November 27, 2021

Category: Weather

Agribusiness, Economy, Law, Manufacturing, Weather

Week in Review for Nov. 16, 2019

A few of the most significant business news stories from across the state during the week ending Friday night. Something to crow about: China lifted its ban on U.S. poultry imports. Minnesota is the nation’s largest turkey producer and China ranked as the state’s second-largest foreign market for turkeys previous to the ban, which was […]

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Family Dairy Farms Fighting for Survival
Agribusiness, Economy, Family Business, Food, Weather

Family Dairy Farms Fighting for Survival

Dairy farmers nationwide are in their fifth year of low milk prices that have driven thousands out of business. Other issues challenging the industry include decreased consumer demand in some dairy segments, and unresolved foreign trade issues that are harming exports and boosting surpluses. In Minnesota,┬áthe median income at a dairy farm dropped by nearly […]

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Sunny, 2:30 p.m… -38 Windchill & Falling
Economy, Environment, Weather

Sunny, 2:30 p.m… -38 Windchill & Falling

Excelsior, Minn., is experiencing wind gusts of more than 30 miles per hour shooting from the north across a frozen Lake Minnetonka. Still temperature is expected to drop to between -27 and -31 degrees tonight, with windchill temperatures possibly exceeding -60 degrees. Within the last 20 minutes the windchill has dropped to -41, according to […]

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It’s True: Minnesota Winters are Weaker
Environment, Weather

It’s True: Minnesota Winters are Weaker

Minnesota’s temperatures are changing faster than any state other than Alaska, according to Kenny Blumenfield, a senior climatologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and fellow climatologist Mark Seeley, a retired University of Minnesota professor. Since 1970, the coldest nights of the year in central and western Minnesota have warmed by between 1.5 and […]

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Where is All the Haze Coming From?
Environment, Weather

Where is All the Haze Coming From?

There are more than 560 fires burning in British Columbia! As a result, a clockwise jet stream shooting up over those fires and then curving back down through central Canada is delivering another layer of high-altitude smoke over Minnesota today, with the worst conditions expected to be north of the Twin Cities. This occurred a […]

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