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It is not unusual for any location in the Dakotas or Minnesota to get a little snow in October, but big October snows are far more likely out west.
During the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season — one of the most active on record — climate change boosted hourly rainfall rates in hurricane-force storms by 8%-11%, according to an April 2022 study in the journal Nature Communications.
The powerful storm created an inland storm surge that killed an estimated 1800 people in Florida.
Winds stay light and temperatures look cool as showers slowly move through the area.
The latest long-lead forecasts from the Climate Prediction Center calls for a colder than average winter.
It is best to refer to these three months as Climatological Fall.