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.
The steering winds are beginning to send some actual precipitation our way. It has been a tame winter to date, with 18 inches of snow and only three nights below zero here in the Twin Cities.
It has been a mild and dry February, and I don’t see any big changes in the near future.
It wasn’t enough to cancel school, fire up the snow blower or create an agonizing drive home. But it finally snowed more than a trace in the Twin Cities.
It actually feels like winter again.
We started the work week with beautiful sunshine and a high of 46 degrees in the Twin Cities.
It looks like the big storm that dumped more than four feet of snow on parts of Colorado will miss us to the south.
We have been melting away our snow with temperatures well above average. The wind is quite light, and that allows the low-level moisture to hang around in the form of fog.
We only picked up 1.9 inches of snow in Minneapolis, but that was enough to make the morning commute Monday an extended one.
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We finally have some snow coming our way. It isn’t a large storm, but we will take what we can get this winter.
I have been talking about our big chill for the past several days. We will feel the coldest air so far this season, and we might even fall below zero for the first time.
We will have some light snow to deal with during the day on Saturday.