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November Snow and Cold - Monday, November 17, 2014

After a very mild October over most of the nation, November has been much, much colder for many areas from the Rockies east to the Plains and Great Lakes. In addition, to the record breaking cold in many areas the snow fall has been very impressive (full story)


A November to Remember - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

As of the writing of this article a wave of Arctic air descended on the Rockies and Northern Plains. Along with the plunging temperatures, snow was falling in many areas from the Rockies east into the Plains.   This most recent Arctic wave (full story)


The Gales of November - Tuesday, November 04, 2014

There is a famous line in Gordon Lightfoot’s classic “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” about how bad things happen “when the gales of November come early”. Of course, that line refers to the stormy November weather (full story)


Winter Weather in the Great Lakes Northeast This Weekend - Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Beef producers in the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and New England should be prepared for a dose of winter beginning this Friday and lasting through the weekend.  This first real bona fide shot of Canadian air combined with a developing low pres (full story)


November Promises Colder Weather - Monday, October 20, 2014

So far the month October has been relatively mild for many areas of the United States. There has been one pocket of cooler temperatures across the Dakotas, Minnesota, Great Lakes, Iowa and other areas of the western Corn Belt. However, in those area (full story)


El Nino Update - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Early this summer there was talk of a strong El Nino developing in the sub tropical Pacific. El Nino takes place when above normal water temperatures develop in the subtropical Pacific between the west coast of South America and central and western (full story)


Busy Weather Coming - Monday, October 06, 2014

Over the course of the next two weeks there will be a lot happening with the weather across not only the United States but across the Northern Hemisphere as October will show why it is sometimes a month of big weather changes and the seasons (full story)


California Rains…Are They Ever Going to Come? - Monday, September 29, 2014

For some areas of Northern California over the past week, rain has been reported! As you can see from the graphic below highlighting precipitation over the past week, many areas of central and northern California actually have received some rainfall (full story)


Drought Relief in the Southwest and Southern Plains - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

For the past several weeks, rainfall was been widespread and heavy in many of the hardest hit drought areas of the Desert Southwest and Southern Plains. Thanks to a productive thunderstorm season in the Southern Plains, southern Rockies and Desert (full story)


More Wet in the Southwest - Monday, September 15, 2014

For the second time in many weeks another major hurricane will ride northward along the west coast of Mexico (Baja area).  Hurricane Odile will follow closely along the same path as Hurricane Norbert did during the first week of September. (full story)


Early Cold Shot - Monday, September 08, 2014

Having a big cold front roll into the United States during the month of September is not unusual. However, most September cold shots come during the third or fourth week of the month. This week, a very strong surge of cold air will move into (full story)


Wet in the Southwest Next Week - Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Water temperatures off the west coast of Mexico are very warm creating a ripe environment for the possibility of tropical storm and maybe hurricane development in the Baja region later this weekend and into early next week. Another reason to be conc (full story)

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