Thursday, April 11, 2013
Snow is possible every day until Tuesday.
The prospect of more snow remains even as residents dig out from “Winter Storm Walda” Thursday’s weather closed the Hiawatha light rail, cancelled numerous flights out of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and forced schools to cancel or postpone most sporting events. The winter storm warning expired at 7 p.m. Thursday, but a winter weather advisory remains in effect until noon Friday. “A winter weather advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties,” according to the National Weather Service. There is an 80 percent chance of snow Friday, mostly until noon. Snow is possible every day until Tuesday.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Temperatures should recover into the 20s by Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the Twin Cities area, warning that temperatures could reach dangerous levels from midnight Thursday through noon Friday. The combination of wind and cold could result in wind chills of more than 30 below zero, and as much as 40 below zero in isolated areas, during the early morning hours Friday. At such temperatures, extreme caution is warranted to avoid frostbite and hypothermia. At 40 below zero, going outdoors for more than 30 minutes without gloves or a face mask could result in frostbite. Motorists are urged to pack along extra clothing and a blanket in case of problems. Pets can also suffer from the cold, even on short walks. Temperatures should return to the 20s by …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
National Weather Service warns of potential for freezing rain and snow on Sunday.
Saturday, January 26
Temperatures are finally heading back up, but not enough to keep another layer of wintry participation from sweeping through Hennepin County. The National Weather Service has declared a winter weather advisory for Hennepin and surrounding counties, beginning Sunday morning and continuing through the evening. Freezing rain is expected across the Twin Cities region during the late morning and afternoon hours. That may change to snow during the late afternoon and evening. The weather service says there is a potential for one or two inches of snow, atop a layer of ice, which could have a big impact on Monday morning's commute. On Monday and Tuesday, highs at the freezing level or above are expected, but subzero lows may return later in the …