Preliminary reports indicate that September of 2012 may go down in the history books as the driest in history in our area.
Rick Hiltbrant, National Weather Service Meteorologist, referred to the Minnesota State Climatologist’s report, and told KTOE News that most of our listening area saw only a quarter inch of rain for the entire month.
It was the second driest September for the Twin Cities, and for St. Cloud.
20121001 Dry September VERS 2
State climatologists are crunching the numbers… and it is looking like this past month may turn out to be the driest September on record in our area of the state.
20121001 Dry September CUT 2 (ALT cut 3 :13 Q “month”)
:07 “for the entire month.”
Rick Hiltbrant, National Weather Service Meteorologist, referring to the Minnesota State Climatologist’s report. Extreme drought conditions were expanded across northwest and southwest Minnesota last week.