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Snowfall Totals from the Big Blizzard of ’14

February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Snowfall Totals from the Big Blizzard of ’14

The snow came on quickly Thursday afternoon and a lot piled all evening long, but now the snow part of the storm system is gone and just the wind remains. Here’s a look at some of our area’s snowfall totals. The majority of the viewing area ended up with 5 to 10 inches of accumulation […]

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Current Snow Depth

January 20, 2014 0 Comments
Current Snow Depth

In case you’re curious, below is a look at current snow depth across our local area and a map of the region showing snow cover for northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Upper Michigan compliments of the National Weather Service in La Crosse. Latest Snow Depth Analysis Recent quick hitting weather systems have helped grow the snow […]

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Snowfall Totals; A Frigid Weekend

November 22, 2013 0 Comments
Snowfall Totals; A Frigid Weekend

The fast-moving storm system that dropped a dusting of snow on our area Thursday night has moved on to the east, but not before pulling in some cold air and priming us for some winter-like weather this weekend.  Snowfall totals were very much on the light side with generally an inch or less of accumulation reported. […]

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Snowfall Totals From the Weekend: Updated

December 10, 2012 0 Comments
Snowfall Totals From the Weekend: Updated

  It seems like winter showed up all at once for us as our weekend storm system made up for lost time bringing significant snowfall to most of the area.  We officially ended up with 4.1 inches of snowfall in Rochester on Sunday, snapping the string of 292 days without at least one inch of measurable […]

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Ice on The Lakes

November 26, 2012 0 Comments
Ice on The Lakes

It is getting to be that time of the year again.  The temperatures are dropping and the water on the smaller bodies will start to freeze and thaw until we settle into Winter and then basically everything freezes.  My daily forecast ritual, as with many meteorologists, is to look at the visible satellite to determine […]

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The Second Warmest Winter On Record So Far

February 15, 2012 0 Comments

With just two weeks remaining in meteorological winter we find ourselves getting closer and closer to setting a new record for the warmest winter in history.  As our temperatures continue to hover some ten degrees above climate average this month, our overall mean temperatures for the winter continues to climb, drawing us closer to the […]

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Where We Stand So Far

February 12, 2012 0 Comments

Talk about polar opposites when comparing last winter to this winter.  I decided to jump the gun a little bit and give a winter update on where things are standing in terms of breaking any seasonable records.  Some of these are eye popping and I couldn’t contain waiting til the end of meteorological winter (December,January, […]

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Looking Back at an Exceptional January

February 1, 2012 0 Comments
Looking Back at an Exceptional January

Corrected for avg temperature of 22.8 degrees vs. 22.7 degrees and from 7th place to tied for 6th warmest January on record in Rochester, MN. Our unbelievable mild weather spell continues today as we cruise into the month of February with temperatures that are more reminiscent of March than something we might feel in mid […]

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Snowfall Totals for January 23rd

January 24, 2012 0 Comments

After a day of freezing drizzle, we had to deal with some pretty messy road conditions on Monday morning thanks to the addition of some light to moderate snowfall across the area.  Totals were generally in a one to three inch range with a few outliers: PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LA CROSSE WI […]

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A Vastly Different December So Far

December 12, 2011 0 Comments
A Vastly Different December So Far

Here we are in mid December and instead of snow piling up outside as it did last year, we’re actually losing snow thanks to some incredibly mild weather and some rain and drizzle in the area.  Our once snowy landscape is now turning brown and muddy and it looks like this warm spell won’t end […]

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