-- TOP NEWS STORIES OF THE WEEK -- "July equalled, and maybe surpassed, the hottest month in recorded history" Well, here's a startling report from the
High temps across the state on Sunday will still be running a little bit above average for early August. Readings will warm into the 80s across much of the state, which will be nearly +5F above average. There will also be a chance of showers and storms across the region, especially later in the day.
_______________________________________________________________________ Still Sticky on Sunday
Dewpoints on Sunday will still be a bit sticky with readings in the mid/upper 60s. Keep in mind that when dewpoints climb into the 70s it feels very tropical, so we won't be too bad, but the humidity will certainly be noticeable. With dewpoints in the 60s and high temps in the 80s, peak heat index values will approach 90F across much of the state. Enjoy the warmth while you can... just think, our average first frost in
____________________________________________________________________________ Severe Threat Sunday & Monday
Weekend Weather Outlook
Here's the weather outlook from Sunday to PM Monday. Note that weather conditions look a little unsettled during the day Sunday with scattered showers and storms possible. The front responsible for the unsettled weather will sag south and kick off more thunderstorms across far southern
_____________________________________________________________________ Precipitation Potential Through AM Tuesday
___________________________________________________________________ US Drought Monitor
According to the latest US Drought Monitor (updated on
___________________________________________________________________________ 2019 Yearly Precipitation So Far...
2019 has been a pretty wet year across much of the Upper Midwest. In fact, many locations are several inches above average precipitation, some even in the double digits above average, including
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Extended Temperature Outlook for
_________________________________________________________________________ Warmest August Temps at MSP on Record Here's a look at the highest temps ever recorded in
According to the
Look, this isn't a fatal heart attack. A rapidly changing climate is more of a chronic condition, like diabetes or epilepsy. Already, weather-related "seizures" are taking place with much greater frequency and intensity. Disruption, dislocation and mass migration is increasing. That's why so many are concerned.
Hot sunshine lures the mercury well into the 80s today, before a (slightly) cooler front arrives with T-storms Monday.
This week won't be as dry as last week was. Models show a few T-storms Wednesday, Friday and late Sunday; highs in the 80s.
I am vaguely optimistic about inevitable climate action. We'll figure this out, because in the end we won't have any choice. _____________________________________________
SUNDAY: Sunny. Lake-worthy. Winds: SW 5-10. High: 87.
SUNDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Chance of storms late. Winds: SW 5. Low: 70.
MONDAY: Unsettled. Few t-storms nearby. Winds: W 5-10. High: 83.
TUESDAY: Sunnier and drier. Winds: NW 10-15. Wake-up: 65. High: 85.
WEDNESDAY: A irritable sky. Few t-showers. Winds: W 8-13. Wake-up: 67. High: 84.
THURSDAY: Plenty of sunshine. Quite pleasant. Winds: W 5-10. Wake-up: 65. High: 83.
FRIDAY: Another round of showers, t-storms. Winds: NW 8-13. Wake-up: 68. High: 82.
SATURDAY: Sunnier, drier, and less humid. Winds: NE 5-10. Wake-up: 63 High: 81. ______________________________________________________
This Day in Weather History
1898: Storms dump 4 and a half inches of rain on
Record Rainfall: 2.65" set in 1941 Record Snowfall: NONE _________________________________________________________
Sunrise/Sunset Times for
Sunrise: 6:02am Sunset:
Hours of Daylight: ~14 hours & 34 minutes
Daylight LOST since yesterday: ~ 2 minutes & 28 seconds Daylight LOST since summer solstice (
Moon Phase for
___________________________________ What's in the Night Sky?
See more from Earth Sky HERE:
___________________________________________________________________________ Average Tornadoes By State in August According to
Here's a look at how many tornadoes there have been across the country so far this year. The preliminary count through
"Scores of swimmers at theme park near North Korean border were injured by a sudden tidal wave that operators say was caused by damaged electronic equipment Some of the 44 people injured suffered fractured ribs after problem with wave-generating machinery caused accident. Forty-four tourists have been injured by a bigger-than-expected wave at a “tsunami pool” in northeast
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