Weather

Cold weather complicates plowing

5:17 PM, Dec 9, 2013

Snow plow crews will once again head out in full force across the Twin Cities to prepare for the Monday morning commute. The biggest challenge isn't snow, but the cold.

St. Paul asks for patience as crews try to clear streets

3:54 PM, Dec 8, 2013

Many residents blasted the city on social media. One father wrote: "I love you Saint Paul but this is going to show up in your performance evaluation. I am genuinely frightened as I go out into the city with my children today."

Events roll on despite bitter cold temps

11:44 AM, Dec 8, 2013

Despite bitter cold weather, some events rolled on across the Twin Cities on Saturday.

More cold temps, light snow in Minnesota forecast

8:23 AM, Dec 8, 2013

Temperatures will remain well below freezing across most of the state.

Car care tips in bitter temps

4:11 PM, Dec 7, 2013

The bitter cold can be brutal on our cars. Here are some tips to keep your vehicle running smoothly in the frigid cold.

Be warm, not cool: doctors warn of frostbite as temps drop

10:29 AM, Dec 7, 2013

These days, there's a new group the dangers of cold weather has a grip on: those trying to be cool instead of practical.

Street team works to get homeless off cold streets

10:25 PM, Dec 6, 2013

For years Joseph Desenclos has been going out night after night to try and take the homeless to warmer shelter to sleep or just to have a cup of coffee.

Sun dogs invade Minnesota

9:22 AM, Dec 6, 2013

The dogs are barking across Minnesota Thursday morning. We're talking sun dogs, a weather phenomena that appears on the horizon on frigid winter mornings.

Lakeville student killed in crash

9:50 PM, Dec 4, 2013

A 17-year-old student is dead after a crash while on her way to Lakeville North High School.

Two Harbors smiles through 3 feet of snow

6:29 PM, Dec 4, 2013

Minnesota's North Shore celebrates its beauty. On occasion it comes with a beast.

North Shore braces for possible 3 feet of snow

12:51 PM, Dec 4, 2013

In two days time parts of the North Shore, including Two Harbors, have received more than two feet, and some maps say residents will get up to three feet before the flakes start falling.

Combo of hills and snow torment Duluth drivers

7:00 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Just one letter separates the word "hill" from the opposite of heaven, and drivers in Duluth were somewhere in between Tuesday as they navigated one of Minnesota's hilliest, snowiest cities.

Heavy snow shuts down U of M Duluth

10:42 PM, Dec 3, 2013

The University of Minnesota Duluth will be closed Wednesday because of a snowstorm, a move the school rarely makes.

Rain, snow hit East during the Thanksgiving rush

9:17 PM, Nov 27, 2013

A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast has dumped up to 9 inches of snow in parts of upstate New York but hasn't caused the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers feared.

Thin ice warning issued for kids on holiday break

9:28 AM, Nov 26, 2013

Safety officials are warning parents to keep an eye on their children over the Thanksgiving holiday as they visit family and friends who live near lakes, ponds or streams.

Thanksgiving travel delays expected as storms head east

3:02 PM, Nov 25, 2013

Some of the country's biggest airports could be seeing some major delays as a winter storm system continues to move eastward.

Ski season arrives in Minnesota

12:44 PM, Nov 24, 2013

Several downhill ski areas around Minnesota are open this weekend with limited runs.

Powerful storm system blasts US West; 8 killed

4:52 PM, Nov 23, 2013

A powerful storm system that's already caused hundreds of accidents across the West is marching eastward with predictions of widespread snow, freezing temperatures and gusty winds.

Gophers to host rival in stadium's coldest game

10:31 AM, Nov 23, 2013

Fans and players will be taking part in the coldest game ever at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday when the rival Badgers come to town.

U of M simulator replicates tornadic winds

6:57 PM, Nov 19, 2013

A wind tunnel at the Aerospace Engineering lab can simulate wind speeds up to 100 miles per hour.

At least 6 dead as twisters, storms slam Midwest

8:29 AM, Nov 18, 2013

At least six people were killed and dozens more were injured, authorities said. Some were reportedly trapped in collapsed buildings.

Weather makes a difference in wartime

5:44 PM, Nov 11, 2013

When you start to think of wartime weather, the Invasion of Normandy might come to mind.

Minnesota families await word on typhoon's toll

8:51 PM, Nov 9, 2013

Communications with the Philippines remains spotty, as Minnesota families await word on loved ones following Typhoon Hiayan.

Super-Typhoon Haiyan facts

6:21 PM, Nov 8, 2013

The tropical cyclone in its entirety would cover much of the United States and parts of Canada and Mexico!

Deer hunters anxious for weekend, good forecast

9:47 PM, Nov 7, 2013

Firearms deer hunting season opens Saturday in Minnesota and that has a whole lot of people keeping an eye on the forecast.

Snowfall leaves Minnesotans questioning the season

5:56 PM, Nov 6, 2013

 If you're wondering what season it is.. the answer depends on who you ask. The calendar says autumn, and many trees still have yellow, red and even green leaves!

Snowfall totals light in metro, heavier southwest

3:16 PM, Nov 6, 2013

The official snowfall total in the Twin Cities ended up at 2.2" at the MSP Airport, not a blizzard but worth noting on the 5th of November.

November snow blows into Minn.

9:40 PM, Nov 5, 2013

A November storm was moving across the state Tuesday evening, dumping several inches of snow.

First measurable snow approaches

7:54 AM, Nov 5, 2013

Much of southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin, including the Twin Cities, are under a Winter Weather Advisory this evening into the overnight hours. That's downgraded from a Winter Storm Watch that was issued yesterday.

 

Minnesota farmers make rapid harvest progress

2:59 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Minnesota farmers are making rapid progress on the fall harvest after a slow start to the growing season.