Mississippi

It has been almost one week since several tornados ripped through the state of Mississippi. The strongest tornado started in extreme eastern Louisiana and then remained on the ground for 149 miles as it moved across much of central Mississippi. At peak intensity, the tornado was rated an EF-4 on the Enhanced Fujita scale as…
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We’re #2, We’re #2

I think it is safe to say that the number one topic of conversation in this area is the weather. Several times in recent weeks, I have overhead comments about how warm this spring has been. If you need some statistics to back up your next conversation, you can mention that to this point, this…
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One Out Of Three “ain’t” Bad.

The cold season is our dominate season and most of us long for the warmth of our usually short warm season. Now that we have experienced a few 70 degree days, if you are a warm season fan, you will be happy to know that on average Fargo Moorhead records 119 such days a year.…
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A Spring To Remember

This spring has been quite a turnaround from the past few years. To put this into perspective, the first half of climatological spring (March 1 through April 15) has averaged about 12 degrees warmer than 2008 or 2009 to this point and 9 degrees warmer than 2007. March finished as the 4th warmest on record…
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70!

Our first 50 degree high of the year occurred on March 21, this was very close to the long-term average of March 18 for such an occurrence. Our first 60 degree day was on March 29, also, quite close to the long-term average of April 3. Our next milestone was recorded on Wednesday, April 14,…
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