This morning we’re hearing that a “shock wave,” created by a meteor, caused damage and injuries in Russia last night. So far a few people have asked me: “uhhhhhhhh… what is a shock wave?” No, seriously, they did ask… and just like that.
With no recorded tornadoes in Minnesota history in the months of December, January and February, according to the Minnesota Climatology Working Group, you might say that Friday (Nov. 30) marks an unofficial end of tornado season in Minnesota.
We finally have some precipitation coming our way, but it will be problematic. I know I have been beating the drum for any kind of precipitation, but we could do without freezing drizzle.
High temperatures punched back above average today and there were reports of 1-3 inches of snow from Ely to Duluth. It will be fairly quiet the next few days with afternoon highs near average (34 degrees).
The Thanksgiving holiday is just a few days away, so will the weather allow you to get outside and throw the football around before gobbling up that turkey or will frigid conditions have you sidelined by the living room fireplace — watching football on the tube?
Many parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin are dealing with drought. We are fine around the Twin Cities, but other counties could use a drink.
This is a question I field quite often at WCCO. It has been hot — the second warmest July on record — and humid this summer.
It has been very pleasant around here lately with temps above average but not stifling hot like last week. Our dew points are much better too, so the air is warm but not humid. That will change.
Monday was the comfortable one with low humidity and temperatures peaking below average in the 70s. Tuesday will be the average one with highs climbing into the low 80s with a southeast wind blowing 10-15 mph.
We are locked in cool, northwest flow. These temps are average for around April 20 — not late-May.
Wednesday was close to average with a high near 70. With the light wind, dry conditions and sunshine, some would say it was close to perfection.
Monday was our first dry day in May. It has rained in the Twin Cities 21 of the past 25 days.
An area of light to moderate rainfall will continue to move north out of Iowa and bring a soggy Sunday evening to south-central and southeastern Minnesota. The chance for showers Sunday evening does extend to the Twin Cities, with the best chance of rain across the southeast Metro.
We have an upper-level area of low pressure positioned over the Dakotas to thank for this dreary and cool start to the weekend!
It had been nine days since we last felt the 70s. Tuesday’s high of 73 cracked that streak and brought many smiles around town.
It will be a little cooler than average this weekend, and try to remember what April showers bring.
We are still suffering from drought conditions across the state and into western Wisconsin. So, any rainfall at this point is welcome rainfall.
Let’s start off with the good news: there isn’t a threat of severe weather this week.
It was all about the strong wind , and we finally received some much needed rain Friday.
At times March felt much like April. I guess it is payback time.
It could be worse. It could be a snowy Easter. Or a bitter cold one. Instead the greatest weather factor will be the wind.
I love the tune from Maroon 5, and you may get an unwanted wake up call overnight.
We are living weather history once again. It looks like this will be the warmest March on record.
Yes, that was a great tune from Bob Seger, and it will sum up our Tuesday.
So many Twitter and Facebook followers have been asking me to name this storm. I do my best to forecast and cover them, not name them. But I will cave and name it the Slop Ness Monster.