Warming trend builds, 70s return
Our October preview is in the final act. It looks like summer is ready to make a comeback as the second half of September unfolds.
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Frosty nights ahead, aurora watch
Our premature, unseasonably cool Canadian air mass sets the stage for some frosty nights in parts of Minnesota as we head toward the weekend. Friday morning’s frosty focus centers on northwest Minnesota and North Dakota. The Red River Valley is ground zero for frost advisories. Here’s the bigger picture. URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER Read more →
Oct-ember chill, solar storm may trigger auroras
Temps bottom out Saturday morning with frost likely everywhere outside the inner metro core. They begin to moderate by the weekend. It looks like 70s will return next week. Read more →
October preview now, 70s return next week
The weekend is starting to look spectacular, if a little cooler than average for mid-September. Expect frost at many locations by Saturday morning, but most of the metro should escape frost this time. Read more →
Sept-tober breeze brings gale warnings and wind chill
October temperature levels hold this week. A slow warming trend kicks in starting this weekend.
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October preview: Rain, wind and cold ahead
Our rapidly deepening storm system winds up and takes a swing at Minnesota through Wednesday. There are major model differences (what’s new?) on the precise track and rainfall totals for the Twin Cities, but the overall picture of a surge of wet weather followed by gale force winds and plummeting temps remains the same. Get ready Read more →
Storm warnings: flash flood watch, gale warnings posted
It’s pick your weather poison today across Minnesota with a colorful weather map featuring a slew of different weather advisories. Dense fog advisories, flash flood watches, gale warnings for Lake Superior? Read more →
September in Minnesota: AC to heat in 24 hours?
The premature October preview lasts into the weekend, then temps begin to moderate next week. Frost is likely to be widespread by Saturday morning outside the metro; 70s should return next week. Read more →
Back to school perfection, severe risk Wednesday
This week attempts to make up its mind between summer and fall. Moisture and tropical dew points surge north again Wednesday. Scattered storms will rumble in as heat and humidity build Wednesday and Thursday. Read more →
November ‘light’ for now, scanning the maps for signs of snow
A cool front blows in Sunday. Cold air with highs in the 30s lingers through next Tuesday…then milder southerly breezes return. Read more →