It’s not you imagination. It really has been cool this summer.
Archives for August 2009
The Weather Lab moved north last week.
The cool, dry Canadian air mass parked over the state this morning brought some frost and record-setting temperatures at several locations. The following were new record lows for August 30th. Crane Lake 30 F International Falls 32 F Bigfork 30 F Ely 32 F Pine River Dam 32 F Wadena 32 F Embarrass 27 F Read more →
It turned out to be a very nice day once again for the Great Minnesota Get-together.
Heavy rains making their way through Iowa and Illinois could have a detrimental impact on the corn crop.
Try your hand at Mark Seeley’s famous Minnesota weather quiz!
First week in September places Minnesota in an area that favors about normal. We used to say in the weather lab, the weather is seldom normal. The average temperatures are a mixture of the extremes. But it looks like the odds will favor a trend that puts our daytime highs and nighttime minimums close to Read more →
A lovely landscape at the University of Minnesota Arboretum in Chanhassen on Wednesday afternoon. A meteorologist colleague accompanied me on a tranquil walk through the beautiful grounds. It is so nice to have this arboretum easily accessible as an example of environmental stewardship. Now picture the flip side that we will enjoy at the Great Read more →
Here is the initial projection of newly named Tropical Storm Danny. The Hurricane Center will be following the development and forecast track of this storm as it churns north the next forty-eight hours. I’ll leave the expert predictions to the specialist of NOAA. Note how the cone of confidence fans out along the time line. Read more →