Old Farmer's Almanac: This Winter's Gonna Hurt Like A ...Just when you thought you had gotten over last winter, be warned: The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the country, even in places that don't usually see too much of it, like the Pacific Northwest.
Patience, Dear Minnesotans, Warmth Is Coming BackThe weather outside may be frightful, but the extended forecast is so delightful. Following the storm fronts over the weekend, temperatures plunged perilously going into the work week.
Fewer Cold-Related Deaths This Winter, But Homeless Still Feel FreezeThis year's mild winter was still cold enough to turn deadly. Exposure to the cold was a factor in the deaths of at least 43 Minnesotans from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of March, according to the state Department of Health.
Bitter Wind Chills To Start The WeekWind chill advisories are in effect Monday for most of Minnesota and western Wisconsin until 10 a.m. A few counties in extreme northern Minnesota are even seeing wind chill warnings, with wind chills expected to reach nearly 45 degrees below zero.
New London Company Creates List Of 'Minnesota Normal' BehaviorsThere are a lot of things we do here in Minnesota that many would think are crazy, but for us are normal. Wally and Mel's Apparel and Goods in New London put together a list of the top 10 most Minnesotan things.
Student Tweets Cold-Themed Playlist To Convince MPS To CloseSeveral school districts have cancelled class on Wednesday, including the state’s two largest, Anoka-Hennepin and Minneapolis Public Schools. MPS calls the bitter blast dangerous, citing the cold temperatures, wind chill and safety of students as the reason.
Weather Blog: The Truth About The Polar VortexAhhh, the polar vortex -- a term that garnered much more than its 15 minutes of fame last winter. I mean it sounds pretty awesome, like a mutant tornado composed of icicles and doom, and though that'd be something to see, the polar vortex is no polar-bear-nado, but a large scale weather system that has been in existence long before any of us.
Sunday's Vikings Game Was Coldest Since 1981The Minnesota Vikings' win over Carolina was the team's coldest game since their last season at Metropolitan Stadium in 1981. It was 12 degrees at kickoff Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium with a wind chill factor of minus 15.
Good Questions: Gopher Trophies, Runny Noses & Bell RingersDick from Stillwater asked: When was the last time the Gophers had possession of the Pig, Jug and Axe? Earlier this season, Minnesota beat Michigan to take the Little Brown Jug and Iowa for Floyd of Rosedale. If the Gophers beat the Badgers on Saturday, they will also be in possession of Paul Bunyan's Axe. The last time that happened was 1967.
Gophers Fans Tailgate In The Icy ColdThe snow and frigid temperatures did not keep die-hard Gopher football fans from tailgating Saturday morning.
Vikings Prepare For Cold Late-Season GamesThough the label will only last for two years, the Minnesota Vikings are an outdoor team again. Their winter-weather mettle is about to be tested. The high on Sunday at Chicago has been predicted at 34 degrees, and then the Vikings have three straight games at their temporary home stadium on the University of Minnesota campus.
Red Carpet Recap: We Day Notables Dish On MN ColdThe stars aren't usually up for 7 a.m. red carpets, but luckily the crowd had no problem bringing up their energy! A group of students were chanting and cheering right from the very beginning. The Band Perry put it perfectly: "Coffee and loud kids, that's all you need in the morning."