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For The First Time on Record: 2 "Mega-Rain" Events in Minnesota in 2016

60 F. high on Tuesday in the Twin Cities. 67 F. average high on September 27. 82 F. high on September 27, 2015. .04″ rain fell at MSP International Airport yesterday. September 28, 1983: Late summer-like temperatures arrive in Minnesota … Continue reading

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Wind-whipped PM showers possible later Tuesday; Sunny and better by Thursday

Friendly Storm From the Air What an unreal picture from @CuePilot who is an airplane pilot and photographer based in Ecuador! He recently snapped this picture on his way home! WOW! Windy Monday Here’s the visible satellite loop from Monday with wind … Continue reading

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Chilly winds today. Dry and warm for Ryder Cup

Colder Temps in the NortheastTake a look at the tweet that the NWS out of Washington DC/Baltimore sent out on Sunday morning. Due to colder temperatures moving into the region, the tempeature dipped below 60F for the first time in … Continue reading

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Warm and dry weather to follow an Octoberish wind

Halo Picture I came across the picture recently from the EL Paso, TX National Weather Service: @NWSElPaso which shows a very vibrant Halo and thought I’d share it! This forms when the sunlight is reflected through ice crystals in clouds that sit … Continue reading

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Hints of August Saturday. Storms develop late

Soggy Baseball Weather This Year It was another soggy day at Target Field leading up to the 3rd to last home game of the season. Interestingly, there have been nearly a dozen rain delays/postponements this season, which speaks to the … Continue reading

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2016: Wettest start to the year on record. More rain this weekend

Under Water… The heavy rain event that unfolded across the southern half of the state earlier this week left many areas under water. Here’s a picture from Mankato, MN from @seifertmn.    Heavy Rain in Waseca Take a look at … Continue reading

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Severe Flash Flooding – Maps Look More Like June 22 Than September 22

71 F. high in the Twin Cities Wednesday. 70 F. average high on September 21. 81 F. high on September 21, 2015. September 22, 1996: A brief cold air funnel touchdown results in roof damage in Washington County.September 22, 1936: … Continue reading

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More Symptoms of a Warmer, Wetter Atmosphere: Significant Flood Risk

78 F. high yesterday at KMSP.79 F. average high in the Twin Cities on September 20.72 F. high on September 20, 2015. September 21, 2005: An unusually intense late season severe weather event affects parts of central Minnesota and west … Continue reading

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Flash Flood Potential Tuesday Night into Early Thursday

Sunrise Tuesday This was the view of the sunrise on Tuesday as low clouds and light rain showers moved through the state. Much of Tuesday’s rain fell during the early part of the day and across the central part of the … Continue reading

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A Touch Cooler Monday – Soggy Pattern Returns Mid Week

Heavy Rain Since June If there has been one story that has stuck out the past few months, it’s been the rounds of heavy rain across the region. From June 1 – September 17, the Twin Cities has received 19.97″ … Continue reading

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