Archive for January, 2011

Arb Sightings 1/28/11

Thirty-three degrees Fahrenheit feels almost like t-shirt weather to us in southern Minnesota today. It’s all relative, of course, but after last week’s deep freeze our bodies have become so accustomed to the outdoor cold that temperatures above freezing, even if only by a few degrees, really do feel “warm.” That’s why we actually do […]

Arb Sightings 1/21/11

Somehow we made it through the past seven days without experiencing any significant snowfall here in south-central Minnesota. Sure we saw a dusting here and there earlier in the week, but certainly nothing more than an inch of total accumulation. That’s the good news; the bad news is that temperatures have absolutely plummeted as the […]

Arb Sightings 1/14/11

Mother Nature is playing the proverbial broken record for us in southern Minnesota: another week, another snowstorm. This one occurred early in the week on Monday and into Tuesday morning, dropping six inches of snow in St. Peter. A light dusting occurred here yesterday morning as another snowstorm went mostly north of our area (but […]

Arb Sightings 1/6/11

A few snowstorms, some bitter cold, a warm-up with rain, and more snow–that pretty much describes what happened over the past couple of weeks here in southern Minnesota. The warm-up lasted a couple days, and as temperatures approached 40 degrees Fahrenheit a decent amount of snow did melt (and hopefully found its way into the […]