Archive for January, 2013

Jeff’s trip to Dubuque

January 26, 2013 0 Comments
Jeff’s trip to Dubuque

Click here to see the Fulton students saying hello!Thanks to the friendly folks at Fulton Elementary School in Dubuque. I had the pleasure of visiting with the 2nd graders on Wednesday, January 23. We talked about the planets and the Sun. We learned about how the seasons change and how the weather changes during the […]

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Cold weather is forecast to continue in February

January 23, 2013 0 Comments
Cold weather is forecast to continue in February

Here are the latest monthly outlooks from the Climate Prediction Center. We’ve had some very cold weather lately…and the long-range forecast suggests that may continue for awhile.

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Another storm brewing?

January 20, 2013 0 Comments
Another storm brewing?

Way too soon to be sure…but the last several computer runs have been fairly consistent in depicting major cyclogenesis by Tuesday-Wednesday January 29-30. A lot of important factors need to fall into place…and some of those factors can’t be predicted this far in advance…but this is certainly something that we’ll need to watch closely as […]

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A quieter-than-normal 2012 tornado season

January 14, 2013 0 Comments
A quieter-than-normal 2012 tornado season

One aspect of last summer’s drought…a lot fewer severe storms! While the months of November and December are still preliminary at this point, it appears quite certain that the final tally will come in at around 900 tornadoes for the year. Here are the numbers from 1950-2012… You might notice a trend toward what looks […]

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