The Twin Cities was pounded by several inches of snow on Wednesday, and now cold temperatures and freezing wind chills are arriving behind it to mark an early arrival for winter. With that comes the increased danger for frostbite. It’s brutal, and even dangerous. We hear a lot about frostbite in the winter, and we wondered what exactly is it?
The unrelenting storm has spread about 2 feet of snow in northeastern Minnesota continued for a third day Wednesday. The heavy snow and ice has contributed to hundreds of traffic accidents around Minnesota and was cited by authorities in at least five fatal crashes since Monday.
Despite an army of plows out trying to clear the way, drivers found themselves crawling home during the evening rush. During Wednesday afternoon rush hour, commuters found a sea of tail lights no matter what route they tried to take home.
The ongoing snow event keeps on putting a snarl in everyone’s Wednesday plans, and many are going to have to find alternatives for overnight parking, as well. Both Minneapolis and St. Paul have declared snow emergencies effective Wednesday at 9 p.m.
A storm expected to dump three to six inches in the Twin Cities metro and heavier snow in northern suburbs is good news for a business that is almost entirely dependent on weather.
Ahead of the expected winter storm, the Minnesota State Patrol is reminding drivers to buckle up and slow down Wednesday morning — or stay off the roads altogether.
Holiday music is playing wherever you go. You put the tree up, and your outdoor lights are shining. Now, we just need some snow. It’s coming!
Duluth and the Northland are feeling the brunt of the winter storm. Heavy, wet, snow is keeping plows busy and high winds are whipping up 15-foot waves on Lake Superior.
President Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
Schoolchildren in Minnesota and Wisconsin got a rare May snow day Thursday as a storm dropped up to 16 inches of sticky snow across a beleaguered region that was just starting to enjoy spring.
Crews are working to repair electrical lines brought down by the heavy, wet snow that fell across parts of northern Iowa, southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.
Heavy snow, sleet and gusty winds are testing the patience of morning commuters in the Twin Cities as residents to the south are dealing with the after-effects of an ice storm that knocked out power to thousands.
This fresh dose of winter has caused Metro Transit’s light rail line to halt Thursday morning, as ice on the power lines forced them to shut down the entire line, from Mall of America to Target Field.
More than two dozen juveniles from a residential treatment center that lost power in an ice storm have been moved to a National Guard armory in southwestern Minnesota.