Monthly Archives: February 2017
End of February

With tomorrow being the last day of February, it appear the month will end up in the top 10 warmest…

Changing Times

The storm system that has been impacting parts of South Dakota and southern Minnesota yesterday and lingering through today is…

Exposed Heat

Genuinely “spring-like” days usually do not happen until the snow is mostly melted off the fields because that is when…

Quiet Februaries

February tends to be the least active of the three principal months of winter.  Most Februaries, North Dakota and Minnesota…

Autumn vs. Spring

We are now 54 days passed the Winter Solstice and the days are getting noticeably longer and the Sun is…

Snowy to Dry

The mild weather will continue through this week and although there may be just a touch of rain in a…

Pothole Season

We are nearly two months past winter solstice and the Sun has once again reached a sufficient angle to warm…

Tree Rings

As we know, snow is not a good absorber of visible light as a high percentage of the sunlight that…

Already Wet

Winter for climatological statistics is always considered to be December, January and February.  Average precipitation during that stretch varies from…

Clipper Day

The snow in the area today is associated with an Alberta Clipper that will not only bring moisture, but also…

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