Surprising Weather Proverbs With The Most Scientific Validity
Are commonly-used weather phrases scientifically accurate? Here are some of the most accurate sayings you've likely heard.
A Green Comet Is Returning For First Time in 50,000 Years – When Can You See It?
A comet last seen by the earth in the time of the Neanderthals is returning. Here's when you can see it for yourself.
No, Your Vehicle Does NOT Feel the Wind Chill
Another winter with more inevitable questions about wind chill. Many normal, sane, almost-bright friends of mine are still convinced that their cars and trucks "feel" the wind chill. I hate to burst their bubble, but that simply isn't the case...
Armchair Meteorologist Alert! Here are Some of the Best Links for Weather Watchers
Do you keep tabs on the weather? Not just the forecast, but current conditions, snow reports and weather model predictions? The Northland has some of the most extreme weather on the planet - only Siberia has more extremes in temperature and moisture than the Upper Midwest of the United States...
Fear of Icy Injuries? How To Lower Your Risk During a Northland Winter
Here are some tips on how to protect yourself from a winter injury this season.
Perpetually Sad? Lack of Sunlight May Be To Blame – But It’s Treatable
This is the time of year I have an uncontrollable urge to hibernate. To sleep in more and take more naps. The long nights probably have something to do with that. You may not have as much energy in January as you did back in July, and experts say that's normal...
Holy Snowballs! This Country Has 421 Different Names for Snow
So many ways to refer to the frozen white stuff!
Minnesota’s Most Bizarre Laws: Folklore, Fiction and Fact
My goal is to break as few laws as possible. I don't look good in stripes. The challenge is staying up to speed on Minnesota's laws, regulations and restrictions. Ignorance isn't an excuse. Laws change over time, and it's difficult to weed through a myriad of obcure laws on the books to see what is current, and what "unusual" laws have lapsed...
Maps Suddenly Look Like El Nino – What That Could Mean for The Northland’s Winter?
La Nina's brother, El Nino, is starting to make an appearance. How will that impact weather in the Northland?