Twin Cities Kids, Adults Hit Como Zoo For Indoor Fun On Subzero DayMost metro schools were off Monday for Martin Luther King Day, but the bitter cold outside left many parents making indoor plans for their kids.
Temperatures Creep Above Zero In Twin CitiesThe temperature has crawled above zero degrees at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The National Weather Service says the airport hit the zero mark around 2 p.m. on Monday, ending around 46 consecutive hours of subzero temperatures since 4 p.m. Saturday.
Twin Cities Runners Not Fazed By Frigid TempsIn Minnesota, the bitter sub-zero cold isn't stopping some who say they enjoy running in the extreme conditions.
Salvation Army Opens Doors To Homeless During Winter's Bitter ColdWhen the temperature drops below 10 degrees, the Salvation Army opens up warming centers as a refuge from the cold. It's what’s being done to protect the most vulnerable from the cold.
State Patrol: 172 Crashes During Monday Evening CommuteThe combination of extreme cold and light snow can prove to be a dangerous one on Minnesota roads, and it led to several accidents during the Monday evening commute.
Outdoor Workers, Enthusiasts Layer Up For Winter BlastMonday's biting cold is a reminder how tough we are to live in Minnesota. Meteorologist Molly Rosenblatt was out in the elements along with people who have to be in them all day on a daily basis.
Vikings Offering Amenities To Keep Fans Warm SundayThe Minnesota Vikings are hoping for a sell-out for Sunday's playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. As the temperature drops, so is the demand for tickets. We founds seats as cheap as $50 on Ticketmaster on Thursday.
Good Question: Where Does This Cold Weather Originate?We all know Minnesota winters can be long and hard, but negative double digits is pretty cold, even for the heartiest Minnesotans. So, that had David from Red Wing wanting to know: Where does this cold weather start? Basically, the air circulates all over the world. In theory, you could balloon around the world if you caught the right winds.
Out-Of-Towners Shocked By Arctic BlastAs uncomfortable as Wednesday has been, most Minnesotans have seen temperatures like this before. But for some, it was unlike anything they've ever experienced. Moving from South Carolina to Minnesota was a bit of a shock to my system.
Tips For Keeping Your Pets Warm In Extreme ColdAs we get ready for some of the most extreme cold we've felt this winter, it's important to remember our pets. Last year, veterinarians saw more pets with frostbite here in Minnesota. Just like humans, it only takes minutes when the temperatures get below zero.
Officials Advise No Unnecessary Travel In Parts Of MinnesotaThe Minnesota Department of Transportation says high winds and extreme cold will make travel risky in parts of Minnesota. Officials are urging no unnecessary travel in south-central and southwestern Minnesota Tuesday night.
Mpls. Police Watch For The Vulnerable In The Bitter ColdMinneapolis Police officers are being asked to keep an eye out for people on the street who may not be dressed properly, or are in need of help. "It doesn't take long in these sub-zero temperatures for people to get hurt," said First Precinct Inspector Medaria Arradondo. He says one of his officers has even started to hand out blankets to those in need.