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Signs of Spring Everywhere in Southern Minnesota
One sign we look for to mean spring, of course, is the first robin. I have not seen one yet. With this nice weather, they will be here soon. Other sure signs would be flowers: iris, daffodils and tulips. Really the signs are everywhere. Here are a few more:

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A Look Back: 1967 Tornado Outbreak, Steele County
Dan Moeckly with the Steele County Historical Society recounts the swarm of tornadoes that struck southern Minnesota on April 30, 1967.
New episodes featuring Rice and Steele county history are posted to the KRFO-AM YouTube channel and krforadio...
Check The Weather Before Traveling Sunday
A blizzard watch is in effect for west-central, southwest and portions of south-central Minnesota on Sunday afternoon through Monday morning. The watch area is along and west of a line from Alexandria to Albert Lea. Winds of 40-50 mph, along with light snow and the extensive snowpack, could result i…
Winter Storm Warning For Tuesday
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from 9AM Tuesday until 6AM Wednesday. A Blizzard Warning is in effect for Owatonna and other areas. Snowfall accumulations of 6-11 inches are expected south of a line from Redwood Falls to Minneapolis to Cumberland, Wisconsin, on Tuesday and Tuesday night...
A Couple More Frigid Nights Before Warm UP
According to the Weather Eye Weather Center we can expect double digit below zero temperatures Sunday night and Monday night before a warm up starts on Tuesday.
Many schools are off for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday and with the cold it may be harder to get some of the buses to get going o…
Start Of 2016 Weather Quiet
After our first major snow event earlier in the week, it looks as though 2015 will go out quietly weather-wise and 2016 will come in the same way. According to the National Weather Service for the Faribault area, no precipitation is expected through Wednesday and near normal temperatures...
Update: Winter Storm Warning for Southern Minnesota
Update from the National Weather Service:
...Heavy snow expected for central and southern Minnesota and
West-central Wisconsin Monday afternoon into Tuesday...
.A Winter Storm Warning is in effect for all of west Central Wisconsin and parts of central and southern Minnesota, generally along and so…
Use Caution On The Roads Again
According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, roads in most of the southern part of the state range from normal condition in the southeast corner to partially covered through most of the I-35 corridor, north to the Twin Cities and south to the Iowa border...
The Weather Outside Is Frightful, Slow Down
I will never understand why people in Minnesota, when the first storm of the season hits, have to drive like it's a beautiful summer day. Does nobody listen or watch weather and traffic reports anymore?
The snow was just starting in the Cities when I left...

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