Severe Weather Risk on Sat 8/22


Thanks for checking in.  There’s been a lot of chatter about the Severe Weather Risk for Tomorrow (Saturday 8/22/15), and for good reason–it seems like it could be an active day.  The NAM & GFS seem to have a good handle on it, and soon, some of the short term high-res models will be coming into play. For the sake of highlighting the event, I am taking a look at the NAM below–and giving a brief and to the point overview.  Many other factors come into play, and other models/data etc, but for the sake of simplicity here, I am just showing one. Read more

August 2015

Hello all–

Are you enjoying the summer so far?  It sure is cooler than normal.  Each year we average about 15 days or so above 90F, and this year, I believe we have only had 2 officially at MSP!  Each year goes in waves.  As we have a pretty strong El Nino going on now–this may end up taking us into a milder winter.  Anyways–enough talk about winter.  Our Severe Weather load has been noticeably lighter as well–and I am sure many of you are ok with that! Read more