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We’re now The Minnesota Forecaster

“Grading the Weathercasters of Minneapolis” has become The Minnesota Forecaster. Click here to find us at our new and improved location. Advertisements

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Washingtonian Comments on Minneapolis Blizzard

From the Capital Weather Gang in Washington comes this interesting comment regarding the blizzard: I happen to be in Minneapolis this weekend. I never want to hear anyone criticize DC for not being able to handle snow. These people have … Continue reading

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The Grades Are In

How They’re Graded. Just as weather prognostication is as much art as science, so is the grading system for our fearless local weathermen and weatherwomen. A perfect performance is very hard to achieve. For a snow event such as the … Continue reading

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We paws and wait …..

…. for the final storm tally. In the meantime, this St. Paul canine doesn’t seem appear particularly thrilled about the big snowstorm. Photo courtesy Fuzzy Mutt Photos.

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Snow forecast for Saturday, December 11

As the first flakes began to fall, here is the final pre-storm forecast as of 11:00 p.m. on Friday, December 10. Summary: While there is clear consensus that a big snowstorm is on the way, there is considerable variance among … Continue reading

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Poll: How do you feel about the local weathercasters?

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Best Local Weather Site in the Country

For my money, the best local weather site in the country is the Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang. One feature I especially like is the way they present snow predictions in terms of probabilities. Here’s an example: As with any … Continue reading

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