Temperatures have taken a dive behind a cold front Sunday. Oh and it was windy, too. Now we're caught in the chill for the start of the week. Here's a look at Sunday afternoon's temperatures: It felt a lot colder with wind chills in the low 20s for much of the day due to the strong northerly winds. The chill continues into the new week. Temperatures will be even colder and the winds will remain strong. High temperatures Monday: Feels like temperatures Monday afternoon: Now we
Saturday was pretty nice, especially for a late November day. Temperatures were sitting 10 to 15 degrees above normal across much of the Upper Midwest. Here's a look at the high temperatures for Saturday: That will be the warmest day we'll see around here for... a while. It may be the last 50° day of 2020 (maybe not, time will tell). The average date for the last 50° day comes around December 10th around these parts. We can still get 50s into December, but they do start to be
We are on the cusp of December, personally my favorite month of the year for a number of reasons. One of the biggest is snow and Christmas, to me they go hand and hand. At least growing up in the 60s and early 70s it seemed that more were white than not. That certainly hasn't been the case for me or much of my area recently. These are the temperature departures for December the past 9 years. I knew it was bad but this even surprised me! Not a single part of the continental U.
As expected the weather around the central Midwest improved significantly just in time for Thanksgiving. Most areas south of HWY 20 enjoyed some sunshine and highs areawide were seasonal, generally in the mid 40s. All things considered, Turkey Day 2020 was a keeper, especially compared to some of the cold and snow we've dealt with around Thanksgiving in years past. Speaking of that, one of the worst storms surrounding Thanksgiving pounded the "southeast half" of my area the w
HAPPY THANKSGIVING EVERYBODY! If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? PILGRIMS! Well, it's Thanksgiving once again and I'm happy to report the weather will be improving significantly as the day unfolds and our big wet storm system trudges off to the northeast. It has proven to be a soaker for essentially all of my area with 1-2" rain totals over the past 48 hours (including 1-3" of snow at the beginning of the event). These are the Doppler precipitation