Weather forecast confidence grows when the most trusted forecast models cluster around one outcome. In the forecasting game we call numerical weather prediction, ensemble mean forecasts from a suite of (many) models usually produce a better output than one single reliable forecast model. Read more →
Archives for September 2015
Joaquin is now officially Hurricane Joaquin as it continues to churn and strengthen near the Bahamas. Read more →
Time to cover up those Supertunias.
Frost advisories include St. Cloud and the northeast metro into Wednesday morning. Freeze warnings are flying again for northeast Minnesota and northern Wisconsin. Read more →
Tropical trouble is brewing in the Atlantic. Read more →
It looks like the perfect storm for a delayed but excellent fall color season this year across Minnesota. Read more →
Today’s cool front brings a few scattered showers as it sags south. Cooler, more seasonal Canadian high pressure noses south into Minnesota this week and bumps temperatures back to reality. Read more →
It’s September in Minnesota. Every weekend is picture perfect. Sunny skies. Summer-like temps in the 70s and 80s. Not a hint of a cold front of snow flurry in sight.
The “ultra-glorious” summer of 2015 followed by the best September I can remember? A rare Harvest Supermoon total lunar eclipse to close out the last glorious September weekend? Read more →
Inside Climate News reported this week that Exxon scientists knew as early as 1977 that the pace of burning carbon based fossil fuels would change earth’s climate. Read more →
One look outside today and we know what it must be like to live in a sponge. Our slow moving soggy low pressure system spins itself out today across the Upper Midwest. Read more →
Our latest rainmaker has arrived during midweek once again. The timing of weather systems across Midwest favors another clearing trend just in time for the weekend. Read more →