Spring forward: 50 degree warm front ahead
Over the next week we’ll see some things in Minnesota we haven’t seen in months. Bare grass again. Puddles in the streets. Dazed neighbors with pasty white legs strolling by in shorts. Strange birds in your backyard. Yes folks we made it through another Minnesota winter.
Welcome to early spring in Minnesota. Read more →
The warm up kicks in Friday as temps push well into the 30s. Pacific warmth builds this weekend, then peaks Tuesday with warmth pulsing into the Upper Midwest. Read more →
Climate Cast: Drought a factor in Syrian conflict
To some climate change seems a far off distant future concept. Not to US military and intelligence agencies.
A growing body of evidence suggests climate change and prolonged drought helped sew the seeds of conflict in Syria and western Iraq. Even small shifts in climate in marginal climate zones can have disproportionate impacts. Read more →
Arctic 48 hours, thaw begins Friday
Forty-eight more hours of arctic pain. The coming thaw begins with temperatures above freezing by Friday and Saturday afternoon. Read more →
Arctic relapse now, spring fever 50s next week?
Step right up! Another Minnesota weather roller coaster ride is just ahead. Read more →
Weather whiplash: Blizzard, bitter cold, sudden thaw
Temps plunge by tonight across Minnesota as one more sub-zero smack rolls south. But 50s are a distinct possibility next week in the metro and southern Minnesota. Read more →
Tuesday snow and wind, winter is over by Friday
Winter hits hard this week, then ends abruptly on Friday? Read more →
Blizzard warnings west, 50 degrees next week?
This March is starting to look much milder overall than the past two years. Much milder air looks increasingly likely next week. An early spring this year in Minnesota? Read more →
Winter’s last gasp? Spring fever next week
Cabin fever to spring fever in 1 week? Welcome to Minnesota in March. Read more →
Edge of snow Tuesday, 40 by Friday?
Meteorological spring arrives Sunday March 1. Can true spring be far behind? Read more →