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Thursday, March 28, 2013 .o.!a!)._..News_ Mark Anthony Meteorologist Think about a severe weather plan Comm00ity IN "1'' Weather column: Severe moisture by Friday night into Sat- .weather awareness week takes urday across the region. At this place in Minnesota this year stage, it doesn't look like a great April 15-19. I know it has been hard deal of moisture will be associated to think about severe thunder- with thisdisturbance. storms and the possibility of tot- Have a great rest of the week nadoes when we still have all of and enjoy the warmer tempera- this snow around Minnesota. tures--finally! Things can change quickly Weather history: On this date this time of the year, however. As in 1946, a record of 78 degrees was a result, it is time to start thinking set at Redwood Falls. The rest of about your severe weather plan. Minnesota saw temperatures in In the next few weeks I will have the 60s and 70s as well! some tips to keep you and your Weather fact: A tornado watch family safe. means conditions are favorable I know many around Minne- for dangerous weather to occur. sota and North Dakota are con- In other words, a "watch" means cerned about flooding this spring, watch out for what the weather Flood watches have already been could do, and "be ready to act posted for many rivers in the area. accordingly." Hydrology experts are saying this MN AT A GLANCE: could be a very bad year for resi- Moorhead Low 8 High 30 dents along the Red River because Duluth Low 16 High 36 of the prospects of a quick snow Central Minn. Low 7 High 31 melt, and also if we start getting Twin Cities Low 17 High 38 some heavy rainfall in the coming Rochester Low 13 High 36 week. Marshall Low 13 High 37 Fitness Fair Other areas of concern are for Monday, March 25: Partly Montevideo and Granite Falls cloudy, morning fog possible. High along the Minnesota Riverand for 31 Low 15 Winds: Var. at 5 mph locations near Long Prairie and Prec. None the Long Prairie River, and also for Monday's sunrise: 7:11 a.m. St. Cloud with the Sauk River and Monday's sunset: 7:45 p.m. the Mississippi River. Normal High: 41 We could see some additional Normal Low: 23 Sfi0r Dtfi Met/U Suggested donation for those 60 or older is $3.85, under 60 is $6.55. Eden Valley din- ers are served at the Civic Cen- ter (attached to the city offices building), and should reserve a meal by calling Julie Ruprecht at (320) 453-8375. Watkins diners are served at St. Anthony Manor, and should call Peggi Gohman at (320) 764-5615 for reservation by 1 p.m. the day before your meal. Both sites serve at 11:30 a.m. Mon- day through Friday. This service is through Lutheran Social Service, funded in part by a contract from the Area Agency on Aging with funding from the Federal Older Americans Act through the Min- nesota Board on Aging. Temperatures will return to more seasonal readings by the weekend out ahead of our next weather system. A weak distur- bance could bring some light rain and snow to the state by Friday night into Saturday. Thursday: Partly cloudy with early morning fog possible. High 35 Low 22 Winds: Variable at 5 mph Prec. None Friday: Partly cloudy early, 30-percent chance of light rain or snow mainly late. High 40 Low 27 Winds: SE 5-10 mph Prec. Trace-.10" Saturday: Partly to mostly cloudy, 40-percent chance of light rain/snow. High 42 Low 25 Winds: SE/NW 5-10 Prec. Trace-.20" Sunday: Partly cloudy, 20-pero cent chance of light snow early. High 41 Low 24 Wind: Variable at 5-10 mph Prec, Trace-.05" Apr. 1-5 Please call at least one day in advance. Meals may be picked up. Monday: Swedish meatballs, paprika potatoes, spinach, bread/margarine, ice cream, milk. Tuesday: Liver or pepper steak, buttered-boiled potatoes, peas, bread/margarine, apricots, milk. Wednesday: Pork chow mein, rice/chow mein noodles, Orien- tal vegetables, Mandarin oranges, cookie, milk. Thursday: Roast beef, mashed potatoes, carrots, dinner roll/mar- garine, pudding dessert, milk. Friday: Chef salad: turkey- ham-cheese-lettuce, salad dress- ing, tomato & cucumber slices, muffin/margarine, brownie, milk. Free Health and Whitney Senior Center 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 Health is in bloom at Whit- ney Senior Center. Plant the seeds for a healthier and more vital life. Free and open to the public, a wide variety of vendors will provide the most current health, fitness and wellness practices, geared toward seniors. Sample healthy snacks, enjoy a free massage, and discover new ways to be active outd6rs . .... Whitney Senior Center is located at 1527 Northway Drive in St. Cloud. KtmbalI senior Dintn00q Apr. 1-5 Monday-500: Chicken  la king, baking powder biscuit, peas, orange wedges, pudding. Tuesday: Hamburger on a bun, mac 'n cheese, vegetable, cherry upside-down cake. Wednesday-Pie Day: Beef tips in gravy, egg noodles, French cut green beans, peach slices, banana cream pie. Thursday: Turkey in the straw, crunchy Romaine salad, cream- style corn, oatmeal raisin cookie. Friday: Breaded chicken, au gratin potatoes, confetti-vegetable salad, wheat bread, pudding. Euchre anytime there are enough players 1% milk is served with every meal. Menu is subject to change. Menu Suggested contribution for per- sons 60+ and volunteers is $3.50, or what you can afford. Guests under 60 pay $7. REMINDER: When there is a choice of entree on the menu, you will receive the first one listed UNLESS you notify us. The cof- fee pot is on by 11:15 a.m. every Wednesday. For more information, call Rosalea Hoeft at (320) 398-2211 ext. 13, between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Gift dining booklets are available at the Senior Dining Site and the Harvest Bank in Kimball. Partially funded under contract with the Central Minnesota Coun- cil of Aging as part of the Older Americans Act and administered by Catholic Charities of the Dio- cese of St. Cloud. www.tricou ntynews. M N I'll Page 5 'FREE 6" Sub Good only at: 24086 State l-lwy t5 (just N. of Luxemburg on Hwy 15) 320-251-4533 Balli Kimball Add Neal's Yard Remedies NYROrnic products to your therapy practice A favorite of UK therapists for more than 30 years, Neal's Yard Remedies certified organic skincare and aromatherapy products are now available in the U.S.i NYR Organic as an independent Consultant and receive a 25% discoJnt on products. Contact: Leslie Nyholm 612-619-015! https://us.nyro.r.qanic.comlshoplleslie stampede@meltel, net St. Anthony Manor activities activities Mondays: Euchre 7 p.m. Wednesday: Exercise 10 a.m., Senior Citizen cards 1-4:30 p.m. Fridays: Mass 8:15 a.m. (except 1 st Friday of the month) Sundays: Pray the Rosary 8a.m. Nail Care 1 p.m. Farmers State Bank A Good Bank in a Good Town THANK YOU FOR BANKING WITH US. Convenient Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (cldve-up only 3-4:00 p.m.) Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (walk-up/drive-up only) (320) 7s4-2600 Visit us on the web: Member 170 Meeker Ave N, Watkins, Minnesota