Archive for October, 2010

The “Bomb” of 2010

October 27, 2010 0 Comments
The “Bomb” of 2010

Low pressure records were shattered over Minnesota and Wisconsin as a very strong cyclone moved through the Western Great Lakes.  Some new pressure records included 28.21″ at Bigfork, MN…28.35″ at Duluth, MN…28.23″ at International Falls, MN…and 28.39″ at Superior, WI.  Standard atmospheric pressure at sea level is 29.92″.  Here is a satellite photo of the […]

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What Kind Of Winter Will We Have?

October 21, 2010 0 Comments
What Kind Of Winter Will We Have?

Here is the official outlook from the Climate Prediction Center for the Winter of 2010-2011.  As you may notice, Iowa is supposed to have near normal temperature and precipitation. Here is a link to the CPC text… http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2010/20101021_winteroutlook.html   

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La Nina Autumn Weather Trends

October 14, 2010 0 Comments
La Nina Autumn Weather Trends

The weather pattern has changed from last year to this year.  During the fall and winter of 2009 there was a strong El Nino (warmer than normal ocean water) in the equatorial Pacific.  Now, in a rather sudden shift, a fairly strong La Nina (colder than normal ocean water) has developed.  What does this mean for […]

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