Archive for January, 2021

Turning The Corner

January 15, 2021

January has been REALLY kind to us, that is thus far. Officially, only 0.2″ of snow has fallen. Add to that sunshine and highs in the 40s°F on Wednesday and Thursday and the only remaining wintry artifacts are a couple of tiny patches of snow where it initially piled up from our new snow blower. […]

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One More Day Of Grace

January 13, 2021

Highs on Thursday will mimic those of Wednesday (42-46°F) before a system moves in on Friday that will change our pattern from a quiet and mild one to a colder and snoiwier one. Note the changeover from rain showers to snow showers late Friday: Here is a 10-day animation of total snowfall projected. Note how […]

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Stunning Sunday Clouds

January 11, 2021

If you looked up anytime today, you may have noticed the very textured clouds. Thjy are known as “altocumulus” clouds and were forming between 20,000 and 30,000 feet high. There was just enough moisture aloft to allow these clouds as well as the formation of commercial jet aircraft condensation trails, better known as “contrails.” Note […]

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Duking It Out

January 8, 2021

The skies cleared out for a little while during the overnight period. Sally and I both saw the bright winter constellations out our windows in the wee hours of Friday. Sadly, when we woke, the clouds moved back in. However, watch the visible satellite sequence below. Not how much dry air and sunshine there is […]

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Pattern Shift Coming

January 7, 2021

Our weather pattern will take a distinct turn from near normal to much colder and snowier again for a period that could last several weeks at the very least. You can easily see that pattern shift start to occur next weekend: Since the snowfall season began, Hopkins Airport has seen 24.3″ of total snowfall. As […]

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A Colder End To January

January 5, 2021

Our current weather pattern may be quiet (albeit with a LOT of cloud cover) along with temperatures that are near normal, don’t think that we are out of the “wintry woods” just yet. The latest lobng-range model projections ALL point to a cold and actively snowy end to January. Note the broad cold pool that […]

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2021 Has A Nice Ring To It

January 2, 2021

Happy New Year! I’m confident that 2021 will be an amazing year with many supernatural “God surprises” as the year unfolds! Our year started with rain and freezing rain, but the drier air (yellow) has effectively turned the atmospheric spigot off for now.

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2021 In Iceland

January 1, 2021

This is how Icelander’s celebrate the start of the New Year. Fireworks are totally legal to set off (there isn’t much that can catch fire up there with lava rock, stone, and steel buildings… and very few trees anywhere). This video is from my friend, Pastor Gunnar Gunnarsson, near Reykjavik.

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