Sunday, March 17, 2013
But just to the west many Minnesota counties are facing a Blizzard Warning issued by the National Weather Service.
So far Hennepin County has escaped an ominous Blizzard Warning for Monday from the National Weather Service. Instead, the NWS has put the area under a 24-hour Winter Weather Advisory that starts at 1 a.m. on Monday, March 18. But it's a Blizzard Warning for counties just to the west, so beware and take care. Here is the NWS announcement of the Winter Weather Advisory: BLIZZARD CONDITIONS LIKELY ACROSS WESTERN, SOUTHERN AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY EVENING. A LATE SEASON WINTER STORM WILL BRING A QUICK BURST OF 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY MONDAY ACROSS THE REGION. THIS STORM WILL DRIVE A POWERFUL COLD FRONT THROUGH MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN BY MIDDAY MONDAY. WEST TO NORTHWEST …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Up to 10 inches of snow, strong winds possible Sunday and Monday.
Here we go again. Monday morning’s commute could be a major mess, as the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the entire Twin Cities region, beginning early Sunday morning and continuing through Monday afternoon. Snow accumulations of up to 10 inches are possible. The precipitation should begin with a light, wintry mix Saturday night, turning to heavy snow by late Sunday. To top it all off, strong winds on the back end of the front will result in blowing, drifting snow on Sunday night and Monday morning. The Twin Cities area isn’t getting hit nearly so hard as other areas of the country. A blizzard watch is in effect for western and central Minnesota, which could see more than a foot of snow, along with winds of up …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Tuesday morning commute was better than Monday, but drivers will still find below-average speeds on roads between Minnetonka and Minneapolis.
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Roads throughout the area are improving, but drivers will find reduced speeds on local roads. Lieutenent Eric Roeske of the Minnesota State Patrol said drivers should plan on doubling their normal commute times and "expect icy patches and slippery spots." Delays are currently being reported on multiple roads in the west Metro, including most interstate arteries. The light traffic Monday night and early Tuesday morning gave state and local transportaion departments a chance to tackle the compacted snow clinging to most area roads—blamed for giving most drivers the most problems. No serious accidents are currently on the radar. Follow MnDOT on Twitter for the latest accidents and traffic camera photos At least a foot of snow fell in …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
A powerful storm will continue to impact the region all day Sunday, with snowfall expected to become heavy at times during the day. A winter storm warning is in effect until midnight Sunday.
Making a snowman? Shoveling your driveway? The kids are loving the snow? Upload your photos here to our gallery! A winter storm warning remains in effect until midnight Sunday, Dec. 9, for the city of Minnetonka and much of Minnesota. A total of anywhere from 9 to 15 inches is expected to fall on Minnetonka by the time all is said and done, with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen forecasting snowfall to wrap up Sunday evening. Travel is expected to be difficult, with winds increasing in the afternoon and evening. "The heavy snow will taper off this evening with a few snow showers expected thereafter," the National Weather Service said in a winter storm warning. "The wind will then increase from the northwest with drifting snow …