Hurricane Tomas - in early November? Unusual, but hardly unprecedented, hurricanes tend to be most likely during the late summer and early fall months, when water temperatures peak. Tomas is packing 90 mph sustained winds - now moving away from St. Vincent and St. Lucia. What is almost miraculous: 12 hurricanes and NOT ONE DIRECT HIT on the USA. We got really lucky this year. Map courtesy of NHC and Ham Weather.
Paul's Conservation MN Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota: