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Next Week’s Forecast Offers a True Taste of Spring-like Temperatures

For folks that are already over this winter, a reprieve appears to be on the way!

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Gusty Northwest Winds Open Up What Was a Mostly-Covered Lake Superior [PHOTO]

Many news outlets reported over the weekend and through the day Monday about how Lake Superior was approaching almost full ice coverage for a second year in a row. Things certainly have changed a lot in a day.

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Why Aren’t Schools Closed Today? What Criteria Is Used To Determine When To Call Off School On Account Of The Weather

When the weather forecast takes a turn for the worst in the winter, parents of school-age children know what question follows:  "Will we have school tomorrow"?  Sometimes the answer to that question is an easy "no" but often there are other factors at work that make it a difficult one to determine for school administrators.

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If It Is Illegal To Leave Your Vehicle Running Unattended, Are Remote Car Starters Illegal in Duluth?

In a conversation that was started this morning with a story about warming up vehicles before driving them in this excessively cold weather, we pointed out that the City of Duluth has an ordinance on the books that says it is illegal to have an unattended vehicle running. This, of course, had a lot of you curious if that included the usage of remote car starters. We contacted the Duluth Police, and here's what we found out.

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Stop Letting Your Car Idle to Warm Up! All You’re Doing is Wasting Fuel

It's been deeply engrained in our minds to let your vehicle warm up before driving it during subzero weather like we're currently experiencing. While that was once good advice, truth is you don't need to anymore.

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What Are Sundogs? How Do Sundogs Differ From Rainbows?

While a rainbow is perhaps a familiar term to most people, sundogs - their closely-related weather partners - are not. So what exactly are sundogs?

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What Is Hoarfrost? Learn About Mother Nature’s Flocking Method

One thing we know about winter by living in the Northland:  Even though Mother Nature gives us an excess amount of cold temperatures and extra-large snow piles, we also get to enjoy the beauty that this season offers.  One of the phenomenons that is common in this part of the country is hoarfrost.  But, what exactly is hoarfrost?

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Winter Storm Warning Issued as First Significant Snowfall of the 2014-2015 Winter Season Takes Aim at Twin Ports

Winter-like temperatures have made their way into the Northland, and following those temperatures is the first significant snowfall of the 2014-2015 winter season.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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The Polar Vortex Is Coming Back This Winter, But It Might Not Be As Cold As Last Year

The folks at AccuWeather are running computer models to try to predict what the 2014-2015 winter season will bring, and Polar Vortex is a word that has popped back up as a very real possibility.

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Solar Storms May Affect GPS And Cell Phone Transmissions This Weekend

Planet Earth is in for a couple of rounds of solar storms over the next few days that could leave your GPS and your cell phone acting up.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Updated Race Weather Forecast for 2014 Grandma’s Marathon Weekend

Grandma's Marathon weekend is upon us, and both runners and spectators from around the world are prepared to descend on the Twin Ports for one of the area's biggest annual events. What can runners and fans expect the weather to do for race weekend? Here's the latest forecast.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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What Are The Average Weather Conditions For Grandma’s Marathon? Full Weather History Breakdown

People that live in the Twin Ports region know that weather can vary greatly, no matter the season. We can thank geography, topography, and Lake Superior for the huge differences in weather that often occur from day to day. In this area full of unpredictable weather, what are the average conditions for Grandma's Marathon?

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