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Rain Chances, Mars News

May 26, 2010 0 Comments
Rain Chances, Mars News

It is getting to the point where the snowmelt contest requires a┬ádaily trip to Rib Mountain in order to observe the day when it finally melts. I was up there yesterday of course and got some new video. The main pile of snow was about half the size it was on Monday. I suspect we […]

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Drought and Space News

May 14, 2010 0 Comments
Drought and Space News

Time for a look at this week’s US Drought Monitor. Overall, there was not much change in the country or individual states, including Wisconsin. The dry areas remained relatively dry while the wet areas got wetter – including Wisconsin. That is the strange part about watching the recent weather pattern – the heavier rain keeps […]

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Space Travel

March 4, 2010 0 Comments
Space Travel

It is Thursday so time for a US Drought Monitor update. As you could have guessed, no change in the drought conditions here in Wisconsin. We are still experiencing drought in the northern third of the state and this is unlikely to disappear anytime soon. The weather has been drier than normal since the beginning […]

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Year-End Recap Part 2

December 29, 2009 2 Comments
Year-End Recap Part 2

First a look at the forecast. It still looks cold for the last day of the year and the first few days of 2010. This is a little unusual for an El Nino winter but still not terribly cold for Wisconsin. Low temps could go a few degrees below zero on Saturday and Sunday morning. […]

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