Troy Thone Weather Report
51 results total, viewing 1 - 10
As the end of summer draws near, so does the chance for any further summer-like temperatures.     Overall, August temperatures were almost a degree below normal with the average … more
From an overabundance of moisture to not enough, the transition from June to July reflects a return to the pre-June dry conditions.     Officially, less than 1 inch of rain fell … more
"... on that day all the springs of the great deep burst forth, and the floodgates of the heavens were opened."   Many of you will recognize that passage from the Bible in the book of … more
My headline for this month's weather summary is a take on Charles Dickens' “A Tale of Two Cities” and is appropriately titled, “A Tale of Two Months,” or more … more
Those May flowers are going to have to work a little bit harder this year as overall precipitation was once again way below normal.   Total normal precipitation is around 3 inches, and … more
When someone asked me whether March 2014 came in like a lion or a lamb, my response was "neither." It wasn't quite as tame as the lamb and certainly wasn't as fierce as a lion, so your guess is … more
Welcome to spring … meteorological spring, that is, where the seasons are divided into three months each and spring arrived on March 1.   You should be able to tell that spring is … more
To quote a couple of Beatles... "The more I see, the less I know for sure." (John Lennon) and "It's all in the mind." (George Harrison).   These quotes epitomized my reaction to … more
How cold is cold? It’s mostly a matter of perspective, according to Luverne’s volunteer weather recorder Troy Thone. He acknowledges that this winter has been colder so far than … more
Already another year has sailed by, which means it is time for one of my most favorite columns to write: the year-in-review.     The year 2013 continued where 2012 left off with … more
Photos and Videos from the Star-Herald
Post your stories, blogs, photos, videos and events