We currently have a snow depth in the Twin Cities of two inches. That is what remains from our snowfall last Saturday. Since then temperatures have been cool enough for our snow to stick around, but that will change this weekend.
The wind will make if feel below zero Thursday morning. There will be a secondary cold front dropping south as the day progresses. This is the leading edge of the coldest air yet this season.
We have just lived through the driest autumn in Twin Cities history. This goes back over the past 141 years.
Just as Bing Crosby so melodically mused, “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas,” many of us harbor hopes of that festive snowy scene to enjoy alongside family, fires, presents and eggnog, but just what are the chances of our dreams coming true?
November has been dry and warm, so why not end it that way. The last day of the month will be the warmest of the next several days.
We just enjoyed our fourth warmest Thanksgiving on record with a high of 59 degrees, and we had a great follow up act with a high of 54 on Friday.
On average, November and December are our cloudiest months. We are living up to it these days.
We’ve only received a trace of snow so far in the Twin Cities. That is about 5 inches below average for this time of year. We won’t gain it all back in one storm, but we will see some snow.
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We start our Thursday with the coolest air since late March. At least the wind will be lighter, but the teens feel cold.
A cold front will swing through dry early on Tuesday, and the wind will crank up from the west with 10-20 mph gusts. And cooler air is coming our way.
According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, much of southern Minnesota is currently experiencing severe drought conditions. Elsewhere across the state, abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions are presently in place including Hennepin County.
We escaped the latest storm system without one single flake.
The National Weather Service has deemed this week Winter Hazard Awareness Week for Minnesota and Wisconsin, and with the first winter weather of the season in the forecast for some, it’s a good time to remind ourselves how to stay safe from the cold, ice and snow!
The first winter weather of the season to impact parts of the area Tuesday into Wednesday.
It will be hard to maintain your lovely hairdo this weekend as a strong storm passes to our west over the Dakotas.
We wrapped up the month of October and will remember it as a warm and dry one.
Monday marks the 20-year anniversary of the 1991 Halloween Blizzard that produced some of the heaviest snowfalls in history for many cities across Minnesota!
Another storm system passes early on Friday that will trigger a few spotty showers with a few flakes mixed in up north.
On Friday, NASA in coordination with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will launch a new polar-orbiting environmental satellite.
It was a showery Sunday as many areas across the state picked up at least a trace of rainfall.
Our temps finally shot up over average Friday with a high of 61 degrees (that’s 5 degrees warmer than average). Lucky for us, the mild air will stay in place right through the weekend.
It is time to say goodbye to the November-like air mass that has been parked over us for the past few days.
Remember in early October when it felt like July with highs in the 80s? Well that is just a memory now.
We finally received a respectable amount of rain on Wednesday. Many towns enjoyed over half an inch.