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A Wintry Mess For Us Followed By An Arctic Blast

December 3, 2013 0 Comments
A Wintry Mess For Us Followed By An Arctic Blast

A massive storm system is working its way across the northern plains today, spreading snow and rain through the region ahead of it.  While much heavier snow is expected to our north from this system, we’re still expecting some modest accumulation from it in the next day or so while other wintry elements will make […]

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Potential Late Week Storm

February 17, 2013 0 Comments
Potential Late Week Storm

We’ve been talking for a while now about the chance to get a “nice” snowstorm by the end of the work week.  As it stands now the area will be affected by a large storm that will contain all snow for a change.  Some other details such as accumulation range are a bit hazy because […]

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Another Storm; More Ice For Us

February 9, 2013 0 Comments
Another Storm; More Ice For Us

As advertised another winter storm is coming this way, but like the last one, it will feature ice.  We will be on the “warm” side of the system that will feature a number of different precipitation types.  Precip should start out as freezing rain for most as the precipitation moves north through Iowa, eventually crossing […]

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Weekend Storm May Feature Snow and Ice

February 8, 2013 0 Comments
Weekend Storm May Feature Snow and Ice

 While we’re finally enjoying a dry day with a little sunshine in the area today, two commodities that have been lacking in our weather for just about the entire month so far, we’re still looking ahead toward a weekend storm system that may cause some more headaches for us.  Ahead of its arrival late Saturday […]

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Potentially Dangerous Winter Storm

January 26, 2013 1 Comment
Potentially Dangerous Winter Storm

If it were colder outside on Sunday afternoon, we’d be dealing with a typical late January snow storm.  Unfortunately things are going to warm up quite a bit, and that will lead to all types of precipitation during the day.  We have the potential to get more ice than snow during the day on Sunday and […]

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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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Wait. Hold that thought.

November 8, 2011 0 Comments
Wait. Hold that thought.

This morning’s latest model data is not looking good for snow in the Rochester and Austin area. At all. There are still watches and advisories in place, and I’m going to assume the NWS will adjust those headlines appropriately after all of this morning’s data arrives, but our first early season snow forecast is looking […]

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Feb 20-21 storm summary & totals

February 22, 2011 0 Comments
Feb 20-21 storm summary & totals

The final totals, tallies, and thingamajigs are in from the Feb 20-21 winter storm. Here’s a bunch of stuff for you to munch on. An area of low pressure moved from the southern Rockies into the upper Midwest on Sunday. This system pulled up copious amounts of moisture from the south, and also warmer air […]

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Snowfall totals from Feb 20-21 storm

February 21, 2011 0 Comments

Here are the latest reported snowfall totals to the National Weather Service in La Crosse and Chanhassen. Some light freezing drizzle will continue today, with some light snow/sleet mixed in at times. Accumulations will be an inch or so. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6pm Monday for that wintry mix and light snow that […]

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2/20/11 Winter Storm

February 20, 2011 2 Comments
2/20/11 Winter Storm

9:00pm update: Some light snow and freezing drizzle will take us through the overnight. Totals will be minor for snow, about an inch or so, with up to another inch on Monday. Blowing snow will be common tonight and into Monday. Be safe! The latest snowfall reports are below. Recently reported snowfall: FROM THE NWS […]

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