61 F. average high on April 22.
56 F. high on April 22, 2012.
.33" rain fell yesterday at KMSP as of 7 pm.
Icy/slushy AM commute - wet roads by midday.
60F by Friday
70s likely by Sunday.
File photo above: Brian Peterson, Star Tribune.
Photo credit above: "Flooding is seen along the Mississippi River near LaGrange, Missouri, in this April 21, 2013 handout photo courtesy of the Missouri Governor's Office." Picture taken April 21, 2013. REUTERS/Office of Missouri Governor Jay Nixon/Handout
Photo credit above: RON JOHNSON/JOURNAL STAR "A boat sits in a flooded portion of a neighborhood along Oak Lawn Street in Chillicothe on Saturday."
Image credit above: "NASA's Curiosity rover lands on Mars in 2012." Photograph: Nasa/JPL-Caltech/Rex Features
* more on the (sometimes imperfect) coverage on the networks last week from Huffington Post.
Photo credit above: "The aurora borealis appeared just north of a snow-covered Canada in this image taken from the International Space Station last year. On Earth Day 2013, organizers have focused on global warming as a top issue." NASA/File
“Smart investors can see that investing in companies that rely solely or heavily on constantly replenishing reserves of fossil fuels is becoming a very risky decision. The report raises serious questions as to the ability of the financial system to act on industry-wide long term risk, since currently the only measure of risk is performance against industry benchmarks.” Professor Lord Stern
Photo credit above: Armin Rose/Shutterstock
Photo credit above: "The polluted town of Huaxi in China, where excessive carbon use isn't penalised." Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters.