Tornadoes in late October? 22 years ago today, there were 14 on Oct 26, 1996 across the central third of MN. Five were rated F2, seven F1, and two F0. One of the most unusual series of tornadoes in MN; from 1950-1995 there had only been ten October… http://dlvr.it/Qpfrw3
This evening was perfect for releasing a weather balloon. Clear and nearly calm winds allow us to see the balloon tens of thousands of feet above. This photo was taken about 5 minutes after the release. The balloon is within the yellow… http://dlvr.it/QpHwTz
Wow! Great mammatus clouds outside NWS Albany this aft'n. A few spotters sent us pictures of these clouds which were visible in the Capital District. These clouds are usually associated with t-storms & occur when temperatures cool rapidly with height.… http://dlvr.it/QpHwTl
Correction - graphic shows odds of being STRUCK by lightning, not killed. Also, tornado odds are per lifetime (80 years), not per yer. https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning-odds …https://twitter.com/NWSTwinCities/status/1054693238114865152 … http://dlvr.it/QpHwSX
Think you're going to hit it big tonight? We are crossing our fingers here too! ;-) Not to be a buzzkill, but being a scientific agency we have to point out your chances of being killed by natural disasters are significantly higher. Bottom line is… http://dlvr.it/QpHwQB
WXJ88 is back on the air. http://dlvr.it/Qp8Rqv
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