Winter-weary southern Minnesota woke up to an inch or two of slushy snow as a preview to a heavier spring snowfall forecast to begin Wednesday night.
Schools are closing in southwestern Minnesota as a spring storm moves into the region. KMHL radio says Marshall Public Schools are among those dismissing early as travel conditions deteriorate.
Many rural Minnesota school districts were forced to cancel several days of classes because of the tough winter. Now administrators are worried those closures will come back to haunt them as they prepare for this spring’s round of high-stakes achievement tests.
Here in the Twin Cities we average 2.4 inches of snow in the month of April. Much of it melts on contact with the warmer ground, and even if it does accumulate it doesn’t last for long.
From the sweaters, parkas and blankets brought by fans to Target Field, it’s clear that the Twins don’t play indoors anymore.
Yes, it feels like winter today. But if you need more proof that spring is coming, consider this — April 1 is the last day for declaring snow emergencies in Minneapolis.
The calendar officially switches over to spring on Wednesday, but the temperatures outside tell a very different tale.
Not everyone is able to take off for Florida and Mexico for spring break, but Minnesota residents are fortunate to live in a state where there are lots of fun things to do, not too far from home.
March is the third snowiest month on average in the Twin Cities, and this March is living up to that reputation.
It’s been a tough winter for owls in parts of North America, and the evidence is turning up on roadsides, at bird feeders and at a wildlife rehabilitation center in Minnesota.
Snow and rain will continue to fall throughout Minnesota well into Sunday with the possibility of a big snow storm beginning Sunday night in the extreme southwestern part of the state.
Thousands of Minnesota students had the day off, dozens of flights were canceled and the cleanup is far from over after the Twin Cities got hit with about a foot of snow over the past two days, culminating with Tuesday’s heavy downfall.
Eric Edgett has been plowing driveways and parking lots since midnight. With snow continuing to fall, it’s likely to be hours before he gets a chance to rest.
Winter is nowhere near finished with Minnesota yet, and a new round of snow landed in the state just in time to make the morning commute another one for the aspirin files.
The bitter chill in the air earlier this week is set to lift in Minnesota on Thursday, but snow is expected to move into the state late in the evening.