Blizzard! There’s a word that really gets your attention.  Technically, it means a severe winter storm with sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35 mph, with falling and/or blowing snow reducing the visibility to less than a quarter mile for at least three hours. There no longer is any temperature requirement; that was dropped back Read more

Friday certainly has been a delight with just partly cloudy skies all around. But a returning surge of heat and moisture has begun.  Dewpoints have been climbing this afternoon, especially across southern Minnesota where they have reached the gooey 70-degree mark in some cities, including Owatonna, St. James, Windom, New Ulm, Faribault, Pipestone and Montevideo. Read more