They’re called “PoP’s” in weather geek speak. ‘Probability of precipitation’ forecasts have been around for a long time. They’re not easily understood by the public, and even some forecasters. They cause unnecessary confusion in this forecasters opinion. Perhaps it’s time for us in the meteorological community to rethink PoP’s and invent a better way to describe 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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Several waves of rain and thunder are likely through this weekend across Minnesota. Read more →
It doesn’t get any better than this! It’s all about brilliant blue skies, warm sunshine and temps in the 80s and low humidity for the opening day of Rock The Garden 2014. It’s good to have the “official meteorologist” gig working Rock The Garden today. I’ve been chatting live on The Current 89.3 with Steve Read more →
Weather history in progress Welcome to the wettest year, to date, ever recorded in the Twin Cities. Yes, this has never happened before in your lifetime. 25.05 inches and counting precipitation at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport in 2014 Wettest year on record to date +4 inches vs. 2001 (previous wettest year through June 20) 4.66 inches rainfall Read more →
This definitely falls under the category of “don’t try this at home.” Check out the video of this kayaker taking the plunge over raging Minnehaha Falls from reondompls posted Thursday evening on Instagram. Apparently he landed it clean according to Instagram comment. No word on the eventual condition of the kayaker. Minnehaha Creek reached an all time Read more →
The weather insanity continues this morning around Minnesota. Multiple flash flood warnings are in effect.
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The swirling mass of moisture overhead and endless torrential rainfall is starting to take a toll on crops in southern Minnesota.
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The forecast still suggest we may be seeing the light at the end of this waterlogged tunnel. The latest trends suggest drier days ahead. Friday, Saturday and a good chunk of next week may actually be rain free. Read more →
The highest chance for storms overnight should favor southern Minnesota along the still developing warm front. The Twin Cities could see some more bump-in-the-night-storms after midnight into early Wednesday morning. Read more →