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Look for some much needed rain Thursday and Sunday

By Mark Anthony Meteorologist After all the heat from last week we finally got some rain on Friday, and a break from the oppressive heat and humidity. Much of the region picked up some rain. The heaviest rain on Friday fell in northwestern Minnesota where an inch or more was reported around the Barnesville, Glyndon,…

Chance of scattered showers and storms with temps in the 80s

Mark Anthony Meteorologist It has been very hot across the region the past several days for this time of the year. We have seen record heat all across the Upper Midwest. High temperatures both Saturday and Sunday were extremely warm. On Sunday, temperatures hit the 90s throughout most of the region. Madison was the warm…

Grab your sunscreen: Mother Nature returns with 80s and 90s

Mark Anthony Meteorologist All in all, we had a pretty nice Memorial Day weekend for both Memorial Day observances and for the unofficial kick-off of summer this past weekend. As we all know, this time of the year can bring an active weather pattern for late May and early June as the atmosphere continues to…

Lower 70s and possible rain for Memorial Day weekend

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We finally saw some warmer temperatures settle in over the weekend and earlier this week. Highs on Monday and Tuesday were generally in the low- to mid-80s. However, a few spots even hit the lower 90s in parts of western and southwestern Minnesota. We did see some scattered thunderstorms on Monday with…

Minnesota Starwatch for June 2021

By Deane Morrison, U of M June has three big events in store for us: the summer solstice, the last of 2021’s three supermoons, and a partial eclipse of the sun. First up is the solar eclipse, which will be in progress at sunrise on the 10th. Here are the times when the eclipse will…

Temps above average with chances of showers

The weather was very pleasant for most locations for the fishing opener here in Minnesota. We had some spotty showers on -Saturday in parts of southeastern Minnesota, otherwise the rest of the state was quiet. Temperatures were generally in the 70s on -Saturday with lots of sunshine and fairly light winds. By Sunday, temperatures climbed…

Expect temps in the upper 50s with some chances of rain

Mark Anthony Meteorologist It was a hot Saturday across the state with Red Flag warnings issued for much of the state. Most of the region had highs in the 70s and 80s on Saturday. However, portions of southern and western Minnesota hit the lower 90s. Fairmont hit a hot 93 degrees at 5 p.m. on…

Looking forward to 60s and 70s and no snow

Could the snow that we received on Sunday be the last snow this season? Much of the region saw some snow on Sunday. Anywhere from a trace on up to a dusting of snow were common across the area. Temperatures were chilly for this time of the year as highs were only in the 30s…

April hanging on to 50s for highs and 30s for lows

We have been very fortunate the last few weeks as we have had great weather for our weekends. This past weekend was no exception. We had lots of sunshine on Saturday with highs in the 50s very common. The wind was also quite light making for a beautiful day. On Sunday, much of central and…

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