Happy Thanksgiving! There is much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving weekend at the Weather Lab. Good health. The company of family and good friends. Abundance. The coldest Thanksgiving in 29 years? You had me at Happy Thanksgiving. Our wild early winter season roller coaster ride continues through Thanksgiving weekend. Snow, cold, more snow and a thaw to Read more →
We plunge toward the coldest Thanksgiving in 29 years tomorrow, then claw back toward a Saturday micro-thaw before the next cold front sweeps south Sunday. Read more →
Snow should arrive in the metro before rush hour Wednesday morning and may affect pre-Thanksgiving travel in most of Minnesota. We rebound a bit for Black Friday into early Saturday before another cold front delivers a chilly Sunday. Read more →
Changes in Arctic Oscillation should mean a much milder weather pattern for Minnesota and most of the eastern U.S. in the next two weeks. Read more →
Everyone from NOAA to private forecasters to the almanacs are rolling out winter forecasts with much anticipation. Will the dreaded polar vortex return? Snowmageddon-the sequel? A blissfully mild El Nino driven winter? Read more →
The last weekend in September is traditionally one of the best for ripening fall colors in northern and central Minnesota. This year looks no different as colors explode in northern Minnesota this weekend. This year abundant spring and early summer rainfall, and warm dry late summer weather may be setting the stage for one of the finest Read more →
There is a chance that 2014 may challenge 2005 and 2010 for the hottest year on record globally. Read more →
Our next low pressure wave slides in Friday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms roam the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
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Minnesota’s chances for a milder winter next year are increasing by the day.
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Next week looks cooler than average once again, with a few more bouts of showers. It should be cool enough to avoid any severe weather threat, but you’ll want to keep the umbrella close by. Read more →