Okay, this is getting just a little weird. I can’t recall a time in my life in Minnesota where we’ve seen this much wildfire smoke overhead, for this long. In Minnesota’s Crazy Weather Year of 2014, it figures this would happen during the best run of weather all year. Weather Twilight Zone It feels like we’re living in Read more →
Our northerly flow continues as mostly dry and warm high pressure wedges in overhead through the weekend. Significant rainfall starting Tuesday or Wednesday?
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Welcome to Minnesota. Land of 10,000 Lakes and pristine deep blue summer skies. Not so much. The sky over the land of sky-tinted water is a pasty white these days. It’s like somebody took a big sheet of wax paper and pulled it across the Minnesota sky. The culprit? An elevated thick smoke plume driven by raging Read more →
It’s amazing how quickly we can go from flood to emerging drought in Minnesota. Just one month ago, Minnesotans cleaning out flooded basements, overflowing rivers and lakes and roads underwater was the lead on your local newscast. Fast forward to late July and many locations can’t buy a drop of rain. Shades of brown on lawns popping up. Rivers Read more →
This week will bring some of the most pleasant weather of summer to Minnesota if you like low humidity, increasingly sunny skies and comfortable temps. Read more →
Your best bet for a sunny warm lake-worthy day is Saturday. Another round of thundershowers rolls in Saturday night, with cooler breezes Sunday. Read more →
Our next weather maker is sparking scattered showers and thunderstorm in the Dakotas today. Rainfall chances increase as the system moves into Minnesota late tonight and Friday. Read more →
The longer range forecast appears to favor temps in the upper 70s and low 80s into next week. Read more →
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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