Daily Archives: September 15, 2011

Believe It or Not, U.S. Setting Records for Low Temps and Snow Right Now

This morning’s low of 19 is the lowest September temperature ever recorded for International Falls. A bit further to the south, Duluth recorded snowfall yesterday — another record for the earliest snowfall ever recorded in Duluth.

Squirrel Suits! (And Mountain Waves)

As a meteorologist, knowing how air rises and descends and how the terrain influences those air currents is critical to the daily forecast. As an outdoors adventurer, it’s critical to have an understanding of not only the weather, but of the terrain around you and how it can influence the weather. Paragliders, soaring and ultralight pilots and parachutists need an intimate understanding of the wind and terrain, as well as how they influence each other.