2014 & December Recap

January 2, 2015 0 Comments
2014 & December Recap

Previously this week, we counted down the top ten weather events of the year, including the top three on Wednesday (which you can find here). Now it is time to recap the year in numbers. But before we do that we have to look back at the last month of the year. December was an […]

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2014 Weather, 3 through 1

December 31, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Weather, 3 through 1

We have finally made it to the top three weather events of 2014 and you guessed it – more snow and cold. Sorry, but there was just not that much else going on. Not much severe weather, a little flooding here and there, no heat waves. Check here for the honorable mentions, here for numbers […]

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2014 Weather, 6 through 4

December 30, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Weather, 6 through 4

Now it is time to move on to number 6 through 4. I apologize if you don’t want to think too much about cold and snow, but those were the big highlights of 2014 (and are once again back to round out the year). Check here for the honorable mentions and here for numbers 10 […]

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2014 Weather, 10 through 7

December 29, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Weather, 10 through 7

Check the very interesting honorable mentions for 2014 here. Now we get into the heart of the list – the top ten. I will count down these from today through Wednesday, so make sure to check back each day. If you have any comments about what stuck out in your mind about the weather in […]

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Major Rise In Great Lakes Water Level

December 28, 2014 0 Comments
Major Rise In Great Lakes Water Level

  The period from January 2013 through November 2014 featured the fastest 2-year water level rise in the recorded history of Lake Superior and Lake Michigan and Huron.    Lake Superior rose 2.3 feet over the period and Lake Michigan-Huron rose 3.2 feet.  In fact in September of this year, all five Great Lakes had water […]

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2014 Weather, Honorable Mention

December 26, 2014 0 Comments
2014 Weather, Honorable Mention

Now that we have reached the end of 2014, it is time to review what happened in the weather around Northcentral Wisconsin. In contrast to previous years, there were not to many individual defining events. 2011 was the year of the tornado. 2012 was the year of heat. This year was defined more by how […]

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January Outlook

December 21, 2014 0 Comments
January Outlook

  Well after the rather mild past couple of weeks many of you are wondering if this trend might linger into January.  Will the relative lack of snow continue as well in Wisconsin?  The Climate Prediction Center is projecting an equal chance of warmer than normal, cooler than normal, and normal temperatures for Wisconsin.  They […]

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Tornadoes, Tornadoes Everywhere

December 19, 2014 0 Comments
Tornadoes, Tornadoes Everywhere

For new readers of the weather blog, allow me to relay some ancient history once again. A few years back, I started a list. It was a list of bad things that were going to happen because of anthropogenic global warming (AGW). I decided to start keeping track because I had heard so many things […]

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Ice, More or Less

December 17, 2014 0 Comments
Ice, More or Less

Ice. It was floating around Lake Superior as late as June 6th this year and it made a triumphant return to the Great Lakes and most of the rivers and lakes around Northcentral Wisconsin in November. It was the earliest I can remember ice developing around the region since, well, since a long time ago, […]

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A Near Miss for Significant Snow

December 14, 2014 0 Comments
A Near Miss for Significant Snow

  A moist storm system is tracking into Wisconsin Monday from the south.  In mid-December this is usually a good recipe for substantial snowfall in our area.  However this system has a lot of warm air piled up north and east of it with temperatures running 20 degrees above normal,  so it will be largely […]

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