And the days dwindle down to a precious few September, November And these few precious days I’d spend with you These precious days I’d spend with you -September Song
Yes, we savor these golden days of October in Minnesota. We never know what November will bring at this latitude. So when we get a final weekend in October with sunny skies and temps running a good 10 degrees above average we soak it up.
The maps show a cool front drifting through as cool (but not cold) high pressure drifts overhead this weekend. By Monday, the next low pressure wave brings a round of much needed showers to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Monday’s rainfall looks light again, with most areas trying to squeeze out a quarter inch. The system gets it’s act together over the Arrowhead and Wisconsin, where more significant totals will likely fall.
The latest maps continue to favor the nose of chilly Canadian high pressure over Halloween. Here’s the Euro solution, which favors trick or treat temps in the low 40s to upper 30s across Minnesota. Temps recover into the upper 50s next weekend?
The weather maps can turn downright scary as the November witching hour draws near. Halloween is the holiday each year where weather can range from balmy shades of July, to icy breezes of January. Read more →
It’s called sunspot 2192. It’s way bigger than earth and it’s moving around to the earth facing side of the sun. It’s also increasingly likely to unleash a massive X-class solar flare in the next few days. Read more →
What does MPR Education Reporter Tim Post do when he has some extra time on his hands? He takes a really long 20 foot pole and straps on a GoPro camera and sticks it up in the trees. The result? A stunningly colorful ride through peak autumn color in the Twin Cities. Two questions: What do Read more →
The second eclipse this month will put on a sky show over most of North America Thursday. This one is a partial solar eclipse, and a rare sunset eclipse for Minnesota and the Mississippi Valley. Read more →
Minnesota weather is like lying on a beach at the ocean. You never know what the next wave will wash in. You may be blissfully sunning at low tide, and swamped in pounding surf at high tide. Air masses sweep freely across Minnesota in October. Sunny and 72 one day. Steel gray skies with a raw northwest wind Read more →