Seasonable temps near 50, some precipitation possible

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We had an absolutely gorgeous weekend. We had highs on Saturday in the upper 50s and lower 60s across much of the area. On Sunday, temperatures climbed into the upper 60s and lower 70s with lots of sunshine. It was a great opportunity to clean up the leaves in your yard that…

A sunny fall weekend with temps near 60

We are already approaching the mid-point of the month of October. Most areas have seen the normal amount of rainfall for the entire month at this point. On Saturday into Sunday much of the region saw some pretty good rainfall amounts. The bulk of the rain fell on Saturday night as a strong system moved…

Above-average 70s will fall like the leaves to seasonable 60s

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We have been very fortunate the past couple of weeks across the region with temperatures above average, and just enough rain to help make up for some of the deficiency that we experienced over the summer. Much of Minnesota received from one to three inches of rain late last week. The rain…

Lingering summer 80s falling to autumnal 60s with chances of rain

Summer weather has been holding on despite the calendar showing us that it is now fall. On Sunday, Canby and Madison both hit a very warm 91 degrees. Appleton and Marshall both hit 90 degrees. Many other locations from Benson, Montevideo, and Morris all topped out at 88 degrees. It was cooler in Alexandria, Elbow…

Comfortable temps in the upper 60s as fall enters in

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We had a hot day on Sunday. Alexandria, Brainerd, Little Falls, and Long Prairie hit 88 degrees at 3 p.m. on Sunday. However, Glenwood, Litchfield, Hutchinson, New Ulm, Minneapolis, and Montevideo all hit 90 degrees. Even northern Minnesota was hot as highs were generally in the low- to mid-80s on Sunday. All…

Possible showers and low 80s

By Mark Anthony, Meteorologist Most of the region had a beautiful weekend to get out and check out some of the “subtle” fall colors start to turn this year. I know the Minnesota DNR is suggesting that, because of the drought for much of this summer, the fall colors on the trees will be duller…

Temps in the mid 70s with chances of spotty showers

Mark Anthony Meteorologist We had a pretty decent weekend to close out summer for many of you. The Labor Day weekend is always thought of as the wind-down of summer as the kids head back to school, and we see the temperatures getting cooler and the daylight hours growing shorter. Highs over the long weekend…

Spotty showers possible with average temps in the 70s

After a drought-filled summer, we have started to make up for the lack of rain over the past several months. With the rain, however, came some very strong storms. Large hail, damaging winds, and flooding were all experienced. In Swift and Big Stone Counties, for example, 2.75 inch diameter hail was reported. Also, in Stearns…

Upper 70s with chances of showers and thunderstorms

Mark Anthony Meteorologist It has been great to see some showers move across the state of Minnesota for a change over the past several days. There still remains a severe to extreme drought across much of the state, but at last we are seeing a change in our weather pattern and a much more active…

Partly cloudy with chances of rain

Mark Anthony Meteorologist The United States Drought Monitor released its latest drought report late last week. It shows now that 7.37% of Minnesota is currently in an exceptional drought. In addition, more than a third of Minnesota is an extreme drought, and another third is in a severe drought. The state is in a critical…