WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Snowstorm

(credit: Roseann Jones)

Good Question: How Does Weather Affect Our Mood?

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.”

04/16/2014

(credit: CBS)

April Snowstorm Could Be A Record Breaker

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.

04/03/2014

(credit: CBS)

Iconic Metro Treehouse May Be Toppled By April Snowstorm

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.

04/02/2014

(credit: CBS)

Storm Dumps 9 Inches Of Snow On Central Minnesota

A winter storm centered in central Nebraska is expected to cause some significant snowfall in Minnesota by early Wednesday morning.

03/18/2014

(credit: Christine Selvig)

If Another Snowstorm Hits During Deep Freeze, It Could ‘Weld’ Ice To Streets

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.

02/25/2014

(credit: CBS)

Messy, Icy Roads Usher In Legislative Session

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.

02/24/2014

(credit: State Patrol)

12-4-13 Snow Coverage In Minnesota On The Morning News With Dave Lee

In case you missed it, click the link to listen back……

12/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

Building Partially Collapses In May Snow Storm

A structure partially collapsed after a rare round of May snow moved through the southeastern portion of Minnesota.

05/02/2013

(credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Duluth Police Advise No Unnecessary Travel

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.

04/11/2013

(credit: CBS)

Hiawatha LRT Service Resumes After Morning Ice

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.

04/11/2013

(credit: Mandi Cline-Elken)

Scores Of Minnesota Schools Cancel Classes

Treacherous driving conditions have led scores of schools and school districts to cancel classes for the day across the southern half of Minnesota.

04/11/2013

(credit: CBS)

Fresh Dose Of Snow Moves Into MN, Storm Slams Midwest

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.

02/22/2013

Snow, street, traffic, cars, parking, snow emergency

597 Crashes After MN Snowstorm; Numerous Snow Emergencies

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.

12/09/2012

police, generic, lights, cop, flashing, officials, authorities

U.S. Students Survive 9 Days In New Zealand Blizzard

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.

06/11/2012

(credit: Austin, Trevor & Connor Bartz)

Giant Puffer Snow Sculpture Attracts Attention

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.

03/02/2012

more