Good Question: What Is The Dew Point?You have heard the saying a million times: It's not the heat, it's the humidity. That will certainly be the case Friday, when dew points are expected to be in the 70s. So, what is dew point? Humidity is moisture in the air and there are two ways to measure it. One is dew point and another is relative humidity.
Most Of Minnesota Is Now Officially In DroughtMost of Minnesota is now officially in drought. Thursday's update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that 88 percent of Minnesota is in a moderate drought. That's a huge jump from just 5 percent last week.
Optimal Summer Conditions Created Vivid Fall ColorsIt's been one of the more colorful falls many of us can remember. The trees got their colors early, and many are still showing vivid oranges and yellows that we haven't seen in years. Some parts of the state are just hitting their peak now.
Early Snow Spruces Up Your Christmas TreeTuesday night's snow may be the best thing that could've happened to your future Christmas tree. Growing Christmas trees can take a lot of patience and Deb Krueger of Krueger's Christmas trees knows it well.
Wet April's Benefit? Easing MN Drought ConditionsOne good thing with the late-season snow? It's easing drought conditions.
Minn. Soil Moisture Levels Recharge Between FrostsMinnesota's farmers got little fieldwork accomplished this past week as winter continues to resist surrendering to spring.
Tips On How To Prevent Winter Dry SkinFor many people, winter doesn't bring just cold temperatures. It also means the prolonged misery of dry, itchy, cracking skin.
Rains Boost Topsoil Moisture Across Minnesota Widespread rains gave a boost to topsoil moisture across Minnesota last week, but crop conditions remained relatively unchanged.
High Soil Moisture Delays Minn. Farm FieldworkThe high soil moisture that's contributing to flooding across Minnesota is keeping farmers from getting started on fieldwork.