Daydreams Do Come True: 70s Later Today I may have to unplug the Doppler this afternoon, as the mercury tops 70 degrees under a flawless sky. April warmth arrives without the bugs, allergies or humidity, so (in my opinion) they're even more special. That, and it snowed 10 inches just 9 days ago, so we're due for a little lukewarm payback. Soak it up, because a frontal boundary sagging south will fire off a few showers and T-storms Sunday; possibly a period of heavier, steadier rain Monday, before we dry out. Models hint at another wave of showery rain next weekend, but hopefully that will change for the better over time. In today's online weather blog: Hurricane Michael was a rare Category 5 hurricane when it hit the Florida Panhandle last October, packing sustained winds of 160 mph - only the 4th Category 5 hurricane on record to hit the USA. 2019 Ice-Out Dates. After a slow start ice is coming off Minnesota lakes in a hurry, according to The Minnesota DNR. So what exactly is ice-out? … [Read more...] about Weather Bliss Today
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Getting Better - Because It Has To Get Better The weather-news isn't all bad. The sun comes out today, and 40 degrees should feel pretty good. Considering the sun is as high in the sky as it was on August 28, the snow in your yard will melt faster than you thought possible - a jolt of moisture that should green up lawns within 7-10 days. Give or take 2 months. Models show a few (rain) showers early next week, with a more significant storm spinning up midweek. Although most of this precipitation should fall as rain, we can't rule out a changeover back to snow next Thursday. Please, let this be fake news. Long-range models are hinting at 60s the weekend of April 20-21. That would be nice. Listen up you beleaguered weather pioneer - at last we have boasting rights. bWith over 76 inches, this has already been the 11th snowiest winter on record in the Twin Cities. A Significant Mid-April Winter Storm. Dr. Mark Seeley provides perspective at Minnesota WeatherTalk: "A large and deep low … [Read more...] about Weather Mellows, Winds Ease
by Todd Schoenthaler Published: Tue, January 22, 2019 6:16 PM Updated: Tue, January 22, 2019 6:17 PM WEDNESDAY NBA 7 p.m. — San Antonio at Philadelphia — ESPN (Cox 29) 9:30 p.m. — Denver at Utah — ESPN (Cox 29) NHL 6:30 p.m. — Washington at Toronto — NBCSN (Cox 251) 9 p.m. — Nashville at Vegas — NBCSN (Cox 251) GOLF 1 p.m. — Bahamas Classic — GOLF (Cox 60) 10 p.m. — European Tour — GOLF (Cox 60) MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5:30 p.m. — Providence at Xavier — FS1 (Cox 67) 6 p.m. — VCU at Rhode Island — CBSS (Cox 249) 6 p.m. — Tennessee at Vanderbilt — ESPN2 (Cox 28) 6 p.m. — Texas at TCU — ESPNU (Cox 253) 6 p.m. — Georgia at LSU — SECN (Cox 275) 7:30 p.m. — DePaul at Marquette — FS1 (Cox 67) 8 p.m. — Loyola-Chicago at Missouri — CBSS (Cox 249) 8 p.m. — Missouri at Arkansas — SECN (Cox 275) 8 p.m. — Oklahoma … [Read more...] about Sports Tuning In for Wednesday, January 23
Opinion OCT. 3, 2018 Opinion The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors. The following letter will be presented to the United States Senate on Oct. 4. It will be updated as more signatures are received. Judicial temperament is one of the most important qualities of a judge. As the Congressional Research Service explains, a judge requires “a personality that is even-handed, unbiased, impartial, courteous yet firm, and dedicated to a process, not a result.” The concern for judicial temperament dates back to our founding; in Federalist 78, titled “Judges as Guardians of the Constitution,” Alexander Hamilton expressed the need for “the integrity and moderation of the judiciary.” We are law professors who teach, research and write about the judicial institutions of this country. Many of us appear in state and federal court, and our work means that we will continue to do so, including before the United … [Read more...] about The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 650+ Law Professors.
August 21, 2018 By Bill Pollock The Missouri State Bears will play four non-conference foes that played in the postseason a year ago and will square off with seven foes at JQH Arena prior to the start of Missouri Valley Conference play, head coach Dana Ford announced Monday with the release of his squad’s non-conference slate for the 2018-19 campaign. “We always want to play a challenging non-league schedule moving forward,” said Ford. “I want our fan base to know we take them into consideration when we build our schedule. We understand their desire to watch us play against high-quality competition night in and night out.” Missouri State’s non-conference schedule includes the season opener against Oral Roberts on Tuesday, Nov. 6 at JQH Arena in Ford’s first regular-season game as Bears’ head coach. The ORU game kicks off a three-game home stand that also includes match-ups against Robert Morris (Nov. 9) and Stetson (Nov. 11) in … [Read more...] about Missouri State releases men’s non-conference basketball schedule