85 F. high at Redwood Falls.
88 F. high at Madison, Minnesota yesterday.
65 F. average high for May 1.
43 F. high temperature on May 1, 2011.
Photo credit above: "Ryan McGinnis - An anemometer measures winds near a tornado in Goshen County, Wyo., in 2009."
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Graphic credit above: "(CENTER FOR SEVERE WEATHER RESEARCH) - An oval marks an area of light rain and small raindrops inside a thunderstorm."
* Tornado Sirens: An Old Technology That's Still Saving Lives. USA Today has the story here.
File photo from 2010 flood courtesy of people.com.
“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.” – James 1:2-3
Paul's Conservation Minnesota Outlook for the Twin Cities and all of Minnesota
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Photo credit above: "Cattle graze beneath turbines at the Penascal Wind Power Project in Kenedy County, Texas. A new study indicates that large wind farms can cause local temperature increases. Business Wire."
Graphic credit above: "Correlation of CO2 in atmosphere, seawater and seawater pH (acidity)."