Last night was the first time in recent memory I've heard tornado sirens from a real tornado threat since moving home to Minneapolis in 2011. With a strong bow echo/MCS (mesoscale convective system) we saw straight-line winds strong enough to…

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It's only Saturday and this weekend looks balmy (ok, Sunday looks warm-ish, near 40°, but we're already starting to think about an incoming snowstorm for Monday-Tuesday in the Twin Cities and across much of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Here's the timing:…

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We've nearly made it out of our first major cold snap in the Twin Cities and have some 20s or even upper 20s/low 30s on the way for Monday and Tuesday. That jump in temperatures is your first clue that…

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Hopefully you've enjoyed our one "warm" day this week, as today we climbed into the lower to middle 20s, tomorrow we look for a "warm-up" day as we dip to a high near 15 degrees, and then Saturday we ring…

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I've avoided sharing a forecast so far on this storm because it seems like every computer model run has been wildly different. Just a few days ago the American GFS was showing 7-9" of snow while the European ECMWF was…

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We're talking about two storm systems set to impact Minnesota (especially northern Minnesota) and the Twin Cities. The first will have a strong impact on northern Minnesota, with a Winter Storm Watch in effect for late Saturday night through Sunday…

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First off, hello! It's been nearly a year but now that interesting weather is back in the picture, so am I. Let's jump right into it. We saw a massive storm system blast through on Thursday to Friday, leaving is…

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After seemingly months of winter without snow in the Twin Cities and much of Minnesota we've now found ourselves right in the crosshairs of two storms in a week, and another is on the way. Last Wednesday's storm ended up…

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We've been lucky for about the past month in the Twin Cities -- after about 8" of snow on October 20, we shed it all with a warm-up. After another 8" of snow in early November, we've shed that snow…

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When we last met on Saturday's forecast, I mentioned the possibility of a snow and rain mix for Monday night to Tuesday in the Twin Cities/Minneapolis/St. Paul. Unfortunately, that balanced seems to have shifted more toward snow, and I'm here…

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