Blessings abound, even with the weather

By Mark Anthony, Meteorologist Light snow and light rain fell across the region Saturday night into Sunday morning. Most areas picked up a dusting on up to an inch of snow. This system moved out quickly and pushed off to the east. Highs were generally in the lower 30s on Sunday. Another system arrived Monday…

Thanksgiving

By Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1850-1919 We walk on starry fields of white    And do not see the daisies; For blessings common in our sight    We rarely offer praises. 

A thank-ful Thanksgiving

By Jean Doran Matua, Editor Thanksgiving this year will be different for us all, no matter what our plans were – or are. That is an immutable fact. The world is different this year. And we are different this year. So this year, we each have a choice: We can grumble and gripe about what…

30s and 40s with no major storms on the horizon

Mark Anthony Meteorologist Over the weekend we had some typical temperatures for this time of the year. High temperatures over the weekend were in the 20s and 30s. Sunday was the cooler day as highs were only in the mid- to upper-20s. We did see some scattered light snow on Sunday. The wind also was…

It’s all how you look at it

Jean Matua “From the Heart” There is no question that Thanksgiving and Christmas (and the period from now until after New Year that we collectively refer to as “the Holidays”) will be very different this year from any other year. For nearly 3,000 families in Minnesota (as of Monday this week), a loved one cannot…

A weak system could bring a rain/snow mix Saturday

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We had one more mild day on Sunday. Temperatures climbed into the 60s and 70s all across the state. Temperatures were at record or near record high temperatures for most of Minnesota. This was after record or near record high temperatures were reported on Friday and Saturday as well. On Friday, we…

A brief tease with warmer temps before cooler air returns

Mark Anthony Meteorologist It was a windy one for all the trick-or-treaters on Saturday. We did see some gusts to around 50 mph at times. Many of the leaves that were left on the trees throughout the region are now long gone from most of the trees. Temperatures were near normal with highs in the…

Weekend temps below average but gain momentum Monday

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We saw some additional snow on Saturday into Sunday across the state as our active weather pattern continued. Most of central, west central, and the northern area saw some light snow over the weekend as a dusting to an inch or snow fell. However, southern Minnesota had the most snow. Snowfall amounts…

Potential for snow likely as another system pushes through

Mark Anthony Meteorologist The first snowstorm of the season hit the state of Minnesota over the weekend. The heaviest snow fell across northeastern Minnesota where one to four inches of snow fell on Saturday. Some flurries were also spotted across central and west central Minnesota on Friday and again over the weekend as well. Temperatures…

Cooler temps move in with a chance of rain and possibly snow

Mark Anthony Meteorologist After some near record high temperatures on Friday and another warm day for this time of the year on Sunday, we knew the mild temperatures would come to an end. On Sunday, a cold front pushed across the state and this brought with it some severe weather. A severe thunderstorm watch was…

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