2014 in Review

It is often customary at the end of a year to look back at the events of the previous 365 days .  In that tradition here is my list of the Top 5 weather events (or periods) of 2014. 1.  The Cold Winter. On the top of the list was the cold winter of 2013-2014.  Granted, the… Read more 2014 in Review

12/31/14: Wind

A strong pressure gradient has set up in the upper Midwest as the strong Arctic high pressure center has moved into Kansas and along the front range of the Rocky Mountains.   The strong westerly wind that developed on the north side of that high has brought in some milder air into the region. The… Read more 12/31/14: Wind

12/29/14: Ending Cold

Temperatures this morning were all below zero °F across the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN).  The warmest readings were in southwestern North Dakota where some cloud cover kept the temperatures from dropping too far with lows just a few degrees below zero.  The coldest readings were in northern North Dakota into northwestern Minnesota were… Read more 12/29/14: Ending Cold