.06" rain predicted today for the Twin Cities (NAM model).
Near 60 F. today, 60-65 degree highs Monday before cooling down to near 50 by midweek.
No major storms (or snow flurries) through the first week of November.
November 6: date we shift from daylight saving time to standard time (no, it's not this weekend). More from ABC News.
3.75" diameter hail near Union City, Oklahoma Saturday evening (baseball size).
Thailand: currently experiencing the worst flooding since 1942.
Record Low Pressure at Norfolk, Virginia. Here's the information from NOAA (thanks to Chad Merrill from EarthNetworks for passing this along):
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota:
SUNDAY NIGHT: Another shower possible. Low: 47
Big Companies, Big Investors Say It's Time To Do Something About Climate Change. The story from sustainablebusiness.com: "As the next world Climate Change Summit approaches in Durban, South Africa in November, the largest group of investors and some of the world's largest corporations are calling for significant action on climate change. 285 of the world's largest investors, representing assets of $20 trillion reiterated "the calls we have made about the importance of domestic and international climate change policy in catalyzing the required levels of investment needed to transition to a low-carbon economy. The investor group, which includes Swiss Re, HSBC, and CalPERS, wants governments to commit to short-, medium- and long-range targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, along with enforceable legal mechanisms and timelines for achieving those targets. In their statement, they note that countries attracting the most investment in energy efficiency and renewables are those with strong, consistent, long-term policies and incentives required for investors."