TODAY: Flurries, heavy snow stays south/west. Winds: E 7. High: 26
Extended Weather "Trend":
THURSDAY: Mix of light rain and snow develops. High: near 30
NEW YEAR'S EVE: Potential for a cold rain, some ice possible - heavier snow far north/west. High: 31
NEW YEAR'S DAY: Possible changeover to mostly snow - potential for significant accumulation, especially northern, central and western MN. High: 29 (falling during the day).
Winter Weather Advisory. The NWS has issued an advisory for accumulating snow for the southern and western suburbs of the Twin Cities for Christmas Eve. No problems today, but light snow starts up later tonight and continues through the afternoon on Friday.
Your Apps Are Watching You. Great, now my iPhone and Android apps are spying on me - just what I wanted to hear. Click here to read a hair-raising story about what (some) of the apps on your smart phones are doing with personal data, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal and yourversion.com.
The greatest question in climate science is: What will that do to the temperature of the earth"
Graphic Courtesy of the New York Times.
December Recap. It has snowed (at least a trace of flurries or more) 15 of the last 21 days in the Twin Cities. The most snow on the ground: December 12 (18"). Our total so far: 28.8". For the winter season so far: 38.6". Snow on the ground: 16". My hunch: 31-35" by December 31. See the data from the National Weather Service here.
"My Front Door Is In Here Somewhere!"