Tag: Snow

January Outlook

December 23, 2018 0 Comments
January Outlook

  It appears December is going to go down in the climate books as quite a bit warmer than normal across our region. However January may take a different twist. Temperature Outlook The Climate Prediction Center’s 30-day outlook is calling for equal chances of above, below, or normal temperatures in Wisconsin (basically near normal).  Meanwhile […]

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A fairly seasonal January is in the books.

February 1, 2018 0 Comments
A fairly seasonal January is in the books.

What started off as a bitterly cold month ended up relatively mild, with a few “January thaws”. Once we got through the first six days of the month, where temperatures didn’t climb out of the single digits and low teens, highs were generally in the 20s and 30s with 11 days above freezing.  Although temperatures […]

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New weather stations hope to improve lake-effect snow forecasting

November 22, 2017 1 Comment
New weather stations hope to improve lake-effect snow forecasting

Just like most weather events, forecasting lake-effect snow isn’t a perfect science. Growing up in Kenosha, there were many times where we were expecting 2-4″ of lake-effect snow and wound up with 10″+. Folks up north in the Lake Superior snowbelt have probably experienced this multiple times as well. Lake-effect snow forecasts have continued to […]

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Spring Recap and A Look Ahead to Summer

June 8, 2017 1 Comment
Spring Recap and A Look Ahead to Summer

We’re 8 days into the month of June, which means we are officially in Meteorological (Climatological) Summer! While the first eight days of the month have been on the warmer side, that wasn’t the case during the Spring. Meteorological Spring runs from March 1st through May 31st, and we started out the season on the […]

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Wet and Warm Winter Comes to an End

March 1, 2017 1 Comment
Wet and Warm Winter Comes to an End

It’s March 1st, which means today is officially the first day of Meteorological Spring, and it is coming in like a lion with this moderate snow. Some of you may be happy about this, giving the lack of snow throughout February, but we did see our fair share of snow this winter. Our forecast from […]

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Record Warmth Coming to an End as Winter Makes Its Return

February 20, 2017 0 Comments
Record Warmth Coming to an End as Winter Makes Its Return

We all knew this warm stretch of weather was too good to be true. Many of us caught Spring Fever over the weekend as temperatures soared into the 50s to low 60s, setting record highs in Wausau on both Friday and Sunday, of 53° and 57° respectively. Many locations around Wisconsin also set record highs on […]

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January 2017 Recap

February 3, 2017 0 Comments
January 2017 Recap

January was a tale of two halves, with the first half being very cold and snowy, and the second half full of clouds and warmer temperatures. Within the first few days of the year an arctic cold front moved through, bringing us our first real cold snap of the winter season. From the 4th through […]

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March 2014 Review

April 1, 2014 0 Comments
March 2014 Review

Time to look back on another cold month. It seems we have been saying that quite a lot lately. March of 2014 will go down in the record books as one of the top ten coldest, but it will not go in the record books for snowfall. March of 2014 was closer to making the […]

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Major Northeast Storm

March 6, 2011 0 Comments
Major Northeast Storm

Here is an amazing statistic… Charlottesville, Virginia received more rain today, 2.73″,  than received from January 1st to March 5th, 2.58″!  They cut there rainfall deficit in almost half in just one day.  This is all thanks to one met I follow on twitter. And they were not the only ones. Check out this picture showing […]

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Heatwave to Hurricanes

February 16, 2011 1 Comment
Heatwave to Hurricanes

First I just want to point out how crazy warm it was in the Northwoods this afternoon.  Ironwood, Michigan in the UP rose to 61, Land O’Lakes which is notoriously known for being cold made it all the way to 59.  For the middle of February that is unbelievable! Those temps double what is normal.  […]

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