More than 98 percent of Minnesota is at least abnormally dry right now, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. On the bright side, a little bit of relief might be coming through in the way of a winter storm. Most of the state is currently under a winter weather advisory in effect until 9 p.m.
Another winter storm inflicted fresh misery on the Northeast on Monday, causing the cancellation of flights, classes and major court cases a day after it dumped up to a foot-and-a-half of snow on the Chicago area and blanketed much of the Plains and Midwest.
More than a dozen flights to the east coast from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport have been canceled in anticipation of a major snowstorm. According to the latest reports from MSP Airport, at least 15 Monday flights to destinations ranging from Boston to New York to Philadelphia have been canceled.
Minnesota farmers are nearing the end of the corn and sunflower harvests, but last week’s snowstorm halted the harvest for some farmers.
The first snowstorm of the season is causing big headaches for travelers and crews Monday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. MSP Spokesman Pat Hogan says there have been about 175 canceled flights Monday. Hogan says he doesn’t anticipate many more being made because the airlines were aggressive about canceling them ahead of time.
Nothing inspires such fright as the vision of Halloween pumpkins shrouded in white. But have no fear, clear skies are in the forecast for Halloween this year.
When 2-and-a-half-year-old Jack from Deerwood, Minn. heard it was going to snow almost a foot on April 16, he yelled, “Noooooo!” and slapped his fork on the table. This response went on for a good minute. “The funny thing is I’ve had people 20-, 30-, 40-, 50-years older reacting the same way,” said WCCO Meteorologist Chris Shaffer, who wasn’t all that surprised at the reaction to his forecast. “I just can’t get away with acting like that on television, but he can. It’s cute for him.”
A snowstorm of record-breaking proportions is predicted to mess up the Friday morning commute in the Twin Cities. Forecasters say a mix of precipitation is expected to turn over to heavy snow after midnight Thursday and leave as much as a foot of snow in the Twin Cities by midmorning.
When driving through St. Louis Park, it’s hard to miss the big treehouse off of Minnetonka Boulevard. But the local landmark may soon only exist in memories.
A winter storm centered in central Nebraska is expected to cause some significant snowfall in Minnesota by early Wednesday morning.
Roads are still bad days after a storm dumped nearly a foot of snow in Minneapolis. That’s because the deep freeze that followed the snow isn’t letting up, and neither are the calls to the city to point out problem spots on the roads.
On the day before the 2014 Minnesota Legislative session starts, the cold weather is still a hot topic. Like many Minnesotans, some lawmakers are wondering why the road conditions are still so difficult.
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A structure partially collapsed after a rare round of May snow moved through the southeastern portion of Minnesota.
Police in Duluth are asking people to stay home and travel only if necessary while a spring snowstorm makes driving conditions dangerous in northeastern Minnesota.
This fresh dose of winter has caused Metro Transit’s light rail line to halt Thursday morning, as ice on the power lines forced them to shut down the entire line, from Mall of America to Target Field.
Treacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.
Winter is nowhere near finished with Minnesota yet, and a new round of snow landed in the state just in time to make the morning commute another one for the aspirin files.
Up until this week, many of you have not dealt with snow and ice on the roads. Saturday night’s snow storm has left much of Minnesota covered in white — which is affecting flights, travel conditions and visibility.
Two U.S. students trapped in the New Zealand wilderness by a snowstorm trekked back out to safety after surviving their nine-day ordeal by rationing their meager supplies of trail mix and warming themselves in hot springs.
A New Brighton neighborhood is now home to a new attraction made strictly out of this week’s snowfall, and people are driving from all over to catch a glimpse.
Brainerd is on track to get the most snow, so the city’s residents ran some last-minute errands Tuesday night.
Beware the ides of just-before-March. A snow storm that dumped nearly a foot of snow on parts of northern Minnesota could be just a taste of what’s ahead this week.
Minnesota has managed to dodge a white, fluffy bullet for most of the winter thus far. But the state’s dry fortune looks to change over the next five days.