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Breathing Easier by Midweek – June, 2014: Warmest Worldwide on Record

92 F. high in the Twin Cities Monday.76 F. peak dew point yesterday at 5:53 PM84 F. average high on July 21.81 F. high on July 21, 2013. July 21, 1972: A significant downpour occurs over a portion of Minnesota, … Continue reading

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Severe Heat Today – Severe Storms Tonight (jungle-like July 21 statewide)

Excessive Heat Warning posted for the Twin Cities today. Moderate Risk of severe thunderstorms over much of Minnesota by this evening/tonight. 87 F. high in the Twin Cities Sunday.84 F. average high on July 20.82 F. high on July 20, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Levels of Heat and Humidity by Monday

79 F. high in the Twin Cities Saturday.84 F. average high on July 19.86 F. high on July 19, 2013. July 19 in Minnesota Weather History: 1951: Tornado hits Minneapolis and Richfield killing five. 1909: 10.75 inches of rain fell … Continue reading

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Warming Trend: Climate Volatility Already Affecting Midwestern Farmers

“Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 79 F. high in the Twin Cities Friday.84 F. average high on July 18.94 F. high on July 18, 2013. July 18 in Minnesota Weather History: 2000: A … Continue reading

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Smoked Sunshine. NOAA: Climate Change is Getting Worse

79 F. high in the Twin Cities Thursday.84 F. average high on July 17.94 F. high on July 17, 2013. July 17 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: Twin Cities NWS: 2000: Fall apparel made an early debut on this cold … Continue reading

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As Good As It Gets – Ever. Summer Stickies Return Early Next Week

77 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday.84 F. average high on July 17.92 F. high on July 17, 2013. July 17 in Minnesota Weather History: 2001: Lightning struck a Minnesota National Guard field training site located in Camp Ripley. … Continue reading

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Best 72 Hours of Summer? Tropical Heat & Storms Return Next week ($2.4 trillion in economic damage from extreme weather since 1970)

72 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday.84 F. average high on July 15.89 F. high on July 15, 2013.Trace of rain fell at KMSP yesterday. July 15 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: MPX (Twin Cities) National Weather Service:2006: Heat … Continue reading

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A New Level of Climate Volatility: Frost Up North Late Tonight – 90s Next Week?

65 F. high in the Twin Cities Monday, the coolest July 14 on record. Old record: 68 in 1884.84 F. average high on July 14.86 F. high on July 14, 2013..06″ rain fell yesterday at KMSP. July 14, 1980: Straight-line … Continue reading

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More Evidence of Climate Volatility: Wind Chill in Mid-July

78 F. high in the Twin Cities Sunday.84 F. average high on July 13.80 F. high on July 13, 2013. July 13 in Minnesota Weather History. Source: Twin Cities NWS: 2003: At least eleven tornadoes hit Minnesota. Damage was relatively … Continue reading

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Polar Vortex – Summer Edition (record chill Monday and Tuesday; summer returns late week)

80 F. high in the Twin Cities yesterday.84 F. average high on July 12.90 F. high on July 12, 2013..06″ rain fell at MSP International Airport Saturday. Big Variations in Saturday Rainfall. Although only .06″ fell at Richfield, St. Paul … Continue reading

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October in July by Monday? Son of Polar Vortex

81 F. high in the Twin Cities Friday.84 F. average high on July 11.86 F. high on July 11, 2013. 1.03″ rain fell at MSP International Airport yesterday. July 11, 1863: Cool wave across state. Frost in Twin Cities area. … Continue reading

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"July-tober". Rare Mid-Summer Windchill by Monday (coolest MLB All-Star Game on record?)

85 F. high on Thursday in the Twin Cities.84 F. average high on July 10.83 F. high on July 10, 2013. .31″ of rain predicted for MSP by Saturday evening (NAM model). All-Star Cliche How often have you heard the … Continue reading

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One More Sign of Climate Volatility and The New Normal: Sweatshirt Weather by Monday

79 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday.84 F. average high on July 9.87 F. high on July 9, 2013. July 9, 2002: Intense rainfall causes extensive street flooding in St. Cloud. 2.70 inches of rain fell in 1 hour … Continue reading

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More Evidence of an Unstable Jet Stream (sweatshirt weather next week – during hottest week of the year, on average)

77 F. high in the Twin Cities Tuesday.84 F. average high on July 8.89 F. high on July 8, 2013. -20 F. Temperatures by next Tuesday and Wednesday may be 15-20 degrees cooler than average for mid-July. Weather Adventures It’s … Continue reading

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More Evidence of a Drunken Jet Stream – Autumnlike Cool Front Early Next Week?

87 F. high in the Twin Cities Monday.84 F. average high on July 7.91 F. high on July 7, 2013..37″ rain fell yesterday at MSP International Airport. July 7, 1974: Heat wave with the Twin Cities reaching 101, warmest in … Continue reading

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