81 F. average high on August 17.
74 F. high on August 17, 2015.
August 18, 1953: Four heifers near St. Martin were lucky; a tornado picked them up and set them back down again, unharmed.
Can you predict where the stock market or interest rates will be the second week of February, 2017? If so I have a weather forecast I'd like to sell you. The Old Farmer's Almanac is predicting a harsh, snowy winter for Minnesota and the Midwest.
File photo: "In this file photo, neighborhoods are flooded with oil and water two weeks after Hurricane Katrina went though New Orleans, September 12, 2005." REUTERS/Carlos Barria.
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Photo credit: "A restoration site for eroded wetlands near the town of Pointe Aux Chenes, an unincorporated community located in south Terrebonne Parish." Photographer: William Widmer/Redux.
* The paper referenced in the Ars Technica article above is here.
TODAY: Some sticky sun, watch for severe storms late. Winds: S 8-13. High: 88
THURSDAY NIGHT: Few heavy to severe T-storms in the area. Low: 70
FRIDAY: More showers, possible T-storms. Winds: NW 8-13. High: 76
SATURDAY: Cold rain, heavy at times. Winds: NW 10-15. Wake-up: 60. High: 66
SUNDAY: Partly sunny, a better weather day. Winds: NW 8-13. Wake-up: 56. High: 73
MONDAY: Sunny and milder. Winds: SE 8-13. Wake-up: 57. High: 79
TUESDAY: Warm sun, feels like August again. Winds: S 10-20. Wake-up: 64. High: 85
WEDNESDAY: Showers and T-storms likely. Winds: S 10-15. Wake-up: 67. High: 82
Photo credit: "Close to two feet of rain fell over a 48-hour period in parts of southern Louisiana, causing residents to scramble to safety from flooded homes and cars." Photograph: John Oubre/AP.
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