The State Climate Office has assembled their top five weather events in Minnesota for 2010. Heavy rainfall in September raised the Minnesota River level beyond flood stage at many locations. This saturated soil and high water levels on the Minnesota River heading into the late fall will likely enhance the potential for flooding of the spring snow melt.
Minnesota top five weather events for 2010 as compiled by the State Climate Office.
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Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.