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.
Ahhh, September 2014; six days spent soaking up 80° highs and 12 days in the 70s. October 2014 followed and offered up plentiful 60° days as well. And then came November.
Minnesotans woke up to subzero temperatures on Thanksgiving Day, and if the mercury doesn’t make it to the double digits, the day could be one for the record books.
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A slippery Monday in CCO Land led to lots of weather, plus breaking news on Chuck Hagel, click the link above to listen back to highlights from Monday.
Following a week filled with subzero temperatures, Minnesotans woke up Sunday morning to see the mercury climb into the fifties.
WCCO is declaring the first top 10 weather day of the winter season Saturday, Nov. 22. That’s right, a top 10 weather day in the winter.
By now you may have seen the video. Seventy seven inches of snow in less than 48 hours. Buffalo, N.Y.’s winter wonderland has many layers, layers that are providing many headaches for people like Lisa McEwen.
There are 1.4 billion lightning strikes globally each year — 25 million of those bolts occur in the U.S., and that number may be going way up. A study, recently published in the journal Science, concludes that a 50 percent increase in lightning strike frequency is possible by the end of the century.
After a warmer than normal September and October, November 2014 delivered a dramatic shift in season and temperature trend.
Although Minnesotans are already enduring subzero temperatures this November, officials are reminding those venturing outside that the ice just isn’t ready for recreation.
A snowy Tuesday on the MORNING NEWS WITH DAVE LEE. Click the link above to listen back via Dave’s PODCAST PAGE!
Minnesotans are preparing for Old Man Winter as the season’s first major storm threatens to dump more than a foot of snow Monday on a swath of the state, including the metro.
With 2014 starting to wind down and a whole new set of Top 10 Weather Days just around the corner, it’s a perfect time to take a trip down memory lane. The past year was full of weather extremes. On the cusp of the change from fall to winter, Kylie Bearse sat down with the rest of the WCCO weather team to look back at all Minnesota has endured this past year.
We’re still waiting for our first real glimpse of snow here in the metro Some snow was coming down today farther to our north.