40 MPH Gusts Today - Nuisance Snow New Year's Eve - Another Subzero Swipe Next Week?
It's halftime at the Oreo Classic Tooth Decay Bowl, so let me tell you a quick story.
My youngest son is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. He's a HAC, a Helicopter Aircraft Commander in the Pacific. He calls me up every now and then for a quick forecast. For years I've been telling him not to push the weather. Want to live long enough to see grandkids? Be perpetually paranoid about the weather.
On Christmas Eve we all drove up to our cabin near Nisswa. I dialed up the computer models and decided to turn around and return to the Twin Cities 10 hours later; not risk driving into an ice storm Christmas Day.