The good news: the upcoming weekend looks pretty decent. Now the slightly scary news: the weather maps are starting to look much more chaotic by mid-November.
Moisture from our next weather system is streaming north, just as sub-freezing air aloft is ready slide away to the north. The result could be a few minutes to hours of slushy snow flakes Tuesday morning.
Sunday may bring a sight not seen in Minnesota for months. It looks cold enough to produce the season's first snowflakes for parts of the state. The system's rain snow line appears to be set up right in the Twin Cities Sunday morning.
Sky watchers in the Upper Midwest will enjoy a rare celestial treat in the sky tonight.
Our next weather system is sliding into Minnesota with rain and cooler temps. The rain will be heaviest tonight into Tuesday morning. By the time it pulls out Tuesday evening, a good soaking rain of 1 to 2 inches plus will be another link in the chain that erases our late summer drought.
NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch until 8 pm for the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota. The watch does not include the Twin Cities metro area.
Minnesota rides the eastern side of the strongest storm to hit the Upper Midwest in months.
Heavy snow and blizzard conditions are raking the Black Hills in western South Dakota today. I-90 has been closed from the Wyoming state line into the Black Hills.
The opening act of our four-day fall storm has already brought lightning, thunder and downpours. The second act looks even more dramatic.
A potent storm in the Pacific Northwest is moving toward Minnesota bringing cooler air and much needed rainfall.
After three months of drought, it looks like Minnesota's weather pattern is ready to swing back to the other -- wetter -- extreme.
September's summer swan song is here. Today will feel more like July or August 30th than September 30th. This looks like the last 80 degree day for the foreseeable future so get out and enjoy our summer like breezes.
A midweek warm front is pushing north, and brings warmer air and a chance for a few showers. The heaviest rains will fall south of Minnesota, in Iowa and Missouri.
We can't afford to be too picky in the rain department these days. Our next shower chance rolls in this weekend. There could even be frost in some parts of the state on Monday.
Our next shower chance rolls in this weekend. But with a four inch rainfall deficit and severe drought expanding in the Twin Cities metro area since July 1, can we afford to complain?