Several school districts have cancelled class on Wednesday, including the state’s two largest, Anoka-Hennepin and Minneapolis Public Schools. MPS calls the bitter blast dangerous, citing the cold temperatures, wind chill and safety of students as the reason.
The bone-chilling cold Minnesotans woke up to Monday had drivers kicking cars that wouldn’t start and parents in the metro bundling kids up for the bus stop.
There’s a considerable chance El Niño will develop in the coming months, bringing warmer temperatures to our notoriously chilly winters.
Monday’s high temp of 64 is the coldest high temperature ever recorded on this date in the Twin Cities. And strong wind gusts along the streets of downtown Minneapolis really made the weather hard to ignore Monday morning.
For Minnesota’s struggling golf industry, spring can’t come soon enough. In a post-Tiger Woods world, with the U.S. losing an estimated 1 million golfers a year, course owners find themselves struggling to compete.
Four 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.
At Parents Autocare in south Minneapolis, winter can get a little redundant. But this winter has been anything but routine. And potholes are peaking early.
Blowing snow and icy roads are causing hazardous travel conditions in Minnesota as another cold snap moves in. Temperatures will dip into the negative teens and 20s overnight and into Monday, prompting officials to warn state residents to stay inside.
Anoka-Hennepin School District has announced they will cancel classes for Monday, joining a number of other schools making the same decision.
An unusual weather pattern driving bitterly cold air from the Arctic Circle south across a huge swath of the Midwest is expected to send temperatures plummeting Monday from Minneapolis to Louisville, Ky., the latest punch from a winter that is in some areas shaping up as one of the coldest on record.
With the return of bitterly cold temperatures and brutal wind chills, Anoka-Hennepin School District has announced they are canceling classes for Thursday.
There’s cold. And then there’s subzero, frostbite cold. Record-breaking frigid temperatures started blanketing the Midwest on Sunday in part because of a “polar vortex,” which one meteorologist says will send piles of polar air into the U.S.
A cold snap that that National Weather Service is calling “historic and dangerous” has arrived in Minnesota. Temperatures were down to 8 degrees below zero in the Twin Cities area around midmorning Sunday, with wind chills in the mid to high 20 degrees below zero.
It’s hard enough for fire crews to battle a fire, just imagine doing it in sub-zero temperatures. The fire chief called conditions at the Cedar Avenue apartment fire in Minneapolis, “brutal.”
In just 24 hours, the temperature managed to drop 50 degrees in the Twin Cities. While families were outside Saturday enjoying record highs, the ice rinks and lakes were vacant Sunday. One place some chose to brave the bitter temps was the Como Zoo in St. Paul.