The lack of winter snow and snow cover has allowed brush that was already dry last fall to dry out even further this spring. Read more →
“Attention Minnesota. Our August weather daydream continues until further notice.” Yes, you too can bask under a warm August sun, bathe in balmy waters and languish in gentle summer breezes. Polar Vortex? Hah! Okay…maybe not a good idea to tempt the weather fates in Minnesota, even in usually safe mid-August. Our weather winning streak continues Read more →
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 been an active fire season in the western Canadian Rockies. Several hundred wildfires have been belching massive smoke plumes skyward, and Minnesota may again see smoke aloft in northwest flow this week. Read more →
A massive smoke plume sliding south from Canada has drifted over Minnesota and the northern tier of states today. Hundreds of wildfires are burning in western Canada, and the smoke plume is extensive. Read more →
Winter storm appproaches
Fires burning in northwest MN.