The coldest kickoff since the Gophers moved back outside to TCF Bank Stadium was 23-degrees, against Iowa in November of 2010. We’ll be lucky if the high gets that high on Saturday, so fans, and players, are already figuring out how to stay warm for the big game.
It looks like we will take our first trip below freezing Monday night in Minneapolis. Last year we accomplished that feat on Oct. 7, when we bottomed out at 28 degrees. We are behind schedule, and I’m sure allergy sufferers will rejoice as we spend the next few nights below freezing, killing most vegetation that messes with our noses.
The National Weather Service says International Falls reported a low of 30 degrees, a record low for the date. The previous record of 32 degrees was reached three times, most recently in 2009. Crane Lake reported a morning low of 28.
This year’s end of winter could make a yearly problem much worse than normal. Ice dams could go from bad to worse and cost homeowners thousands of dollars.
With this week’s warmer temperatures, we’re starting to see some of the stubborn snow and ice that’s piled up turn to slush.
The cold weather can be really tough on your car, and it can be hard to wade through all the information about the best ways to keep it running well.
Dangerously cold temperatures have settled into northern areas of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
You might think activity in a small township in northern Minnesota would come to a standstill when the temperature drops to 42 below zero.
Wind chill numbers aren’t what they used to be. On Wednesday in International Falls it was -8 degrees, but the wind made it feel like -27.
As of Sunday evening, almost the entire state is under a wind-chill warning. Monday, we’ll continue to deal with frigid temperatures and a biting wind – a dangerous combination. So, we looked into three things that will keep you safe these next few days.
Tuesday’s cold weather didn’t stop a bunch of neighbors from jumping in their lake near Faribault, as part of a fundraiser to clean up Circle Lake, getting rid of carp and weeds.
We finally have some precipitation coming our way, but it will be problematic. I know I have been beating the drum for any kind of precipitation, but we could do without freezing drizzle.
What would you go through to look younger, feel younger and burn calories? Would you be willing to freeze your butt off? People in the Twin Cities are exposing themselves to 220 degrees below zero for just those reasons.
The sun is shining, the trees are blooming. It’s the kind of day most Minnesotans dream about — everybody except people like Mike Dekarski, general manager at Apple Jack Orchards in Delano.
It could be a rare sub-zero night Friday. The WCCO weather team says we’ve dipped into those negative digits only four times this year, compared to the usual 30 or so days at or below zero. And, we’ve only seen a single digit high temperature one day this winter.