to the MNDNR for this live camera of a Bald Eagle that is currently
sitting on Bald Eagle eggs in a nest! Thanks to the recent snowstorm,
the nest is covered in white!.
See the LIVE feed HERE:
had a chance to listen in on KFAN's FAN Outdoors radio show Saturday
morning and one of their very knowledgeable guests, Naturalist Stan
Tekiela (Twitter: @StanTekiela), talked about the eagles in great details at the end of the first hour. Check out the Podcast from Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 HERE: Not only is Stan an expert on eagles, but he seems to be an outdoor encyclopedia!
Cold Weather Returns
at all the Arctic colors moving back in across the Lower 48. This
forecast temperature loop brings us into early next week with the
coldest of the cold from the High Plains to the Great Lakes Region. Keep
in mind that much of the eastern two-thirds of the nation will be
colder than average as head into next week.
a look at Arctic plunge through the week ahead. Sunday appears to be
quite chilly, but look at how cold it will be by Thursday!
Sunday Highs From Normal
Thursday Highs From Normal
Continued Cold Through Early March
the big snow and severe weather event we had late last week,
temperatures across the eastern two-thirds of the nation look to take a
nosedive through the early part of March. Here's the outlook from NOAA's
Climate Prediction Center.
weather outlook into early next week looks fairly quiet compared to what
we ended last week with. As cold air spreads throughout the eastern
two-thirds of the nation, clipper systems will make a comeback. Note the
snow spreading into the Midwest from the Northwest. This will likely
bring some light snow accumulations along its path.
the snowfall potential through early next week as our next clipper
system crosses the country. Note that snowfall amounts look much heavier
in the Northwest than they do in the eastern part of the country.
However, note the snow streak over across the Central Plains. Shovelable
to Plowable snow is looking more and more likely for some folks there.
Winter Weather Headlines
National Weather Service has issued winter weather headlines for areas
shaded in color below. Mountain snow could near +12" by early next week,
while snow in the Central Plains could near 6" by early next week.
Keep an eye on latest watches and warning from the National Weather Service HERE:
Recent Severe Outbreak
to NOAA's Storm Prediction Center, there were 23 PRELIMINARY tornado
reports on Thursday and 5 on Friday. Here are all the reports from that
multi-day severe weather outbreak.
of the tornadoes in Missouri caused some injuries as a mobile home was
overturned onto a vehicle in the town of Pemiscot, MO. There was also 1
fatality in Ringgold, IA as a strong wind gust blew over a 30ft.
2014 Tornado Count
to NOAA Storm Prediction Center, there have been 32 PRELIMINARY tornado
reports so far in 2014. According to the 2005 to 2012 average, we are
below average to date, which is 91. Note that getting off to a slow
start doesn't always mean a quiet year. Take a look at 2011, through
February 21st, there had only been 13 tornadoes, but the year ended up
with nearly 1900 tornadoes!
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