On this week's episode of the Way Over Our Heads podcast, Kenny and Jim have a lively discussion about the currently "boring" weather, why the geography of Minnesota sets us up for climatic extremes, and five historic Minnesota weather events to remember.
- Start to 2:15 – Recapping our first "big" snowstorm of the season.
- 2:16 to 4:01 – We're off to a very boring start to winter.
- 4:02 to 4:50 – Many Minnesotans might be in for a grey, brown Christmas.
- 4:51 to 8:23 – Minnesota's geography helps creates weather extremes.
- 8:24 to end – 5 memorable weather events in Minnesota history.
The five memorable weather events include (not ranked in any particular order):
- Mammoth wind storm of October 1949.
- Greatest flash flood in Minnesota history.
- The Dust Bowl's impact on Minnesota in the 1930s.
- 1940 Armistice Day blizzard.
- The 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak.