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Fall Weather Pattern Arrives

Rain and much cooler temperatures behind a cold front will bring a feeling of fall to the east coast today. In addition, an active fall storm pattern developing in the Pacific Northwest this week will bring areas of heavy rains, and very high elevations could receive heavy snow. Wetting rains to the valley floors will spread south Thu and Fri into northern California,where active fires continue. Read More >

.THE 2014-2015 WINTER SEASON WAS COLDER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL AT
DULUTH MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE WINTER SEASON WAS 13.1 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 0.2 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 13.3 DEGREES. THIS WAS THE 82ND
COLDEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD AT DULUTH. 2.10 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION WAS REPORTED FOR THE SEASON WHICH WAS 0.88 INCHES
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 2.98 INCHES. THIS TIED FOR THE 31ST DRIEST
WINTER SEASON ON RECORD. 23.4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE WINTER
SEASON WHICH WAS 26.1 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 49.5 INCHES. THIS
WAS THE 24TH LEAST SNOWIEST WINTER SEASON ON RECORD. 39.9 INCHES OF
SNOW FELL SINCE JULY 1ST WHICH WAS 25.7 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF
65.6 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 47TH LEAST SNOWIEST SNOW SEASON ON
RECORD.

.THE 2014-2015 WINTER SEASON WAS COLDER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS MN...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE WINTER SEASON WAS 7.3 DEGREES WHICH
IS 0.8 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 8.1 DEGREES. THIS TIED FOR THE
42ND COLDEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD AT INTERNATIONAL FALLS.
2.87 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED FOR THE SEASON WHICH IS
0.87 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 2.00 INCHES. THIS RANKS AS THE 29TH
WETTEST WINTER SEASON ON RECORD. 47.4 INCHES OF SNOW FELL FOR THE
WINTER SEASON WHICH WAS 6.6 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 40.8 INCHES.
THIS WAS THE 16TH SNOWIEST WINTER SEASON ON RECORD. 56.7 INCHES OF
SNOW FELL SINCE JULY 1ST WHICH IS 0.6 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF
56.1 INCHES MAKING THIS THE 23RD SNOWIEST SNOW SEASON ON RECORD AT
INTERNATIONAL FALLS.