Category: Weather

Minnesota Garden Care

Minnesota Garden Care

Spring is officially here, and Minnesotans are thinking about their gardens. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture urges safe use of pesticides and fertilizers by carefully following label directions. Whether you do it yourself or hire a professional, it is important to remember that it is unlawful to apply products without following label instructions. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture suggests those […]

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Winter Hazard Awareness Week Educates Families on Winter Preparedness

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – This week marks the beginning of Winter Hazard Awareness Week in which Minnesota weather safety officials are reminding everyone that winter is around the corner. The campaign is a major effort by state officials to make sure everyone is ready for the snow that will be coming with the holidays. Today is designated as “Winter Storms”, bringing […]

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Saint Cloud Schools Prepare for Winter Months

SAINT CLOUD, Minn – As the winter months come rolling around the corner, St. Cloud school districts begin planning for the snow that comes with the colder temperatures. The metro area schools will be continuing to rely on the expertise of the National Weather Service and St. Cloud State University meteorologists for weather forecasts. Professors at the college will be […]

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The United States Can Expect Dry South and Cooler North for Winter

The United States Can Expect Dry South and Cooler North for Winter

The United States Winter Outlook predicts that southern U.S to have a drier, warmer winter with northern U.S. being predicted to have a cooler and wetter winter. NOAA’s forecasters at Climate Prediction Center has issued the U.S. Winter Outlook on October 20, 2016, saying that La Nina is expected to affect this year’s winter conditions. La Nina is a ocean-atmosphere […]

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Minnesota Farmers Thank Dry Weather

ST. PAUL- This summer has been especially troublesome for Minnesota farmers. For most of the season they have been unable work on the field because of continuous heavy rain. For some instances, farmer’s crops have been destroyed. Thankfully it has been plenty dry during this week so the farmers have a chance to have a good harvest season. The United States […]

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Relief for Minnesota Counties to Rebuild

ST. CLOUD, Minn – A person driving around northern Minnesota last summer may have wondered what kind of bomb went off. Severe thunderstorm, high winds and flooding occurred between July 19 and July 21, which caused enormous damages. Forests that were once completely covered with trees looked barely looked like a forest, with broken trees everywhere. Trees were just the start […]

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Countries Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

The country of Haiti is undergoing severe weather conditions as Hurricane Matthew bears down on the Bahamas and Southeast U.S. The Category 4 hurricane is posing a real threat to citizens of Haiti, and may be delivering a possible environmental catastrophy to the small country. The hurricane storm packed over 140 mph winds, along with torrential rain and hail as […]

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Midwest Flooding

Earlier this morning, a train derailed in southwestern Wisconsin after the train tracks got washed out by rain near the Mississippi River. Officials say that the seven-car train was north of Prairie du Chien in Crawford County. One of the fuel tanks on the train’s locomotives ruptured and leaked around one thousand gallons of diesel fuel with some of the […]

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Volcano Erupts in Alaska

Volcano Erupts in Alaska

Ash hangs in the air in Alaska after a Volcano erupted on Sunday afternoon. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the Pavlof Volcano on the Aleutian Islands erupted around 4:00 on March 7th. It is located about 600 miles southwest of Anchorage. The eruption sent ash flying into the air about 20,00 feet and caused tremors to run along the […]

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Golf Courses Open Early in Central Minnesota

Golf Courses Open Early in Central Minnesota

While many families hit the road last weekend to travel south for spring break residents from Minnesota witnessed some sunshine as well. Saturday, St. Cloud broke another weather record reaching 68 degrees by late Saturday afternoon, one degree warmer than the 67-degree mark set in 1990. This made for the third record high and the fifth warm temperature the Granite City has […]

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