Winter Storm December 1st & 2nd, 2018

December 3, 2018 0 Comments
Winter Storm December 1st & 2nd, 2018

A winter storm dumped heavy, wet snowfall across southern Minnesota and northern Iowa over the weekend of December 1st & 2nd. Along with snow, rain, freezing rain and sleet also fell across the area. Here is a sampling of snowfall totals from across the area.

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November Chill 11-23-2018

November 23, 2018 0 Comments
November Chill 11-23-2018

We finally managed a day with above average temperatures here in Rochester during the month of November. It took us until November 23rd to achieve this feat and was our first above average day for temperatures since Halloween. With an average high temperatures of 40 degrees, November 23rd was 11 degrees above average for this […]

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A Cool & Damp October

November 1, 2018 0 Comments
A Cool & Damp October

If you thought October 2018 was on the cool side, then you are correct! While it wasn’t a record setting month with regards to the chill, we did finish off with the 10th wettest October on record for Rochester. We managed a record daily snowfall of 1.6 inches back on October 14th and this snowfall […]

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Fall Color Report 10-26-2018

October 26, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report 10-26-2018

If you are looking for some fall color yet for this weekend, head out towards the Mississippi River where you may still find patches of fall color along the bluffs. While most of southeast Minnesota is reporting past peak conditions for fall color, there are certainly still some opportunities to s do some leaf peeping. […]

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Fall Color Report for October 19, 2018

October 19, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report for October 19, 2018

Here’s the fall color report! Past peak conditions continue to sneak south and east across Minnesota! Enjoy the fall color while it lasts!

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Fall Color Report 10-18-2018

October 18, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report 10-18-2018

Here’s the latest fall color report from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources! The trees are changing fast!

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Fall Color Report 10-12-2018

October 12, 2018 0 Comments
Fall Color Report 10-12-2018

For those looking to get out and enjoy the fall color, here’s the report from the Minnesota DNR as of 10-12-2018! Enjoy the weekend!

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Heavy Rainfall September 4th & 5th, 2018

September 9, 2018 0 Comments
Heavy Rainfall September 4th & 5th, 2018

Several rounds of heavy rainfall soaked southeast Minnesota between the morning of September 4th and the 5th. This lead to flooding of area roads in the Rochester area and pushed area rivers to near flood stage. Despite seeing 3 to 7 inches of rain in places across Rochester, the flood protection around town helped to […]

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Wabasha County Tornadoes 5-17-2017

May 18, 2017 0 Comments
Wabasha County Tornadoes 5-17-2017

2 tornadoes struck southern Wabasha County on May 17th. According to the National Weather Service in La Crosse, who conducted the storm survey determined that both tornadoes were weak, EF-0 tornadoes with estimated wind speeds of 65 mph. The 1st tornado touched down briefly in Plainview around 4:30PM causing minor damage in town to buildings […]

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Wet Start to 2017

April 6, 2017 0 Comments
Wet Start to 2017

It sure seemed like the month of March and the first couple days of April featured enough wet weather and very little sunshine here across southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. That wasn’t just a feeling, the numbers back up the fact that 2017 has been very wet so far across portions of the Upper Midwest. […]

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