NOAA: Christmas Might Be One Of The Warmest On RecordIf your number one holiday wish this year is to have a white Christmas in Minnesota, you may want to start thinking about a backup wish. According to the maps released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the entire state stands a better than normal chance of experiencing above-normal temperatures between Dec. 22 and Dec. 28.
Amid Warm Temps, Golf Courses In Maple Plain & Oakdale ReopenIt's been a brown winter so far, but the silver lining is that things are looking green for golfers this week. Pioneer Creek Golf Course in Maple Plain announced they would be reopening at 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Ice Anglers, Businesses Irked By Mild TempsA vacant parking lot at Hardy's Boats and Bait on Medicine Lake tells a state-wide story. Instead of ice houses, they see golden eyes and mergansers. But ducks are the last thing ice anglers want to see this time of year -- and days like Friday do not help.
Golfers Still Hitting The Green, Halfway Through NovemberThis time last year, Minnesota already under several inches of snow. That unseasonably warm weekend is great for golf courses like Columbia Golf Club, where the parking lot is full and doesn't need to be plowed.
Mosquito Season Getting Longer In MinnesotaThere are lots of things to celebrate about Minnesota summers, but mosquitos aren't one of them. Now there are signs that the mosquito season is actually getting longer.
Patience, Dear Minnesotans, Warmth Is Coming BackThe weather outside may be frightful, but the extended forecast is so delightful. Following the storm fronts over the weekend, temperatures plunged perilously going into the work week.
4 Things To Know: Frozen 2, Food Trucks, & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, March 13, 2015. They include a craft brew-inspired Mountain Dew spinoff and the return of food trucks and bike-sharing.
Early Spring Means Business For Food Trucks, Nice Ride BikesLate winter days like Thursday aren't just good for morale. For some locals, the early arrival of spring means more money. For instance, on Marquette Ave. and 7th Street, light jacket weather equals heavy foot traffic in the food truck lines.
Ready For Another #Top10WxDay? Thursday's Bringing It!Tuesday was a #Top10WxDay. And now it looks like Wednesday is going to be the meat in a #Top10WxDay sandwich, because Matt Brickman says Thursday will bring another glorious one.
Warmer Weather Springs Golf Courses To Open EarlyOur first stretch of mild March weather has prompted some golf courses across the state to open ahead of schedule or at least get ready for the season to start. As of Tuesday, there are two golf courses near the Twin Cities that are open for business, and more are scheduled to get their season started this week.
Twin Cities Takes Advantage Of #Top10WxDayIf you haven't booked some time outdoors this Tuesday, you're not doing it right. That's because it's a #Top10WxDay. Meteorologist Matt Brickman said temperature should flirt with the 60s in the Twin Cities, and indeed have already topped that benchmark in other areas of the state.
Outdoor Workers Welcome Warmer WeatherIn contrast to the past few months, construction worker Josh Miller didn't have to bundle up against ice, snow and biting wind before starting his outdoor job on Monday.
Mpls. Parks And Rec Close Outdoor Skating Rinks Due To Warm WeatherThe Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is warning everyone to be cautious if they plan to go out on the ice. Thanks to our warmer weather, ice on a number of lakes has thinned considerably.
December Heat Delays Opening Of Some Ice RinksThe city of Minneapolis says workers need ten consecutive days of temperatures below 20 degrees to create and open rinks.
Corn Emerging In Minnesota Behind Average Warm weather is helping crops emerge in Minnesota, but corn and soybean development remains behind average. According to the weekly Minnesota crop report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says 93 percent of the corn crop is planted, which is near the five-year average of 95 percent.