The Twin Cities was pounded by several inches of snow on Wednesday, and now cold temperatures and freezing wind chills are arriving behind it to mark an early arrival for winter. With that comes the increased danger for frostbite. It’s brutal, and even dangerous. We hear a lot about frostbite in the winter, and we wondered what exactly is it?
Plunging temperatures in Minnesota are making snow removal a bit tricky as fluffy precipitation turns to rock hard ice. City crews in Duluth scrambled to clear streets before the deep freeze Thursday. Schools are canceling classes again in Duluth, Superior, Wis., and other cities in the region.
The National Weather Service says freezing temperatures are moving into central Minnesota, along with snow flurries in places like Rochester. The weather service says temperatures will be in the mid-20s Monday through the evening. Winds are expected to be blustery, with gusts up to 26 mph.
From the sweaters, parkas and blankets brought by fans to Target Field, it’s clear that the Twins don’t play indoors anymore.
Jeff Stubblefield is photographing the snowy landscape in late March in an attempt to make the best of what Mother Nature is throwing Minnesota.
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The last time Minnesota saw temps below zero this late in January was more than 120 years ago.
Dangerously cold temperatures are settling over Minnesota with wind chill readings that can cause frostbite to exposed skin in a matter of minutes.
The two coldest days of winter are most likely right around the corner. While the extreme cold is uncomfortable for us, it can also do a number on homeowners’ houses.
A number of Minnesota schools sent children home early as a blast of frigid winter wind chills moved into the state.