Monday, April 8, 2013
Snow will start following in earnest Wednesday night.
(Updated 8:14 a.m. April 9 to show that the National Weather Service had upgraded the winter storm watch to a winter storm warning.) *** The Twin Cities office of the National Weather Service on Tuesday declared a winter storm warning for much of west central and central Minnesota, including Hennepin and Anoka counties. A winter storm warning means “significant amounts of snow, sleet are ice are expected or occuring.” The warning is in effect until 1 p.m. Thursday Some parts of the west central Minnesota could see six to 12 inches of snow fall between Tuesday morning and Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service. In the west metro, the forecast calls for rain until Tuesday night, when ice will start accumulating. One to …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has upgraded the winter storm watch to a warning for the Twin Cities and surrounding areas, including Hennepin County. Between 6 and 12 inches could fall Monday and Tuesday.
Updated Mar. 4 at 6:50 a.m. Many thought we'd wake up to snowy sidewalks and roads Monday morning, but snow didn't begin to fall in Golden Valley until close to 7 a.m. Still, weather service forecasters say 10 inches of snow is expected to fall in the Twin Cities. The winter storm warning was updated Mar. 4 at 6:16 a.m. SNOW WAS FALLING EARLY THIS MORNING ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WERE COMMON OVERNIGHT ACROSS THE MINNESOTA RIVER VALLEY WITH TRACE TO ONE INCH AMOUNTS FARTHER EAST. IN ADDITION...SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WAS BEING REPORTED DUE TO BRISK SOUTHEAST WINDS AT 15 TO 25 MPH. THE SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN THIS MORNING WHILE CONTINUING ACROSS EASTERN MINNESOTA. …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The winter weather watch has been downgraded to an advisory.
Updated Feb. 21, 9 a.m. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has downgraded this week's winter storm, dubbed Winter Storm Q, to a "winter weather advisory" for the Twin Cities' northern area, including Golden Valley . The storm is set to dump nearly a foot of snow along the Minnesota and Iowa border, with even higher amounts possible to the west, in Nebraska. Still, snowfall amounts should hit the three-inch to six-inch mark Golden Valley, making it one of this season's more prominent snowfalls. The timing could also be a bear, with snow forecast to fall during Thursday night's drive home, straight through to Friday morning's commute into work. Check out our Golden Valley traffic map for more information about road conditions, …
Friday, February 8, 2013
As a snowy storm system prepares to blast the Northeast, Minnesotans are also getting ready for snowy weather.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for portions of Minnesota including Hennepin County. Weather service forecasters say that a storm system is “expected to lift northeast from the southern Rockies into the upper Midwest over the weekend.” A wintry mix will impede travel on Saturday night with most of the precipitation turning into “heavy snow late Sunday night.” Between six and 10 inches of snow is predicted for a number of cities including Minneapolis.
Monday, December 10, 2012
A listing of updates including snow accumulations, school closures, trail conditions and traffic information.
Updated Dec. 10, 6 a.m. Schools: Robbinsdale Area Schools are not impacted by Golden Valley's snow emergency and will open at the usual time today. Hopkins Public Schools, like virtually most west metro school districts, has not announced that it is postponing school or closing it altogether. Roads: Conditions are slippery and traffic gurus are reporting that snow-packed roads are causing spin-outs. At 6 a.m., Lt. Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol confirmed that Minnesota's first snow storm of the year caused 637 crashes in less than 48 hours. A little before 6 a.m. on Twitter, Mpls/St Paul Traffic said: We have a bunch of wrecks and spinouts on the system right now. It'll be a very slow drive in this morning. KARE 11's Pete Busch …