Friday, December 28, 2018

Out With the Rain, In With the Cold

The last storm was not particularly pleasing to Twin Cities snow lovers but the rollercoaster pattern ahead offers at least one opportunity for snow.

The not-so-reliable Minnesota Forecaster blog host has been in New Mexico. This was the idyllic winter season on the Plaza in Santa Fe on Thursday night.



Winter onward!

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Winter. Is. Back.

After a few teases, winter seems to be taking a major step forward. What say you about prospects for a snowy winter? What are your predictions?

Minor accumulations expected of snow predicted by the National Weather Service.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Mid-April Blizzard: Historical or Hysterical?

OK, so clearly this storm, now officially a mid-April blizzard, is historical. But how mind-boggling is this? The baseball season is now two weeks old. And let's put to rest once and for all the ill-informed notion that big snowstorms never hit the Twin Cities.





The same storm affecting Minnesota looked like this as the low passed near New Mexico. Howling winds produced blowing and drifting -- just of dust, not snow.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Will April Start Acting Like April?

Most of the natives, except perhaps not winter/snow lovers, are ready for winter to bid adieu. Might we see a rollercoaster before the month is over?

This is a commentary that your trust blogger had published in the Star Tribune 16 years ago. Perhaps it may yet ring true for 2018.