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Shower vs. Rain
I had an inquiryearlier this week about the difference between a rain shower and just plain rain. The classic meteorological definition is that a shower is brief and/or intermittent whereas rain is st...
5/12/15 at 12:09 AM What is a "Weather Event" Anyway? 2/11/15 at 12:49 AM
Wet Year in Minneapolis 6/19/14 at 10:46 PM
A million dollar rain
Older aggies -- a group that apparently includes me, unfortunately -- sometimes describe timely, beneficial precipitation as "a million dollar rain." The description, as much poetical as practical, ge...
5/11/15 at 4:15 PM Mother Nature is still in charge 8/26/14 at 8:51 AM
Pivotal week ahead 8/15/14 at 12:21 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio program, The Al Gustafson memorial rain garden...
1/30/15 at 9:36 AM The Al Gustafson Memorial rain garden 1/24/15 at 8:38 AM
Sixteen years ago next week, my folks and I loaded up the car and headed west, destination Seattle. At the time, I was working in Redwood Falls and in dire need of getting away from it all. Seattle so...
4/29/14 at 5:18 PM Don't say 'I told you so!' 3/12/13 at 12:37 PM