Great Show

According to numerous reports, including information from the Minnesota Department of Tourism, the autumn foliage show should be at peak, or very close to peak around the area this weekend.  Although the extreme northern portions of Minnesota probably have already peaked, west-central Minnesota looks to be peaking this week, with the southern one-third of the…
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The Last Hope

Although tomorrow marks the end of September, today is likely the last chance we have to stay away from breaking a cold weather record.  You see, the warmest temperature so far this month has only been 75 degrees, recorded on both September 1 and September 27.  Previous to this month, the coolest maximum high temperature…
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Spring Flood In September

The rain event from last week has caused some rivers north of Fargo Moorhead to rise into the minor flood stage.  But the situation is far worse in southern Minnesota.   A widespread rainfall in the 4 to 7 inch range, with localized higher amounts, has attributed to rapid, near record rises to many rivers and lakes…
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Chocolate Fall

Now that the weather looks to be changing to warmer and sunnier conditions, the changing fall foliage will become much more noticeable.  This is in stark contrast to last year.  September 2009 was the 2nd warmest on record and because of that, the leaves did not change much during that time period.  Then the weather…
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Land Of Extremes!

Back in 1985, Utah was believed to have broken the record for the highest annual temperature range for any state. That year Peter?s Sink, UT was thought to have recorded a low of -69?F on February 1, followed by St. George, UT recording a high of 117?F on July 5.    That is a range of…
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