Anniversary of 1994 Record Cold Outbreak

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Do you remember when temperatures dropped so cold that the house cracked and lights shattered? It’s the 24th anniversary of a very impressive weather event- the 1994 record cold outbreak. Temperatures plummeted to -53 degrees in Amasa, MI. It was Chicago’s coldest week on record. Dozens of people passed away due to hypothermia. The image above shows the widespread nature … Read More

Tornado Injures 25 In Northwestern Wisconsin

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At least 25 people were hurt when a tornado hit a mobile home park in northwestern Wisconsin Tuesday night. The tornado damaged the Prairie Lakes Estates trailer park on State Highway 53 between Chetek and Cameron. The National Weather Service reported a touchdown in the area just after 5:30 p.m. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald reported at least 20 people … Read More

WATCH: Fire Across the Sky!

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Many residents across the Midwest were treated with a brilliant spectacle very early in the morning on February 6th, 2017. A fireball shot across the skies in proximity to Lake Michigan. Luckily, several surveillance cameras across Illinois and Wisconsin were able to capture the sight for those of us who didn’t see it first-hand. What Is a Fireball? It is … Read More

Winter Isn’t Over Just Yet

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It’s been fairly warm this February.  So much so that it feels like it’s already spring and it’s here to stay.  A quick glance at the calendar says it’s still February and winter isn’t over just yet.  While meteorological spring starts in a week on March 1st,   astronomical spring is still a month away.  Don’t let the warm air … Read More

Light Snow to Overspread Midwest for the Weekend; Milder Air Follows

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A weak disturbance will drop south from Canada during the day on Saturday. Snow showers will break out across the Upper Midwest, including northern Minnesota and Wisconsin. Temperatures will be in the mid-20s for highs across much of the region. This quick burst of snow could lead to areas of slick roadways. Especially, along and north of a line from … Read More