As long as you’re not in a car, slipping and sliding in our fresh snow is a lot of fun. That’s why parks were a popular place Saturday afternoon.
Winter is back in the Twin Cities after a storm dumped up to 6 inches of snow in parts of the metro area Friday night. Reports show snow totals Saturday morning ranged from 3.6 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to 6 inches in Little Canada. The Minnesota State Patrol reported 100 crashes overnight. A dozen involved injuries. No fatal accidents had been reported.
As the snow fell Friday evening, cars slipped and skidded.
Rain is falling on Minnesota, just days before Christmas. The wet weekend ushered in a rainy Monday morning, with clouds moving in from the southeast. Much of the snow that had blanketed Minnesota from a frigid November has now been washed away by mild December weather.
Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores the weather, holiday wreaths and gift wrapping.
Minnesotans woke up to subzero temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, and if the mercury doesn’t make it to the double digits, the day could be one for the record books.
As it is every year, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was a big day for gas stations and grocery stores. Many Minnesotans took to the roads Wednesday.
A Winter Storm advisory was issued for southern Minnesota Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year. The National Weather Service said the heaviest snow was expectd south of the Twin Cities metro area, near Mankato, St. Peter, Faribault, Waseca and Owatonna.
Bad weather could snarl Thanksgiving travel plans for residents of the Dakotas.
Freezing temperatures and snow have hampered Minnesota farmers as they try to finish the fall harvest. In its final weekly crop report of the season, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers in the state had only two days suitable for fieldwork in the week that ended Sunday.
Following a week filled with subzero temperatures, Minnesotans woke up Sunday morning to see the mercury climb into the fifties.
It’s been more than three decades since the last time the Minnesota high school football championship was played outdoors. And like this year, weather played a key part. David McCoy shows why the 1981 was a game memorable for more than just its place in history.
By now you may have seen the video. Seventy seven inches of snow in less than 48 hours. Buffalo, N.Y.’s winter wonderland has many layers, layers that are providing many headaches for people like Lisa McEwen.
A private consultant’s report released this week is helping St. Paul identify and fix problems when it comes to snow removal. “We’ve been hit with some pretty difficult winters over the last few years,” Richard Lallier, St. Paul Public Works Director, said. “We’ve been making changes since last December when we were hit with the ice storm.”