Scientists Create Road That Melts Ice And Snow By ItselfAccording to the scientists, adding paraffin wax to the concrete mix makes the road surface capable of melting the wintry mix much faster than normal roads.
Minnesotans Head Outdoors During Winter Warm-upMost Minnesotans are leaving the snow pants, boots and heavy coats at home. Instead, they’re choosing to shed the layers during a rare December warm-up.
Allergy Season Begins Along With SpringSpring is on it's way and so is allergy season, and with all the snow Minnesota has had this year there could be another factor causing stuffy noses. The large amount of snow that built p this year can lead to something called, "snow mold." It’s something that causes stuffy noses, headaches and sore throats for a lot of people.
Mystery Safe Found Amid Cottage Grove SnowmeltThe snow should be melting this weekend. You can always find weird stuff that was picked up by a plow or shoveled up and dumped somewhere else. And that's exactly the case in Cottage Grove, where police told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that they found the safe in a partially-melted snowbank.
Warm-Up Unlikely To Melt Much SnowJustin Parent has crafted quite the technique for clearing snow off cars. At 169 Motors in Shakopee, he scrapes off 40-50 a day. “Getting a nice workout," Parent said. "I'm getting tired of the snow, aren't you?" The people we came across Monday would probably say "yes". About six inches fell in the Shakopee area. A warm-up is on the way, but Mike Greasinger with the National Weather Service says we shouldn't get too excited.