Category: Weather

Minnesota Cold Weather

Minnesota Cold Weather

Minnesota Cold Weather ST. CLOUD, Minn, Summer is long gone, and in its place comes Jack Frost’s cold winter bite sooner than we’d like. Many people have become complacent with the ever dropping temperatures in Minnesota, but these freezing temps can present a whole variety of dangers. Serious Dangers Include: Frostbite hypothermia Higher risk of sinus infections Carbon monoxide poisoning […]

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New Record Rainfall In St. Cloud

The city of St. Cloud experienced new record highs for rain fall on Monday and Tuesday. Monday’s rainfall saw 1.55 inches which surpassed the record for October 2nd of 1.13 inches set in 1982. Tuesday’s rainfall total was 1.36, that also surpassed the old record for October 3rd of 1.25 inches set in 1990. The weather service reported St. Cloud’s […]

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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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