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Risk of October: 1"+ Rains Next 36 Hours

59 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday.65 F. average high on September 30.80 F. high on September 30, 2013. September 30 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: MPX National Weather Service: 1999: One of the earliest significant snowfalls fell in … Continue reading

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Maps Look Like October – 9 of 16 Extreme Weather Events in 2013 Linked to Climate Change

67 F. high in the Twin Cities Monday.66 F. average high on September 29.77 F. high on September 29, 2013..07″ rain fell Monday at MSP International Airport. September 30, 1995: Lightning started a house on fire in Washington County.September 30, … Continue reading

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An Inevitable Temperature Correction – Metro Frost Potential by Sunday Morning

82 F. high in the Twin Cities Sunday.66 F. average high on September 28.72 F. high on September 28, 2013. September 28, 1876: Cold day over the region with a high of 45 in the Twin Cities (normally the high … Continue reading

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August Daydream Today – October Reality Check Later This Week

83 F. high in the Twin Cities Saturday.88 F. record high on September 27 (1987).67 F. average high on September 27.86 F. high on September 27, 2013. 1983: Late summer with 91 degrees at Montevideo and 90 degrees at Elbow … Continue reading

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Perfectly Average – For Early August

82 F. high in the Twin Cities Friday, the average high on August 7.67 F. average high on September 26.82 F. high on September 26, 2013. September 26, 1942: The max temperature was 40 degrees Fahrenheit in Minneapolis.September 26, 1898: … Continue reading

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Postcard-Perfect into Sunday. First Frost 10 Days Away?

77 F. high in the Twin Cities Thursday.68 F. average high on September 25.74 F. high on September 25, 2013. September 25, 1980: Cold morning across Minnesota, with a low of 20 degrees at Tower and 16 at Embarrass.September 25, … Continue reading

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Potentially Postcard-Worthy Weekend. Countries Most at Risk of Sea Level Rise

65 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday.68 F. average high on September 24.76 F. high on September 24, 2013. .04″ rain fell at MSP International Airport yesterday..4″ of snow fell at MSP International Airport on September 24, 1985. Ouch. … Continue reading

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Hints of August Return

Hints of August ReturnBy Todd Nelson “Inquiring minds want to know.” My 5 year old asked me the other day why leaves change color. At the end of every pause I had, he asked “why” again and again and again. … Continue reading

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Next Weekend: More August than September. 2013 CO2 Emissions Reach New Global Record

72 F. high in the Twin Cities Monday.69 F. average high on September 22.74 F. high on September 22, 2013. September 22 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: MPX National Weather Service:1995: 0.2 inches of snow fell in the St. Cloud … Continue reading

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Just About Perfect – Bill McKibbon's Perspective on New York City Climate March

67 F. high in the Twin Cities Sunday.70 F. average high on September 21.64 F. high on September 21, 2013. September 21, 1996: A brief cold air funnel touchdown resulted in roof damage in Washington County.September 21, 1936: Summer-like heat … Continue reading

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Canadian Breeze – 80F by Late Week. "Climate Change Denial May Cost U.S. Billions"

77 F. high Saturday afternoon in the Twin Cities.70 F. average high on September 20.66 F. high on September 20, 2013..24″ rain fell yesterday at MSP International as of 7 PM. September 20, 1994: 1/2 inch hail in Blue Earth … Continue reading

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Ripe for Late-Day Thunder. Mild Bias into Early October

81 F. high in the Twin Cities Friday.70 F. average high on September 19.78 F. high on September 19, 2013. September 19, 2001: 3/4 to 1 3/4 inch hail fell in Freeborn and Faribault counties.September 19, 1972: Downpour in Duluth, … Continue reading

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Unsettled Friday Ahead

(Photo Courtesy: Susan Olin via MN DNR) In Search of AverageBy Paul Douglas Open your mouth and there’s a 90 percent probability you’ll say something someone disagrees with. Such is the nature of public discourse. John Giudicessi questioned my use of cooling … Continue reading

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September Mellows – Arctic Ice Loss: 6th Greatest on Record

77 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday.71 F. average high on September 17.67 F. high on September 17, 2013. September 17 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: MPX National Weather Service:1997: An F3 Tornado destroyed several buildings and numerous others … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Perfection – Threat to Major Food Companies from Increased Climate Volatility

68 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday.72 F. average high on September 16.67 F. high on September 16, 2013. September 16, 1955: A late-season tornado hits Koochiching County. Most damage was confined to trees. September 16, 1911: Pipestone is … Continue reading

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