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Weather Blog: The Big Chill

Our flurries will pass, causing some slowing on the roads. We haven’t had much experience in the snowfall department this year with only 1.1 inches in the Twin Cities. Some south of the Twin Cities could see some minimal accumulation this evening, but the big headline is still focused on the cold air on the way.

11/21/2013

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It’s A ‘Rush Hour’ Harvest With Crops Behind

It has been a challenging year for Minnesota farmers. Many got their crops in late, dealt with dry conditions in August, and are now working in wet fields this fall. You may remember that some parts of the state got more than a foot of snow in early May, which is prime planting time for farmers.

10/24/2013

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Good Question: Why Do Temps In The 50s Feel So Cool In The Fall?

There’s nothing unusual about a cool, wet October week. For example, Wednesday’s high only climbed to the mid 50s – the same temperatures that feel so warm to us in early April.

10/16/2013

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Good Question: Why Do We Like 70-Degree Temps?

Sunny, 79, with a slight breeze along the Mississippi River. Summers in Minnesota are the reason many people deal with the winter months. So, that had Brad Ehlers of Fergus Falls asking: Why are we comfortable with weather between 68-72 degrees when our body temperatures average 98.6 degrees? Dr. Tim Mead teaches anatomy at the University of St. Thomas.

08/12/2013

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How To Navigate The (Possibly Icy) Fishing Opener

On Saturday, Minnesotans will launch their boats in search of open water for the annual fishing opener.

05/08/2013

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Lake Minnetonka Could Face Historically Late Ice-Out

Unseasonably chilly weather could make for a historically late ice-out date on Lake Minnetonka. And businesses along Minnetonka’s shoreline have been squeezed by our unusual cold.

04/16/2013

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Will March 2012’s High Temps Repeat? Far From It

Looks like it’s going to take more than the luck of the Irish to get even close to the temperatures we saw last St. Patrick’s Day.

03/13/2013

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5 Car Tips For Frigid Temps

The cold weather can be really tough on your car, and it can be hard to wade through all the information about the best ways to keep it running well.

02/01/2013

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Cold, Snow Postpone Xerxes Ave Bridge Construction

Falling temps and forecasted snow for Feb. 1-4 have caused MnDOT to postpone weekend construction on the Xerxes Avenue Bridge.

02/01/2013

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Winter Storm Warning: Freezing Rain Hits Minnesota

We’ve got quite the mess of moisture that will make conditions incredibly slick on Sunday.

01/27/2013

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Cool Temps, Solid Snowfall Boosting Winter Businesses

The New Year actually started with subzero temperatures and we barely made it into the teens today.

01/01/2013

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Snow? Mild Temps? Weighing Early Predictions For Winter

Some snow is expected in Northern Minnesota on Thursday, though a lot of us hope winter is still a couple months away.

10/03/2012

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Heat Advisory In Effect, Temps To Hit 100 Degrees

If anyone was curious what it might feel like to be inside an oven, well today’s high should give you an idea.

07/16/2012

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Heat Wave Takes A Toll On Upper Midwest Fish

This summer’s heat wave is taking its toll on fish in the Upper Midwest, where high water temperatures and low oxygen levels have combined to kill thousands of fish in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Wisconsin.

07/12/2012

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Shakopee Firefighters Battle Fire In Sweltering Temps

With the thermometer in the 90’s, there are few tougher jobs than fighting a fire. But that’s what firefighters had to do in Shakopee Sunday.

07/01/2012

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