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Snowfall February 11th & 12th, 2019

February 12, 2019 0 Comments
Snowfall February 11th & 12th, 2019

Snow just doesn’t seem to want to stop as of late. Snowfall totals from February 11th & 12th were highest along and east of Highway 52 towards the Mississippi River valley. Blowing and drifting snow created a travel headache at times thanks to strong, northwest winds which peaked at over 40 mph! Here’s a sampling […]

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Strong Winds 1-8-2019

January 8, 2019 0 Comments
Strong Winds 1-8-2019

Strong winds pummeled southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa throughout the day on January 8th. Winds were driven by a strong pressure gradient which is the difference in air pressure over distance along with a process known as cold air advection. This combined to create wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph!

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Winter Rain & Snow Storm 12-28-2018

December 28, 2018 0 Comments
Winter Rain & Snow Storm 12-28-2018

A large, winter storm blasted a large portion of Minnesota with snow and rainfall between December 26th & December 28th. For much of southeast Minnesota, this system was a rain storm bringing bringing upwards of 1 to 2 inches of rainfall to the area. Central, northern and western Minnesota saw mostly snow where snowfall amounts […]

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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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