12/18/14: The Santa Bomb

High pressure is shifting to the east this morning and that movement will continue today.  That will bring a southerly…

12/17/14: Mostly Cold

A ridge of high pressure was extending from eastern Manitoba all the way into northern Missouri this morning.   That…

12/16/14: Back to the Cold

The past couple of weeks has been exceptionally mild (for December) across North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota.   Temperature anomalies…

12/15/14: Colder but Dry

There is a strong area of low pressure near Kansas City this morning projected to move to the east/northeast toward…

12/12/14: The Power of Gloom

Visible satellite imagery this morning is still shows plenty of low cloudiness in eastern North Dakota and Minnesota.  With such…

12/11/14: Inversion Problems

There continues to be a fairly tight pressure gradient in the area.  Today should be another day with a southerly…

12/10/14: The Inversion

High pressure continues to work to the east.  On the western side of the high a moderate pressure gradient has…

The “Ducking”. The Perils of being a Weather Observer

H.W. Grasse, was the Moorhead Weather Observer, working for the United States Weather Bureau for many years in the early…

12/9/14: Melting Snow

Current snow cover over the northern plains has a general 1 to 3 inch snow pack in locations with snow on…

12/8/14: November in December

The area of low pressure that moved across southern Canada yesterday and swept in some mild air has now moved…

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