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Weather Blog: Why Has Minnesota Been Spared From Snow?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Minne-snow-ta? Not this season!

So far, the Twin Cities has received 25 inches of snow, with a measly 1 inch of snow depth currently on the ground. 537 more words


Lauren's Science Corner: Weather As A Weapon?

“I got a phone call from two men who said, ‘We work as consultants for the CIA, and we’d like to know if some other country was controlling our climate, would we know about it?,'” stated Rutgers University climatologist Alan Robock (one of my former professors) during a debate on the use of geoengineering to combat climate change. 693 more words


Weather Blog: The Truth About The Polar Vortex

Ahhh, the polar vortex — a term that garnered much more than its 15 minutes of fame last winter. I mean it sounds pretty awesome, like a mutant tornado composed of icicles and doom, and though that’d be something to see, the polar vortex is… 261 more words