An elderly woman was found sitting outside an apartment in Eagan without any clothes early Friday, according to Eagan Police. According to the police report, the woman was found around 4 a.m. Friday morning. She was seated in a wheelchair and was not wearing any clothes, with the exception of a sweater around her neck.
After a week of arctic chills, warm air will wash over Minnesota and snow will be melting by the weekend.
While temperatures climbed above zero in Minnesota on Thursday, schools across the state were still canceling classes as strong winds threaten blowing snow and dangerous driving conditions.
Many metro school districts closed their doors today due to severe windchill….
Hundreds of schools across Minnesota called off classes on Wednesday because of the dangerously cold temperatures. Minneapolis Public Schools are among those deciding to close Wednesday.
The most recent accident occurred on Highway 280 near the Interstate 94 eastbound ramp. MnDOT says a mutli-car pile-up has shut down to the ramp from southbound Hwy 280 onto I-94 east. According to MnDOT, as many as 20 cars are involved, including a semi-truck.
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.
A frigid Monday…click the link above to hear Governor Dayton talk with John Hines.
It was a little more challenging Monday for people to get through the cold weather and in to work. It was well below zero when Dan Risser left his home for work. He saddled up his bicycle and pedaled through the chill to his job as a short-order cook.
Minnesotans awoke Monday to dangerous subzero temperatures, wind chill values that could cause frostbite in minutes, and a coming winter storm.
Dangerous arctic cold and strong winds descended upon Minnesota on Sunday morning, creating the possibility of wind chill factors as low as 45 below.
A wind chill advisory is in effect Tuesday morning for Minnesota and western Wisconsin as a blast of arctic air descended on the Upper Midwest.
In just over a month, Red Bull’s Crashed Ice will return to St. Paul. Athletes will fly down the icy, quarter mile track at speeds reaching 40 miles per hour. Training can take months and the recent December warm up, when temperatures reached the 50s, is having an impact on how athletes are getting ready for the competition.
Monday Fun Day with Dave and Santa Claus. Click the link above to listen.
Most Minnesotans are leaving the snow pants, boots and heavy coats at home. Instead, they’re choosing to shed the layers during a rare December warm-up.