The astronomical start to fall occurs this Monday, the Autumnal Equinox!
Rain Friday night & again on Saturday evening will likely to leave many trails damp over the weekend. Dry northwesterly flow takes over Sunday with optimal evaporation and drier trails into early next week.
Saturday: Early morning rain. Gradual PM clearing. H: 74 W 10
Saturday Night: Early evening shower. L: 63
Sunday: Partly cloudy. Cooler. H: 68 L: 52 Wind: NW 10
Monday: Sunny. H: 73 L: 54 Wind: WSW 4
Tuesday: Dry. H: 75 L: 57 Wind: S 2-4
Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms. H: 72 L: 59 Wind: SE 10
Hello Ozone: The ozone hole is slowly recovering, if not growing back. Latest study: http://bit.ly/1u3iLDF
Lunchbox in Space: What's a lunchbox doing high above the Earth? Students from the Earth to Sky Calculus wanted to measure radiation as a CME whizzed passed.
"On Sept. 12th, a CME hit Earth's magnetic field, igniting the most intense geomagnetic storm of the year. The students of Earth to Sky Calculus quickly launched a helium balloon to the stratosphere to see what effect the storm was having on Earth's upper atmosphere. They expected to measure more radiation than usual. Instead, they measured less."
The lower measurement occurred when the CME swept past Earth, it swept aside many of the cosmic rays that normally surround Earth. Read more at: spaceweather.com
Summer brings warm afternoons perfect for biking, but the summer heat and humidity can also spark thunderstorms and severe weather. Be prepared for any type of adverse weather headed your way with Aeris Pulse.
NWS Twin Cities Weather Story