Drifting snow danced upon angry, howling winds as temperatures plummeted quicker than the Minnesota Wild in the NHL standings...
Last week reminded us all just how frigid a true
Minnesota winter can be. But how bad was it? How does last week's cold snap stack up to the lowest recorded temp in Minnesota history? And how does Minnesota's coldest ever day compare to record low temperatures throughout the rest of the United States?
Here are the ...
Have you ever booked a round of golf based on a forecast that called for blue, cloudless skies, only to find yourself drenched by an unforeseen rainstorm before you reached the tee box on hole #7?
How about those sensationalist “12-inches-in-the-next-24-hours!” winter snow advisories that end up yielding nothing more than an inch or two of powder?
If you feel as if your favorite local Minnesota meteorologist’s forecast accuracy is often less than precise, well, that’s probably because it is.
Nate Silver and the folks over at FiveThirtyEight.com recently published an ...
There is a silver lining to all this dreary weather. No really, there is. All this rain that has kept us up at night and flooded our streets has also done one other thing, extinguished
all levels of drought in the state.
Okay, so it's not the most exciting silver lining. But this is the first in the last few years that we've seen zeros across the board for drought measurements, the last time was for a short two weeks in July of 2011.
Compared to the excessive and extreme drought being experienced in California, some might say we're...!--more-->