This could be the best weather of the summer. Next week hints at a cooler Canadian air mass. A taste of September as we turn the corner into August? Read more →
It will be worth a look tonight to see if northern lights appear. The increasingly bright waxing moon will limit viewing. I have my doubts we’ll see a show comparable to Monday’s nights amazing display. Read more →
Skies lit up over eastern Minnesota and Wisconsin last night. A brief but vivid aurora dazzled onlookers. Read more →
The most vivid auroras in years dazzled onlookers across the northern hemisphere into early this morning. Read more →
Snow lovers rejoice. It’s beginning to look a lot like winter again.
A fresh blanket of snow brings a renewed wintry landscape to the metro and much of central and southern Minnesota. Read more →
The weather should cooperate over most of Minnesota for seeing Thursday’s rare sunset partial solar eclipse.
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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 →
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 →
Weather models hint at a string of milder days in the mid to upper 60s as we slowly drift toward the end of October. Read more →
This one will be a rare ‘selenelion’ eclipse, with both the moon and sun visible at the same time over a big chunk of North America at sunrise/moonset. Read more →