didn’t pick up any snow as an Arctic cold front sliced through the area on Saturday, but it sure made it’s presence felt in other ways.  Wind gusts around the area topped 50mph in a lot  of spots.   Here’s a look at a select few from Saturday afternoon/evening. Behind a cold front temperatures drop, but […]

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Severe Weather in Our Area? It’s Been A While!

April 12, 2012 0 Comments
Severe Weather in Our Area?  It’s Been A While!

Enjoy the bright, quiet sunshine today because wet, unsettled weather is going to be the forecast for much of the next week or so, starting tomorrow.  We’ll have some showers and thunderstorms tomorrow, but right now severe weather isn’t a concern.  That will change, however, on Saturday as a storm system and its warm front […]

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Hard Freeze Likely

April 9, 2012 0 Comments
Hard Freeze Likely

The more April-like weather of the past week has reminded us of what things should feel like in our area during a more typical year.  Normally, we’d have 40s and 50s for highs with occasional 60s and plenty of wind.  Yes, April is the windiest month on average in our area and today’s conditions are […]

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Quite a Late November Storm in the South

November 29, 2011 0 Comments
Quite a Late November Storm in the South

While our skies today have been bright and blue and as clear as anything we’ve seen so far this fall, a potent storm system centered in Tennessee is producing some wet snow, soaking rains, and strong, gusty winds across much of the eastern half of the country.  This is the storm system we were watching […]

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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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Wet April And Windy Day 1st Day of May

May 1, 2011 0 Comments

Finally the chilly month of April has come to an end, but may didn’t start off any better.  As Randy Brock has pointed out, 2 days has been the longest consecutive day streak we have seen rain free for quite sometime.  All that rain has added up to total the 16th wettest April on record. […]

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