NOAA Winter Outlook Suggests Favorable Conditions For Snowier-Than-Average WinterThe bright side is that most of Minnesota, aside from a Northwestern section of the state, has an equal chance for below-, near- or above-average temperatures, according to NOAA's outlook.
La Niña's Moderate Forecast Could Mean Snowy, Cold Winter In MinnesotaThe NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center put the U.S. under a La Niña Advisory Thursday, which could mean a wet -- meaning snowy -- and cold winter to Minnesota and Wisconsin.
NOAA's Winter Outlook Suggests Snowier Than Average Winter In MinnesotaMinnesota, along with neighboring states, have an equal chance for below-, near- or above-average temperatures, according to NOAA's outlook.
NOAA Outlook Warns Of Possible Major Spring Flooding In MinnesotaThe new spring flood outlook predicts a potentially unprecedented flood season, especially in the Midwest and along the Mississippi River.
UPDATE: Problems With NOAA's GOES-17 SatelliteAs the satellite was first being powered up in orbit -- 22,000 miles above the Equator -- a problem with the ABI's cooling system was discovered.
'NOAA, We Have A Problem'Right now, GOES-17 is effectively blind at night and that detailed atmospheric temperature and wind data isn't available during the day either.
NOAA Says La Nina Will Be Weak This YearLa Nina typically brings drier conditions to the U.S. South and wetter weather to the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.
About That 'Colder, Wetter Winter' Prediction“If La Nina conditions develop, we predict it will be weak and potentially short-lived,” said NOAA’s Mike Halpert.
GOES-16: The Next Generation Of Weather SatelliteCalled GOES-R at launch, and now named GOES-16, it has cutting-edge sensors that will eventually replace the 1970s technology we currently use.
2016 Was 2nd Hottest Year On Record In U.S., NOAA SaysClimate change could likely be a factor in it being the Twin Cities' wettest year on record, Dr. Kevin Trenberth said.
What's The Outlook For Winter This Year? Ask 'La Niña'The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Thursday put out its updated forecast through February, and they're hinting that the mild weather we've been enjoying is about to end.