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Astronomy Update

Look for a thin crescent moon through next week.  That week's update will come out early on Tuesday to coincide with the fall equinox.

Saturday Weather Trivia 09/12/2020

When was the earliest measurable snowfall in Minnesota? Also, have you wondered why the leaves change color in the fall? Both of those questions are answered in this week's Weather Trivia.

Astronomy Update

Temperatures will rise through the weekend, but new clouds will make stargazing a little tough this week.  The moon is on its way out so at least we have less light pollution.

Astronomy Update

Nights are dipping into the 40s this week, but the moon should be very easy to spot.  Look for planets a few hours after sunset for the warmest conditions.

Tour the Statues of Lakes Country

Looking for something to do out of the house that does not violate the stay at home rules? You are allowed to take a drive and we've put together a loop through lakes country of Minnesota to take in some…

Snowfall Reports from April 2, 2020

LOCATION                                   AMOUNT   10 E KARLSTAD                        16 IN 5 W NEWFOLDEN     …

Winter Comparison to Past Flood Years

As we near the end of January much of the region has a substantial snow pack. In Fargo the snow depth is at 16 inches which is much more than the 7 inches we had last year at this time.…

JANUARY FLOOD OUTLOOK

...RED RIVER BASIN OUTLOOK FOR RIVER FLOOD POTENTIAL... FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE This outlook covers the Red River of the North and its Minnesota and North Dakota tributaries. ...HIGH RISK OF MAJOR FLOODING THIS SPRING ALONG THE MAINSTEM RED…

Snow Reports from Jan 17-18th 2020

Snow Reports from the National Weather Service LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE   1 ENE CROOKSTON              9.5 IN    0630 AM 01/19 SABIN MN                               7.2 IN    0835 AM 01/18…

Snowfall Report for Jan 15th, 2020

...SNOWFALL REPORTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE   LOCATION                     AMOUNT    TIME/DATE ELLENDALE                    5.0 IN    1200 PM 01/15 PARK RAPIDS                  4.5 IN    0350 PM 01/15 NEW YORK MILLS         4.0 IN    0350 PM 01/15 EDGELEY         …

Astronomy Update - Week of 1/8/20

Snow and clouds make stargazing difficult tonight, and even after it clears there isn't much to see.  Get this week's details right here.