CLOUDBURST Pineapple Express
Chugga chugga chugga chugga choo choo! just kidding. This pineapple express has nothing to do with the movie nor the beloved children's book titled The Pineapple Express. In fact, it this pineapple ex... Posted on 11/30/12 at 9:12 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Yangshuo: Grateful for Rain
Yes, that's right. I was grateful for the "bad" weather during my time there. Crazy, huh? Well, normally I'd wish for blue skies just like the next fella, but something about this place made the rain ... Posted on 6/16/12 at 9:32 AM
STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN Cuban does Prince
Maybe readers know this about me and maybe not.
I occasionally have been known to get up and sing some karaoke.
Now the conditions have to be perfect, much like that George Clooney movie, The Perf... Posted on 10/27/11 at 4:31 PM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Downpours of Rain: Two Perspectives
It was 9 o'clock on Saturday, July 23, 2011. U2 took the stage at TCF Stadium in Minneapolis, MN, and the entire place erupted in cheering. 60,000 people stood up and never sat down... Posted on 8/2/11 at 8:46 AM
STAFF BLOG DIRTY LAUNDRY Rainy days and Mondays
I know rain is necessary to water our planet, but it is decidedly inconvenient today. Be sure to grab a raincoat before you head down to Sailboard Beach for the 2010 Worthington Regatta & Unvarnis... Posted on 6/11/10 at 11:20 PM
Those fighting floods in several communities along the Mississippi River were mostly successful Sunday despite the onslaught of water, but an ominous forecast and the growing accumulation of snow in the upper Midwest tempered any feelings of victory.
WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) — Northeastern residents still weary from the flooding wrought by Hurricane Irene braced Wednesday for the leftovers of Tropical Storm Lee, which brought welcome moisture to farmers in parched parts of the South on its slog northward.
Jamestown received enough measurable rain during 12 days in June to bring total rainfall for the month to 5.31 inches — 2.7 inches above normal, according to the National Weather Service. The persistent rain is keeping the soil saturated and increasing the amount of runoff into prairie potholes and streams.
MINOT — The reservoirs are full. The dams are open wide. The rivers have already climbed well beyond their banks. Throughout the Missouri River Valley and other parts of the upper Midwest, there’s simply no place left for any more water.
By Alan Scher Zagier, The Associated Press
, June 24, 2011
The heavy rain Tuesday has stalled the decline in the levels of the Jamestown and Pipestem dams, according to Bob Martin, Pipestem Dam manager.
“Prior to the rain the lakes were going down about 1 inch per day,” he said. “With the rain everything is holding steady.”
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