Historic Cold Can’t Stop Fort Snelling Nat’l Cemetery’s Rifle SquadEven in minus-20-degree weather, Fort Snelling National Cemetery's volunteer rifle squad and color guard never miss a service.
Minnesota Weather: Bitter Blast Brings Coldest Morning Seen In DecadesThe entire state, along with most of the Upper Midwest, is under a wind chill warning, according to the National Weather Service.
‘It’s Hard To Take A Breath In’: Out-Of-Towners Marvel At Minn.’s Deep FreezeThe weather in Minnesota right now literally takes your breath away. For once, MSP Airport may be the last place anyone wanted land.
USPS Halts Mail Delivery In Minnesota Due To Polar VortexUSPS announced Tuesday afternoon theThe United States Postal Services says "neither snow nor rain nor heat" keeps them from delivering. But extreme cold does.
Many Restaurants & Grocery Stores Closing Due To Extreme ColdMinnesota schools are definitely not the only entities closing down during the extreme cold over the next couple days.
Polar Vortex Means Big Business For Auto Shops, Food DeliveryWhile many Minnesotans will avoid going outside in these dangerously-cold temperatures, some people are paid to be out there.
Flashback: In 1996, Temps Plunged Way, Way Below Zero For A WeekTemperatures actually went below negative 20 degrees during two separate cold snaps back in 1996.
For Science! Students Freeze Flowers Amid Polar VortexAt the University of Minnesota, frigid temps meant fashion took a back seat to scarves and ski masks.
Bundle Up: Arctic Blast Brings Subzero Temps To The MetroFollowing a weekend snowstorm that dumped more than 6 inches of snow on southern Minnesota, arctic air descended on the state, dropping temperatures Monday morning to below zero in the Twin Cities metro.
HCMC Preparing For Influx Of Frostbite Patients As Temps DropHCMC typically treats about 50-75 frostbite victims each year, and Dr. Jon Gayken -- a burn and trauma surgeon at the hospital -- says there's a common factor in those cases.
Siberian Air Brings Big Shivers To MinnesotaA week ago, we were wrapping up a six-day stretch of above-average temperatures and some melting. But Wednesday brought a different story and a different season, after officially bottoming out at minus 9 degrees in the morning. And as cold as it is Wednesday, it's not a record. February has been cold, with way more days below average than above -- and Wednesday was the coldest.
Weather Blog: The Truth About The Polar VortexAhhh, the polar vortex -- a term that garnered much more than its 15 minutes of fame last winter. I mean it sounds pretty awesome, like a mutant tornado composed of icicles and doom, and though that'd be something to see, the polar vortex is no polar-bear-nado, but a large scale weather system that has been in existence long before any of us.
2014's Minnesota Weather Extremes: A Look BackWith 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.
Dayton Holds Preventative ‘Propane Summit’ The winter of 2013 was the coldest in 50 years. And before it was over, businesses and homeowners faced a fuel crisis like never before. That's why the Gov. Mark Dayton called a "Propane Summit" with industry reps, railroads and farmers on Tuesday.
Delivery Rooms Brace For Polar Vortex Baby BoomIt's been nine months since our bitter cold winter ended. Now, delivery rooms are bracing themselves for a Polar Vortex baby boom. All 39 maternity rooms and the NICU are full this weekend at a Des Moines hospital.