Winter Weather

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Gov. Orders Schools Closed Monday Over Dangerous Cold

Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all Minnesota public schools to close statewide Monday as dangerous cold looms. Forecasters are expecting frigid temperatures to arrive Sunday night and stay through Tuesday morning. Wind chill readings could plummet to 60 degrees below zero Monday morning.

01/03/2014

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1-2-14 Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr….In Embarrass Minnesota On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Dave Lee went up north today to find out how cold it was in Embarrass…..click the link to listen back!

01/02/2014

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A Bitterly Cold Christmas Eve In Minnesota

Minnesotans are dealing with arctic cold heading into Christmas Eve. The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning for west-central Minnesota through noon Tuesday. The rest of the state is under a wind chill advisory.

12/24/2013

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Subzero Temps, Freezing Rain Greet U.S. Holiday Week

The National Weather Service says wind chills in South Dakota are dipping to near 40 below. Readings hit 39 below in Huron and 33 below in Sioux Falls at 5 a.m. Monday. The northern part of the state has been under a wind chill warning.

12/23/2013

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Unruly Winter Weather Has Holiday Travelers On Edge

With more people flying this year than last year for the holiday, travelers just want to make sure they’ll be home for Christmas. The wild weather hitting across the country has holiday travelers worried, however.

12/22/2013

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Cold Forces Parade Cancellations In Minnesota

Some cities in Minnesota are canceling weekend parades because of the bitterly cold weather. St. Cloud’s Winter Nights and Lights Parade and Santa Fun Run have been canceled because of the dangerously cold temperatures forecast for Saturday.

12/06/2013

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Oil Crews Endure Even As Wind Chill Drops To -40

Some people were choosing to stay indoors as an arctic blast swept across the Northern Plains, but the prospect of temperatures not cracking single digits had a different effect on the roustabouts, roughnecks and thousands of others working outside in western North Dakota’s oil patch.

12/05/2013

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After The Snow Comes Blistering Cold Temps

Plunging temperatures in Minnesota are making snow removal a bit tricky as fluffy precipitation turns to rock hard ice. City crews in Duluth scrambled to clear streets before the deep freeze Thursday. Schools are canceling classes again in Duluth, Superior, Wis., and other cities in the region.

12/05/2013

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As Winter Moves In, DPS Warns Of Driving Safety

With more snow forecasted to move through Minnesota over the next few days, the Department of Public Safety has reminded drivers to use extra caution. There were four fatal crashes throughout the state amid Monday’s snowfall, including one on Interstate 94 involving a jackknifed semi.

12/03/2013

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Snow Totals Could Reach 20 Inches In NE Minnesota

Heavy snowfall has canceled or delayed school in some northeastern Minnesota communities. The National Weather Service says more than a foot of snow has accumulated in Duluth and Two Harbors.

12/03/2013

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Get Ready For Winter To Make A Grand Entrance

After a pretty quiet November, the Twin Cities is seeing all the makings of its first significant snow event of the season. WCCO meteorologist Matt Brickman said rounds of wintry precipitation will move through the metro over the next few days, the first of which will come Monday afternoon.

12/02/2013

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Storm Brings Snow, Possible Tornadoes To Plains

Blizzards rolled into parts of Wyoming and South Dakota on Friday, bringing the snow-savvy states to an unseasonably early winter standstill and forcing a tourist town to cancel its annual Octoberfest’s polka-dancing bar crawl.

10/04/2013

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Some Schoolchildren Get Rare May Snow Day

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.

05/02/2013

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Over 40K Customers Lose Power In Minn., Wis., Iowa

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.

05/02/2013

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Building Partially Collapses In May Snow Storm

A structure partially collapsed after a rare round of May snow moved through the southeastern portion of Minnesota.

05/02/2013

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Winter Weather Returns For Yet Another Curtain Call

Like the inevitable sequel to a long-running horror movie franchise, snow is making yet another return to the forecast. Only this time, the flakes are predicted to fly not in April, but in May.

05/01/2013

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Another Round Of Wintry Weather In Minn./Wis.

Hearty Midwesterners know better than to put the snow shovels and snow blowers away in April.

04/22/2013

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Old Man Winter Rolls Over Minnesota Yet Again

Another wintry blast has buried northeastern Minnesota under more than a foot and a-half of new snow, disrupted travel and closed schools.

04/19/2013

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Another Wintry Blast For Northwestern Wisconsin

More than a foot of new snow in northwestern Wisconsin is making travel tough and has closed numerous school districts.

04/19/2013

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Snow Slowing Traffic, Crippling The Metro & Greater MN

Well, there’s always May, right? It looks like another dose of heavy, wet snow is set to blanket much of Minnesota, where residents have been understandably anxious to see any tangible signs of spring weather.

04/18/2013

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Midwest Weather Woes Range From Snow To Twisters

Middle America was overwhelmed by weather Thursday, with snow in the north, tornadoes in the Plains, and torrential rains that caused floods and transportation woes — and a sinkhole in Chicago.

04/18/2013

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Prep Blog: The Frustration Of Minnesota’s Spring Weather

It’s the worst fear of any high school athlete who competes in a spring sport in Minnesota: the sight of rain or snow.

04/18/2013

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The Spring That Wasn’t Has Some (Or Most) Despairing

Jonathan Smith of Concept Landscaping is not going to wait any longer to start working on the lake. On Wednesday, he and his crew were on Spring Park Bay installing a new launch pad in the open water along the shore.

04/18/2013

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H.S. Sports Teams Cope With Frigid Spring

It’s no secret. Many Minnesotans are sick of the long winter season and so are thousands of high school students who’ve had to practice inside and cancel games.

04/17/2013

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More ‘Hope It’s The Season’s Last’ Snow Expected

If Jean-Paul Sartre were alive today and living in the Twin Cities, you could bet he’d be working on his final revisions for his new hit play “Snow Exit.”

04/17/2013

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