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Somewhat Soggy Friday Ahead

Alter EgoBy Todd Nelson Most of the time I feel like Dopey from the Seven Dwarves, but lately I’m feeling a little more like Sneezy. AAACHOOO! It never fails; right around State Fair time, I get bit by the allergy … Continue reading

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Rain Pushes in – Sunday Severe Risk. Ken Burns: Glacier National Park "In Trouble"

It would be hard to find a Minnesotan who isn’t happy with the state of the weather this month – August has been pretty amazing, all things considered. No heat waves, few severe storms, lower humidity levels overall. We’re due … Continue reading

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Thursday Soaking? Leaked IPCC ReporT: "Irreversible Climate Change?"

76 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday.79 F. average high on August 26.96 F. high on August 26, 2013. August 26, 1992: A chilly night in Embarrass. The temperature dipped to 28 degrees. Winter Trepidations The good news: we’re … Continue reading

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Weather Perfection – When Faith & Facts Collide

79 F. high yesterday in the Twin Cities.79 F. average high on August 25.96 F. on August 25, 2013. Remember, we endured six 90-degree days during the fair last year. August 25, 1915: Severe cold and killing frosts across Minnesota … Continue reading

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A More Comfortable Front – Scientists Alarmed by "Incredible" Rate of Polar Ice Loss

89 F. high in the Twin Cities Sunday.79 F. average high on August 24.90 F. high on August 24, 2013. .14″ rain fell at MSP International Airport as of 7 PM yesterday. Big 3-0 “I love being married. It’s so … Continue reading

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Sunday Heat Spike – National Security Implications of Climate Change

77 F. high in the Twin Cities Saturday.80 F. average high on August 23.88 F. high on August 23, 2013. Trace of drizzle yesterday at MSP International Airport. August 23 in Minnesota Weather History: 2006: Tornadoes and large hail strike … Continue reading

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Sunday Hot Front (severe/flash flood risk western and central Minnesota)

79 F. high in the Twin Cities Friday.80 F. average high on August 22.87 F. high on August 22, 2013. August 22, 1955: Hail in Houston County, with piles to a foot deep at Rushmore. Sweet Indulgence I ate so … Continue reading

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A Sticky Stretch – How Urban Heat Island is Amplifying Warming in U.S. Cities

85 F. high in the Twin Cities Thursday.80 F. average high on August 21.88 F. high on August 21, 2013. .07″ rain fell at MSP International Airport yesterday. August 21 in Minnesota Weather History: 1910: Daylight is dimmed in Duluth … Continue reading

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Heating Up – Storm Potential – How Climate Change May Worsen Smog/Ozone Pollution

83 F. high on Wednesday at MSP.80 F. average high on August 20.90 F. high on August 20, 2013. August 20 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: MPX National Weather Service:1918: 3rd Deadliest tornado strikes Tyler and destroys the downtown area, … Continue reading

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Thundery Hot Front On The Way. El Nino 2014: Sizzle or Fizzle?

81 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday. 80 F. average high on August 19. 88 F. high on August 19, 2013. August 19, 1904: Both downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul were hit by tornadoes. This was the highest official … Continue reading

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Dog Days Imminent – Real Conservatives are Conservationists

87 F. high in the Twin Cities Monday.80 F. average high on August 18.83 F. high on August 18, 2013. August 18 in Minnesota Weather History (source: MPX Twin Cities National Weather Service): 2007: Record 24-hour maximum rainfall of 15.10 … Continue reading

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More Thundery Lumps – Tropical into Saturday (the psychology of climate science denial)

81 F. high in the Twin Cities Sunday.81 F. average high on August 17.82 F. high on August 17, 2013. .22″ rain fell at MSP International Airport as of 7 PM Sunday.August 17, 1953: Four heifers near St. Martin were … Continue reading

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Soaking Up Summer

Soaking up SummerBy Todd Nelson I’m staring cross-eyed at the calendar right now in disbelief that the Fair starts this week… Somebody pinch me! I’m holding on to summer with a firm grip now, but it’s slipping fast. I actually … Continue reading

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From Drenched to Dry

From Drenched to DryBy Todd Nelson “Summer breeze, makes me feel fine.” Ahh, the faint hum of a distant lawn mower and the occasional buzz of a covert cicada are sounds I wish I could bottle up now and open … Continue reading

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Back Into The Soup – July Flashback into Next Week

80 F. high in the Twin Cities Thursday.81 F. average high on August 14.78 F. high on August 14, 2013. August 14, 1936: St. Paul swelters with a high of 108. A Slippery Outlook Dan Spencer summed it up best. … Continue reading

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