Good Question: When Do We Usually Get Our First Snow?It's now one week from Thanksgiving and many us have only seen flurries in the air. So, when do we usually get our first snow? Good Question.
State Patrol: 250 Crashes During Rush Hour SnowfallThe rush-hour snowfall on Tuesday is being blamed for almost 200 crashes on Minnesota roads. The Minnesota State Patrol says there were 186 crashes between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Fifteen of those crashes involved injuries, but no one was seriously hurt.
Good Question: Does Early Snow Mean A Long Winter?Could this year's early snowfall tell us anything about the rest of the winter?
Road Salt Prices Jump, But MnDOT Says They’re PreparedAs we shift into fall, state leaders are already thinking about clearing snow from the roads. And in some cases, what they're finding is a big increase in the price of road salt. The demand for road salt is outpacing the supply. A trade group for salt mines says they can't produce it as fast as states and cities are ordering it.
Good Question ‘Reply All’: Auto Dealership Logos & Summer SnowGrant from Eden Prairie just bought a car, so he was wondering: Why do auto dealership put their logos on the back of the car? Several car dealerships were consulted about this ‘Good Question,’ and the final consensus was pretty obvious – advertising.
Parts Of Northern Minn. May See 10 To 16 Inches Of SnowIf you live in Minnesota, no, Wednesday is not a nightmare and you will not wake up to the warm sun on your face. Snow has already struck and more is expected. An intense band of snowfall just north of the Twin Cities, stretching from Willmar to Duluth to Hayward, Wis., will continue through the afternoon. Within the band, there's expected to be snowfall rates of 1 inch of snow an hour.
Heavy Snowfall Brings Increased Risk Of InjuriesJohn Egnell knows he can't beat winter, so he joins it. Friday morning, he took care of his own driveway, and then tackled two other driveways for neighbors in Brooklyn Park. He has a snow blower, so he was more than happy to help. "My hands are a little sore just from using a snow blower," Egnell said. "I can't imagine shoveling it all."
It's Pres-snow-dent's Day! Spend It ShovelingFour score and seven inches ago ... (Get it? Because it's President's Day? Just go with it.) Yes, another round of intense snowfall is currently falling with parts of the state anticipating up to seven inches of fresh new fluff.
Weather Blog: Arctic Cold And Snow Join ForcesWe kicked off the weekend with brutally-cold conditions. Wind chills Saturday are done right bone chilling, dropping to 50 below in Fosston this morning, -45 in Longville and -25 at MSP Airport. The coldest temperature recorded Saturday morning was -11. Last year’s lowest low was -13, to put that in to perspective. Saturday’s high was -1, which approaches a record set in the 1800s! In the overnight, clouds will increase and light snow will develop later Sunday morning. Wind chill will decrease a bit.
Early Snow Spruces Up Your Christmas TreeTuesday night's snow may be the best thing that could've happened to your future Christmas tree. Growing Christmas trees can take a lot of patience and Deb Krueger of Krueger's Christmas trees knows it well.
November Snow Blows Into Minn. Minnesotans are getting a sneak peek at winter. A November storm was moving across the state Tuesday evening, dumping several inches of snow.
Snow Hits Parts Of MinnesotaSome residents north and west of the Twin Cities metro got an early taste of winter on Sunday with at least measurable snowfall. Sartell was one of the areas that saw some snow, but a lot of it melted once it hit the pavement so other than a few slushy spots, the roads were fine.