Wednesday the Twin Cities BROKE A CENTURY-OLD RECORD FOR THE WETTEST AUGUST, SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER. After a near summer-long drought, now Mother Nature won't turn off the spigot. If history repeats itself, the record rain this fall might be a harbinger of lighter-than-normal snowfall this winter. After the wet fall of 1900, the winter of 1900-01 produced only 41.5 inches of snow, which is below the historic average of nearly 55 inches annually.
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...