Weather and Climate Posts

Selective Focus: Another Snow Bomb

Select Instagram photos from the latest powder drop.

Climate>Duluth: Randel Hanson

Host Tone Lanzillo interviews Randel Hanson, co-director of the eco-entrepreneurship program at Lake Superior College. This is show #6 in the Climate>Duluth series recorded at Duluth Public Access Community Television’s studio in City Hall.

Climate>Duluth: Bill Mittlefehldt

Host Tone Lanzillo interviews Bill Mittlefehldt of Cross Currents, LLC. This is show #5 in the Climate>Duluth series recorded at Duluth Public Access Community Television’s studio in City Hall.

Climate>Duluth: Alice Tibbetts

Host Tone Lanzillo interviews Alice Tibbetts of We Walk in Duluth. This is show #3 in the Climate>Duluth series recorded at Duluth Public Access Community Television’s studio in City Hall.

Climate>Duluth: Izzy Laderman

Host Tone Lanzillo interviews climate activist Izzy Laderman. This is show #4 in the Climate>Duluth series recorded at Duluth Public Access Community Television’s studio in City Hall.

Kip Praslowicz: “Photo Walk to Work”

Photographer Kip Praslowicz documents his adventures walking to work on the Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend blizzard. When someone from out of town asks you “What was it like?” this just about covers it.

His photos are also on display at the UWS Kruk gallery until Dec. 18.

Antics from Duluth’s Thanksgiving Weekend Snowout of 2019

Some video fun while you wait for the plows to clear the streets. Here’s a montage of snowy silliness.

Selective Focus: Thanksgiving Weekend Snowout 2019

Small Business Saturday was essentially snowed out. The snow stopped falling on Sunday around noon. According to the National Weather Service, Duluth received 21.7 inches — the ninth snowiest two-day storm in the city’s history.

Selective Focus: Drinksgiving Storm of 2019

The city of Duluth is advising no unnecessary travel until further notice. “Plows are out in full force, but warm ground temperatures and rain have forced drivers to use chains to travel safely,” states a news release from the city’s communications office. “Please respect plow drivers and maintain a safe distance behind them.”

Meanwhile, here are a few of the sexier pics on Instagram.

Climate>Duluth: Bret Pence

Climate>Duluth host Tone Lanzillo interviews Bret Pence from Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light. Recorded in the PACT-TV Studio, Duluth City Hall.

Climate>Duluth: Jamie Harvey

Host Tone Lanzillo interviews Bag it Duluth Coordinator Jamie Harvie at the PACT-TV Studio in Duluth.

More Duluth climate-change refuge speculation

The international news agency Reuters is the latest to report on Duluth as a potential climate-change refuge. Back in April, it was the New York Times.

Selective Focus: Heavy Rain and High Wind

The National Weather Service has issued a coastal flood advisory until 10 p.m. tonight. Duluth city staff issued a news release reminding the public not to drive through standing water, and keep a safe distance from the shoreline.

Duluth Climate Mobilization Campaign Launch

Recorded Sept. 24 at Gichi-ode’ Akiing by Duluth Public Access Community Television.

New York Times looks at Duluth as climate-change refuge

“As the West burns, the South swelters and the East floods, some Americans are starting to reconsider where they choose to live,” writes New York Times climate reporter Kendra Pierre-Louis in an article suggesting people might someday migrate to Duluth to escape global warming.