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.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The National Weather Service predicts that some portions of the state could see six inches of snow.
The below winter weather advisory was issued at 3:05 p.m. on Thursday by the National Weather Service. The advisory is for a number of counties, including Hennepin County, and will extend through Saturday morning. A STORM SYSTEM WILL BEGIN TO ORGANIZE ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS LATER THIS EVENING AND MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE UPPER MIDWEST THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. INITIALLY...WARMER TEMPERATURES ALOFT WILL CAUSE PRECIPITATION TO FALL IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FOR AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 94...WITH THE PREDOMINANT TYPE OF FREEZING RAIN FOR AREAS ALONG THE MINNESOTA RIVER VALLEY...SOUTHWARD TO THE IOWA BORDER. AREAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 94 WILL HAVE A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND SNOW...POSSIBLY SOME FREEZING RAIN EARLY...BEFORE …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The National Weather Service's advisory is from 3 p.m. Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday.
Golden Valley is in a Winter Weather Advisory starting at 3 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather Service says snow accumulations could reach 2 to 4 inches, with as much as 5 inches in some areas. Unfortunately, that means the snow will coincide with people traveling to and from Super Bowl parties. "A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow will cause travel difficulties," according to the NWS. "Be prepared for snow-covered roads and limited visibilities ... and use caution while driving." Chances for snow will be sporadic this week in Golden Valley, with high temperatures in the low 30s and lows in the single digits. Here is the full weather statement: URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Snow, sleet, freezing rain could make travel difficult.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter-weather advisory for Hennepin County. Freezing rain, snow and sleet are possible this afternoon and tonight throughout the Twin Cities region as the outskirts of Winter Storm Luna pass through the area. That could make for a difficult commute Monday morning. Dakota and Washington counties, as well as western Wisconsin, have been upgraded to a winter storm warning, and could see several inches of snow accumulate. But some wintry precipitation is possible anywhere in the region. Weather service officials are urging caution on the roads. The advisory is expected to expire at midnight.
Friday, December 7, 2012
The National Weather Service changed their winter watch to a warning on Dec. 7, noting that a strong low pressure system will move through Central and Southern Minnesota Saturday night and Sunday.
Updated Dec. 7, 5:45 p.m.: The National Weather Service changed their winter weather watch to a winter storm warning Friday evening. According to the statement, snow will taper off Friday night and a "larger winter storm" is expected Saturday and Sunday. Weather service forecasters say accumulations in the winter storm warning area will range from five to eight inches. On Sunday, forecasters say that blowing and drifting snow will be an issue for drivers. ***** Published Dec. 7, 7 a.m: According to a statement released by the National Weather Service, a number of Central and Southern Minnesota counties, including Hennepin County, will receive a significant amount of snow over the next three days. The statement says: A STRONG LOW PRESSURE …
Monday, February 21, 2011
Difficult road conditions plague the entire metro.
According to the National Weather Service, a winter weather advisory remains in effect for the Twin Cities metro area until 6 p.m. tonight. Two to three inches of accumulation could still fall before we’re out of one of the snowiest winter storms in February on record. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, driving conditions remain difficult. MNDoT reports state highways 55 and 12 continue to have blowing snow, snow drifts and packed or light snow. To get an up-to-the-minute look at your commute, click here. Lieutenant Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol said the snow isn't keeping people home — he called this morning's commute "very busy." “People need to take their time if they do travel,” said Kevin Gutknecht, …