Randy Mann

White Christmas? Maybe! Deep snow? Maybe not!

December 04, 2017 at 5:00 am

We’re now into the final month of 2017 and many folks have asked, “Are we going to see a White Christmas this year?”Well, based on the current weather patterns and the fact that we have a weak, cooler than normal sea-surface temperature eve...

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The polar vortex may hamper holiday travel

November 13, 2017 at 5:00 am

Our first measurable snowfall arrived during our “full moon” cycle that began in early November. Many locations in the lower elevations reported about 6 inches of the white stuff. At Cliff’s station, he measured 8.8 inches compared to a Nov...

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The big weather change is here

November 06, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Our big weather change arrived on schedule last week as rain and snow moved across our region. Our first measurable snowfall for the season happened last Friday, Nov. 3. As of early Sunday afternoon, Cliff has measured over 7 inches of snow...

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Big weather changes coming with return to Standard Time

October 30, 2017 at 3:29 pm

Tomorrow is Halloween, and the weather will be good for the area “trick-or-treaters.” A big ridge of high pressure will keep our area dry and mild before conditions change in the next 2-3 days.Our “full moon” cycle change starting late this...

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From fire to snow across parts of the North Country

October 16, 2017 at 4:43 pm

Our mid-October pattern change has arrived across the Inland Northwest. Temperatures last week dropped to below normal levels along with rain and even a mix of snow in the lower elevations. Not very typical of mid-October.Last Friday, Oct. ...

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Trick or treat: Chilly and windy weather is here

October 09, 2017 at 5:00 am

With the month of October upon us, I’m getting many comments about the “change in the air.” My friend Julie said that, “it’s here,” referring to the recent chilly mornings. Ron, another good friend, was enjoying the 50-degree weather.In add...

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Looks like a new, cooler ‘La Nina’

October 02, 2017 at 5:00 am

For much of this year, we have been in-between an El Nino and La Nina sea-surface temperature event called “La Nada.” El Nino is the abnormal warming while La Nina is the abnormal cooling of ocean waters in the south-central Pacific Ocean.E...

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Freezing temperatures expected in Coeur d’Alene in October

September 25, 2017 at 5:00 am

I know it’s sounding like a broken record, but the extremes just keep on coming. An unprecedented third Category 4 hurricane hit the U.S. Mainland and territory, Puerto Rico, for the 2017 season. As many of you know, the island was complete...

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Mother Nature leaves a pile of bills

September 18, 2017 at 5:00 am

This extreme weather for 2017 is going to be the costliest in history. The two huge hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, could have a price tag of nearly $300 billion. That's about 25 percent of all the combined natural disasters in the United Stat...

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Western wildfires may set records

September 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

The 2017 fire season in the western U.S. has been described as “the worst in recorded history” by many officials. Smoke has been reported across British Columbia, Washington, Idaho, Montana, California, Nevada, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. A...

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