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Despite New Snow, Deep Drought Still Grips Minn.

Don’t be fooled by the pretty snow that’s fallen in recent days and in the forecast for this weekend: Minnesota remains in a deep drought, with no end in sight.

02/07/2013

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Climatologist: Minn. Is Getting Hotter & More Humid

Trends in climate data show much of Minnesota is getting hotter and more humid with each year. Pete Boulay with the State Climatology Office explains what it means when you hear the term “dew points.”

07/02/2012

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Good Question: Does Lack Of Snow Mean Drought?

The winter carnival without snow. The City of Lakes Loppet moved off the lakes. This has been a very unusual winter.

01/30/2012

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Twin Cities Experiencing One Of Its Driest Autumns

This autumn could go down as the Twin Cities’ driest autumn on record.

11/17/2011

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Moorhead’s 88-Degree Dew Point Sets Minn. Record

The State Climatology Office says the 88-degree dew point temperature at Moorhead on July 19 is a new state record.

08/05/2011