Month: December 2015

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December 30, 2015 Weather Report – 669 fewer heating degree days this year compared to last year at Duluth; Dec ’15 will be the 10th consecutive above average temperature month at Duluth

/Issued 4:22 PM CST, Thursday, December 30, 2015/Gusty west winds are possible in the Northland on Friday.  The map below shows forecasted wind speeds at 850mb valid for early Friday afternoon per 18z NAM.  Source, weather.cod.edu Tonight’s low temperature forecast.  Source, National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota. Thursday’s high temperature forecast.  Source, National Weather Service Duluth, […]

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December 29, 2015 Weather Report – This month still on track to be the warmest on record at International Falls and 2nd warmest at Duluth

/Issued 4:19 PM CST, Tuesday, December 29, 2015/ It’s been an active month for tornadoes in the U.S. 67 preliminary tornado reports so far this December (Red dots on map) Source, Storm Prediction Center. U.S. tornadoes daily count and running annual trend chart – Source, Storm Prediction Center. *1249 tornadoes so far this year.  The […]

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December 28, 2015 Weather Report – Stays windy tonight; Spits of snow thru Wednesday; Major snow event tonight well to our south/east

/Issued 4:49 PM CST, Monday, December 28, 2015/500mb map from this morning per RAP model.  The big storm which has been over the Southern U.S. the past few days is lifting quickly toward the northeast now.  Additional energy/trough currently over the Northwest U.S. will slide east into the Upper Midwest into midweek and that trough […]

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December 28, 2015 – Updated snowfall map; Winter weather headlines in effect in parts of the Northland; Strong east/northeast wind (Gale warning for Western Lake Superior)

/Issued 1:13 PM CST, Monday, December 28, 2015/ Visible satellite image from early this afternoon.  Strong low pressure of 994mb over Southeast Missouri will move NE through Tuesday (Storm track is the black line on the map) Blue area represents where the greatest chance for greater than 6″ snow totals are likely to be thru Tuesday […]

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December 27, 2015 Weather Report – Chilly tonight; Potential for lake effect snow showers late tonight and Monday near Lake Superior; Update on Monday night-Tuesday snow chances; Gale warning issued for Western Lake Superior for Monday afternoon-Tuesday morning

/Issued 2:54 PM CST, Sunday, December 27, 2015/ Storm track forecast for tonight thru Tuesday. Updated snowfall accumulation map – This is for the Monday thru Tuesday morning time frame.  Nudged the 5-10″ totals slightly more to the south compared to the map I made this morning, also dropped Duluth’s totals from 3-5″ to 1-3″ […]

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