Archive for April, 2011

Arb Sightings 4/29/11

Today we’ve been blessed here in southern Minnesota with a sunny, warm, and dry Arbor Day. The rest of the week, however, has been characterized by cool temperatures and persistent rain after the last beautiful day on Easter Sunday. Some showers are expected tomorrow morning which should clear up by early afternoon, giving way to […]

Arb Sightings 4/20/11

Last year, the entire state of Minnesota saw no snowfall after the month of February. This morning, on April 20, close to an inch of snow accumulated briefly in St. Peter. The upper atmosphere has been downright cold this week (for this time of year), which is why we’ve been seeing the white stuff again […]

Arb Sightings 4/15/11

After two beautiful days of sun and highs in the 60’s and low 70’s on Monday and Tuesday, the weather in southern Minnesota has changed drastically as Old Man Winter attempts to give us one last stubborn, icy breath. Cold rain yesterday gave way to blustery winds last night and into today, and late tonight/early […]

Arb Sightings 4/7/11

Finally we’ve been blessed with a week of beautiful spring weather here in southern Minnesota. Aside from a very windy day on Monday (with gusts up to 40 mph!), we’ve been experiencing days of lighter winds and highs in the 50’s and even low 60’s with plenty of sun. This weekend the high temperatures are […]

Arb Sightings 4/1/11

Although today is April Fools Day, the joke is going to come a few days later in the form of potentially heavy rain and snow showers. The bulk of the system appears to be arriving on Sunday and continuing into Monday, and as low temperatures will be hovering around freezing it’s likely that we’ll see […]