Record cold and snow to hit Great Plains

From the National Weather Service: “An early-season winter storm is expected to develop across eastern North Dakota into northern Minnesota beginning Wednesday night, as colder air filters into the region. Rain developing during the day on Wednesday will mix with or change to snow by Thursday morning, with the possibility for six inches or more…

Picket protest planned for Mann

Elmer at Minnesotans for Global Warming writes in with this, so I’m passing it on: Michael Mann the self proclaimed creator of the “Hockey Stick Chart” will be speaking at the Minneapolis Convention Center tomorrow afternoon. He will be discussing Climate Scientists in the Public Area: Who’s Got Our Backs?. In honor of this historic…

New record cold temperatures in Minnesota

From NWS Duluth, MN, an old record beaten by five degrees: RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN 518 PM CST FRI JAN 21 2011 …RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE SET AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN… A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -46 DEGREES WAS SET AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF -41…

Extreme cold warnings, Minnesota record lows below -40F

Brutal cold has invaded the upper-Midwest.  A record low at International Falls is not an easy thing to break.  No problem today (01/21/11), as temps have fallen into the minus 40s F (or C, if you prefer).  The cold air pushes eastward and reinforces during the next several days over New England.  This is due…